0113 297 1200


Christine A Egerton

Year of call: 1992

Practises extensively in criminal law, both Prosecution and Defence with a 50/50 split.

Level 4 prosecutor (including RASSO panel)

Parole Board hearings

Attended training in prosecuting serious sexual offences and in the use of intermediaries to assist vulnerable witnesses.


‘thoughtful and sensitive with vulnerable clients’, making her a natural choice for abuse and sex cases.’ legal 500 (2013)

‘rigourous in her dealings with the prosecution.’ Legal 500 (2012)

‘Recommended in crime.’ Legal 500 (2008)

Recent Cases

  • Has been instructed as junior counsel in many cases of homicide.
  • Has conducted numerous cases of attempted murder, death by dangerous driving, serious violence, kidnap, blackmail, fraud and drugs offences.
  • Particularly experienced in prosecuting and defending serious sexual offences (rape, historical sexual abuse, child pornography etc.)
  • Wide experience in prosecuting and defending cases involving children, young and vulnerable people as defendants or witnesses.
  • Appeared for the Crown in R v H [2005] 2 All ER 859 a sexual assault case which defined the approach to sexual touching for the purposes of the Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Instructed in Parole Board hearings (Discretionary Lifer Panels etc.)


  • LL.B (Lond)
  • LL.M (Lond)

Professional Membership

  • Member of the Criminal Bar Association
  • North Eastern Circuit

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