Christopher Cooke

Call: 2018

Christopher accepts instructions in Chambers’ core practice areas including commercial, costs and regulatory matters. He acts regularly in trials and interim hearings and has a busy paper-based practice advising and drafting pleadings.

Christopher acts in a wide range of professional negligence matters and has undertaken a secondment at the professional indemnity team of a leading firm. He has particular experience in claims against solicitors and recently has advised in cases concerning allegations of negligent conveyancing, conduct of litigation and drafting of commercial agreements.

Christopher has a varied clinical negligence practice and has appeared in the High Court and County Court in such cases. He is regularly instructed in high-value claims  concerning failure to diagnose cancer, surgical negligence and consent, amongst many others.

Christopher also frequently advises and appears in court in personal injury cases. He acts for both claimants and defendants in cases involving allegations of fraud and fundamental dishonesty. He has acted in claims against employers, local authorities, highway authorities and motorists. He has significant experience of credit hire claims.

Prior to joining Chambers, Christopher graduated from Emmanuel College, Cambridge with a First in Philosophy. After attending City Law School, he worked as an advocate for LPC Law. In that role he appeared in over 250 hearings in the County Court, including approval hearings, mortgage possession hearings, bankruptcy proceedings and CCMCs.

Bar Professional Training Course (Very Competent) – City Law School (2017-2018)

Graduate Diploma in Law – City Law School (2016-2017)

MA (Cantab) Philosophy (First Class) – Emmanuel College, Cambridge (2013-2016)

Rowley Mainhood Prize; MT Dodds Prize – Emmanuel College, Cambridge (2016)

Hooper Senior Scholarship – Emmanuel College, Cambridge (2014)

Lloyd Davies Philosophy Essay Prize – Oriel College, Oxford (2012)

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