Christina GORNA

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-02-19
Education The Hollies Convent, Loreto Convent Llandudno, Univ of Manchester (LLB), Univ of Neuchâtel (Dip Swiss and Int Law), Sorbonne (Dip French Civilisation), Br Cncl scholar
Books & Publications
Recreations reading, swimming, performing and visual arts, art collecting, visiting galleries, writing, painting, clothes (especially hats); reading and writing poetry
Clubs Groucho, Network
Style Miss Christina Gorna
Career barr, writer, broadcaster and columnist; called to the Bar Middle Temple 1960 (Harmsworth Scholar); sr lectr Coventry Univ 1973-79, in practice specialising in criminal, family, professional negligence, licensing and media law 1980-, former head Castle Chambers Exeter, ldr Cathedral Chambers Exeter; regulator: ABIA, security industry 2003-; numerous TV and radio appearances incl: Question Time, Any Questions?, Woman's Hour, Kilroy, The Time The Place, Great Expectations, Behind the Headlines, Central Weekend, Advice Shop, The Verdict, Esther - You Are What You Wear, Points of Law, Ready Steady Cook; presenter: Careering Ahead, Experts Exported, The Flying Brief (TV series), Check it Out (consumer series); regular contrib: GMTV, UK Living, Westcountry TV, Viva Radio, Talk Radio, London Talk Radio, Gemini Radio, Channel 1, TLC, The Right Thing, Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Sussex, Liberty Radio (legal corr), BBC Radio London (also legal corr); occasional contrib five TV, Great Lives 'Vivien Leigh' (BBC Radio 4); judge Sex in Court (series, E4), The Flying Brief (series, Channel 4), Real Women 2012; profile writer, gossip columnist, book, theatre and art reviewer, public speaker, debater and fashion model; columnist The Universe; profiled in City Magazine 1998 and Express Echo 1999; memb: SW Rent Assessment Tbnl 1999, Bd Amazonia (radical women's theatre gp) 2002-, Advsy Body Women in Prison, Prison Reform Tst, Sub-Ctee ABIA, London Ladies Ctee Cancer Research Campaign, Western Circuit, 300 Gp, Charter 88, Assoc of Women Barristers, Thomas More Soc, Assoc of Catholic Lawyers, Media Soc, Church Cncl St Michael's English Church Beaulieu-sur-Mer Cote d'Azur; hon pres Network West, chair Network Far West; lady ambass Lady Magazine; FRSA 1994
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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