Christopher Watson

Call: 2003


Christopher was called to the Bar in 2003 and joined St Philips Chambers in 2004. He now specialises in public law children matters. He appears regularly in the Family Court before both Circuit and High Court judges and has previously been shortlisted for the “Birmingham Barrister of the Year” award. He is part of the recruitment committee within Chambers.

Qualifications and Appointments:

BVC – Nottingham Law School

LLB (Hons) – University of Dundee

Articles and Publications

Solebo C, Watson C, Sidebotham P. Preparing paediatricians for court: evaluation of a court skills training programme.

Child Abuse Review 2012; 21(2): 131-140. DOI: 10.1002/car.1161


Association of Lawyers for Children

British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering

Family Law Bar Association

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