Christopher Burrows

Call date: 2016 (Third Six Pupil)
Email: cburrows@elyplace.com
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Christopher Burrows

Call date: 2016 (Third Six Pupil)
Email: cburrows@elyplace.com
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Areas of practice

    Public & regulatory - Ely Place Chambers London

Chris accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ core areas of practice, with a focus on property, insolvency and private client work.

Before coming to the Bar, he spent 12 years as an officer in the British Army and developed strong organisational skills, effective communication, and a practical approach to problem-solving. He also has experience of commercial complexity gained as a project manager in the global headquarters of a major bank.

More recently, Chris delivered negotiation training to civil servants and worked as an adjudicator for a consumer ADR scheme. As a volunteer for a national charity, he continues to represent children with Special Educational Needs in the First-Tier Tribunal.

When work and family commitments permit, Chris is a keen cyclist and singer.

 

Regulatory information

Vat number: 306 3076 31

Bar Standards Board

 

Latest news

“Deny everything Baldrick”

Blackadder’s immortal words used to be the advice when challenging the jurisdiction of an adjudicator appointed under Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (“HGCRA 1986”).   Since at least the decision in GPS v Ringway Infrastructure...

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Relief from Sanctions in Libel Claim

Beth Grossman representing the care home defendant in a libel claim Rochester v Ingham House Ltd [2019] 2 WLUK 25, successfully obtained relief from sanctions retrospectively extending time for service of a defence. Following cross-applications for strike out and...

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“Revenge porn” settlement

The Claimants, A and B were in a relationship. This case was a departure from the usual circumstances where “revenge porn” claims arise: the individual disclosing the information had not been in a relationship with either Claimant but had instead tried to use the...

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