Monckton Chambers is pleased to share the news that The Queen has approved Sir Christopher Bellamy QC’s appointment as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Ministry of Justice in the House of Lords. Her Majesty has also been pleased to signify Her intention to confer a life peerage upon Sir Christopher.
Sir Christopher is a door tenant at Monckton Chambers. He is a former judge and recently chaired an independent review of the criminal legal aid system that reported in December 2021.
While a Minister, Sir Christopher will not be accepting any work through Monckton Chambers.