Christina Warner

Christina Warner

Christina Warner is a multi-award-winning family, animal protection and international crime barrister at 33 Bedford Row.

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Spain, machismo and #MeToo

Spain’s #SeAcabó movement highlights a problematic past entrenched in machismo and misogyny, as well as its gender-based violence today, reports Christina Warner

15 January 2024

DNR orders, disability & the right to decide

Christina Warner investigates the unlawful and inappropriate application of ‘do not resuscitate’ orders to those with disabilities

12 June 2023

Is the Disability Confident scheme up to the task – and suitable for the Bar?

An investigation into the government’s Disability Confident employer accreditation scheme and whether it is reaching the Bar. By Christina Warner, with contributions from Daniel Holt and Mark Henderson

13 March 2023

The conflict in Ukraine – an international crisis

The atrocities in Ukraine have prompted an international outcry, calling for Putin to be held accountable – Christina Warner explores the legal mechanisms and vast evidential burdens

22 March 2022

COVID’s impact on the welfare of companion animals

With COVID restrictions removed and increasing reports of lockdown companions being abandoned, Christina Warner looks at the impact on Britain’s pandemic pets

24 February 2022

Banning conversion therapy

The psuedo scientific, coercive and abhorrent practice of conversion therapy still remains legal in the UK. Christina Warner investigates

11 February 2022

Daily battles of the differently abled

Inspiring words from barristers with (dis)abilities on dealing with the extra challenges in an already arduous profession and their ideas to improve access: Christina Warner talks to Marisa Cohen, Rachel Barnes and Rebecca Griffiths

14 December 2021

The ICC, the Rome Statute and crimes against the LGBT community

Mind the gap: Christina Warner looks at LGBT+ protections, legislative ambiguities and chinks in the ICC framework

25 June 2021

Women’s safety: attitudes must change

How the tragedy of Sarah Everard became every woman’s story. By Christina Warner

11 May 2021

Draft Domestic Abuse Bill: Progress or pitfall?

The draft Domestic Abuse Bill is dividing opinion. Initially hailed as a step-change, why is it now generating significant backlash? asks Christina Warner

18 April 2019
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The Chair of the Bar sets out how the new government can restore the justice system

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