Christian Wisskirchen joins Gatehouse Chambers

19 Oct 2023

Gatehouse Chambers is delighted to welcome Christian Wisskirchen as its first International Business Development Consultant. This new role has been developed to super-charge the progress that Chambers has made over recent years in developing work and relationships in the international and offshore markets.

Christian will be a significant asset to Chambers as he joins us following an extensive legal career, most recently as Head of International at the Bar Council of England and Wales and previously at the Law Society of England and Wales. He brings with him a wealth of experience and understanding of what the English and Welsh Bar can offer to the international legal market, and what barristers can add to law firms’ practices and international clients worldwide by way of consultancy, advocacy and other dispute resolution services.

Joint Head of Chambers, Charles Bagot KC comments: “Christian’s appointment is a significant boost for Gatehouse Chambers.  We look forward to working with him on our international strategy and business development programme.”

Amanda Illing, CEO adds: “Christian’s international market knowledge and experience fits perfectly with our strategic objectives and the breadth of service we can offer to our clients in the domestic and international markets in commercial, insurance, construction and real estate disputes.  James Duncan-Hartill (Practice Director) and I are thrilled to welcome Christian to our award-winning team.”