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Hon Christopher Gardner QC - Practice

Practiced both as a Barrister and Queen's Counsel from Lamb Chambers, Temple (where he remains an Associate Member) in all forms of contractual and tortious dispute, professional negligence, sports injuries, product liability, insurance, ultimately specializing in personal injury and clinical malpractice.

As a judge has exercised unlimited civil jurisdiction, including practice, procedure, evidence, interpretation of statutes, commercial & construction contracts, damages, elections, employment, fundamental human rights, judicial review, professional negligence, registered land, legal and beneficial property interests, boundary disputes, planning, probate, trade marks, fishery rights, disciplinary hearings.

He now sits as an Arbitrator and Mediator (contact: 07788748191)

1993
Recorder
1994
Queen's Counsel
1999
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies
2000
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
Accredited Mediator (CEDR)
2003
Chartered Arbitrator (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators)
2004
Session Chair: "What Form of Dispute Resolution for Rugby Injuries?", International Bar Association Conference, Auckland
2005
Speaker: "The Impact of International Conventions on Small States and Territories", Commonwealth Law Conference, London
Organiser, Young Lawyers' Writing Competition: "ADR. How does / could it compliment mainstream litigation relating to negligence / damages in my jurisdiction? How could / should its use be improved / expanded / curtailed?", International Bar Association Conference, Prague
2006
Speaker: "Expert Witnesses As Seen from the Bench and Bar", Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association, Toronto
Speaker: "The Interplay of Civil and Criminal Liability for Sporting Injuries", International Bar Association Conference, Chicago
Attended Chief Justices' Conferences in Grand Bahama, St. Lucia, Dominica, Cayman and Bermuda.
2008
Panel Member to advise H M Treasury on appointment of independent valuer of Northern Rock
2009
Panel Member to advise H M Treasury on appointment of independent valuer of Bradford & Bingley
Session Chair: "Legal Professional Privilege", Commonwealth Law Conference, Hong Kong
2011
Session Chair: "Judicial Intervention and the Role of the Courts", LCIA Seminar, Hyderabad
Session Chair: "The Role of Lawyers: The Commonwealth (Latimer House) Principles & the Rule of Law", Commonwealth Law Conference, Hyderabad