1 Crown Office Row is pleased to announce that Christina Lambert QC has been appointed as a Justice of the High Court, assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division. The appointment will take effect from 11th January 2018 from when Christina will be known as The Honourable Mrs Justice Lambert.

Christina was called to the Bar in 1988 and joined Chambers in 2004 from 6 Pump Court. She took Silk in 2009 and was authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2017. During her 13 years in Chambers, Christina’s practice has focused on clinical negligence, professional regulation and inquests and inquiries. She was Leading Counsel to the Dame Janet Smith Review which was established by the BBC to undertake an independent investigation into alleged misconduct by Jimmy Savile and the relevant culture and practices at the BBC. In 2013 she was appointed by Sir John Goldring as Lead Counsel to the new inquests into the 96 deaths resulting from the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in April 1989. The inquests were heard in Warrington from 2014 to 2016.

Read more about her appointment here.