Lord Bellamy KC resumes practice at Monckton Chambers

08 Jul 2024
Sir Christopher Bellamy

Lord Bellamy KC has resumed practice at Monckton Chambers with effect from 8th July 2024, following the end of his term as a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice. He will be specializing in competition and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on arbitration and mediation.

Lord Bellamy was a member of Monckton Chambers for many years until he became a judge of the European Court of First Instance (CFI), now the EU General Court, in 1992. From 1999 to 2007 he was the first President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT). After retiring from the CAT he joined Linklaters LLP, and was the Chairman of Linklaters Global Competition Practice from 2011 to 2020. He then re-joined Monckton Chambers until 2022, when he was appointed as the Minister responsible for justice affairs in the House of Lords.

Lord Bellamy is considered to be one of the most experienced competition lawyers in Europe. He co-authored the early editions of Bellamy & Child, European Union Law of Competition, now in its eighth edition.