Christopher Sharp QC

Year of Call: 1975

Year of Silk: 1999

Inn: Inner Temple

Judicial Office: Recorder (2004), Deputy High Court judge (Family Division)

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Unparalleled forensic analysis of deeply complex issues, combined with practical common sense.”

Legal 500,  2021

One of the leading family and personal injury Silks, Christopher’s practice encompasses both claimant and defendant work. He is instructed in relation to professional negligence claims involving solicitors arising primarily from cohabitant disputes including ToLATA, trusts and estates, divorce, financial remedies and general matrimonial work.

Christopher has extensive expertise in cases of negligence in the conduct of litigation in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence.


  • Visiting Fellow UWE
  • Elected a Bencher of the Inner Temple in July 2016

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association (Founder Chairman of Bristol branch)
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA (Oxon)