Edward Broome’s practice entails advocacy and advisory work in the following fields: Civil Procedure & Costs, Commercial & Contracts, Personal Injury (incorporating Health & Safety and Statutory Undertakers), Professional Negligence and Sports Law.
Edward has undertaken a variety of general contractual work, with the emphasis on sale and supply of goods and services and consumer credit and consumer protection cases. He has particular experience in claims arising out of the sale of and financing of the sale of cars.
Edward is experienced in all aspects of civil procedure, including limitation, service of documents, admissibility of expert evidence and admissions of liability.
He regularly represents both Claimant and Defendant at detailed costs hearings, covering all aspects of claims for additional liabilities.
Edward represents both Claimant and Defendant in all aspects of employers’ liability and public liability claims against local authorities, NHS Trusts, statutory undertakers and others including all forms of workplace claims as well as highway, housing disrepair and occupiers’ liability claims.
He acts for both Claimant and Defendant in most types of Health and Safety cases.
He acts in all aspects of claims arising out of damage to apparatus including cables and pipes.
CRU appeals and claims under the Criminal Injuries Compensation schemes.
Industrial disease litigation: asbestos-related injuries, dermatitis, work-related asthma, WRULD, HAVS, COSHH claims and deafness.
Road traffic accidents and also claims against the MIB.
Edward represents both Claimant and Defendant in these areas including clinical negligence, architects negligence and solicitors’ and barristers’ negligence.
He has been involved in all aspects of regulatory work. He has represented and advised both individual sportsmen and women as well as regulatory bodies. He has appeared before various sporting governing bodies, including the British Boxing Board of Control, UKA and the British Weight Lifting Association (BAWLA).
He sits as Chairman on British Weight Lifting Association Doping Disciplinary Tribunals, sitting in judgment on individual cases of contested positive doping offences. Recent cases on testosterone cases available on UK Sport website.
He has advised on issues of eligibility criteria for athletes and has also acted in a number of personal injury claims for footballers following negligent tackles on the field of play.
- PGD in Sport & Law
- BA (Oxon)