Chris Bryden


Chris has built a busy practice across the range of the common law, with the exception of crime, and enjoys a well-deserved reputation for his knowledge and expertise in each area. He appears regularly in the County Court as well as in the High Court and Employment Tribunals, and has been involved in cases up to and including the Supreme Court. He regularly is instructed at Appellate level and has enjoyed notable success particularly in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has extensive and wide-ranging experience particularly in the areas of:

  • Financial Remedies (previously known as Ancillary Relief);
  • Employment;
  • Housing and Landlord and Tenant;
  • Insolvency;
  • Private law children;
  • Property and Commercial;
  • Trusts of Land and co-ownership disputes;
  • Wills and Probate; and
  • General civil litigation.
  • Before coming to the Bar, Chris spent a year working as an AO in the litigation department of the Treasury Solicitor where he gained experience of numerous cases involving the Home Office.

    Year Qualified



    Visiting Fellow, University of Bedfordshire (2011- )
    LLM (Merit), University College London
    MA (Oxon.), Magdalen College, Oxford


    Property Bar Association
    Employment Lawyers Association
    Family Law Bar Association


    Qualified to undertake Public Access work
    Accredited to provide Public Access training