Christopher Humby

Christopher Humby

Christopher accepts briefs in all areas of civil and commercial law with particular experience in construction and engineering disputes.

Christopher was an Of Counsel at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP in London prior to commencing at the Independent Bar. He has worked in the commercial litigation and construction departments of top-tier law firms in Australia and the UK since his admission in 2009.

Christopher was selected as a “Rising Star” by US legal publication Law360 for 2019 in the area of construction and was noted by Legal 500 UK 2021 for International Arbitration.


  • Master of Laws (LLM) (2012) (University of Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Honours) (2007) (University of Adelaide)
  • Bachelor of Justice & Society (2003) (Flinders University of South Australia)


  • Admitted to practice (2009)
  • Independent Bar (2022)

Professional memberships

  • South Australian Bar Association (Bar Reader 2022)
  • Society of Construction Law Australia

Areas of practice

  • Arbitration
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Contract
  • Insurance
  • Insolvency
  • Professional negligence
  • Property