He has experience of fire claims and other property damage claims and is regularly instructed by the insurers of clients whom he is representing in inquests or in criminal regulatory matters.
Representing leaseholder of premises in which a firefighter died in claims brought by landlord and other tenants.
Represented a firm of structural engineers in civil claims arising out of the collapse of a tower crane in Liverpool city centre. The crane fell onto an apartment block causing damage estimated at in excess of £10m.
Represented a builder in claims brought by a home owner and neighbours following the partial collapse of a substantial residential property.
- Yeganeh v Zurich PLC  EWHC 1185 (QB);  EWCA Civ 398 – Insurance, arson and fraudulently exaggerated claim. The Claimant discontinued shortly before the re-trial that had been ordered by the Court of Appeal.
- BCL, Christ Church, Oxford
- MA (First Class), Christ’s College, Cambridge
- Accredited Advocacy Trainer (Gray’s Inn), 2017
- Recorder of the Crown Court, 2018
Health & Safety Lawyers Association
Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
Administrative Law Bar Association
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Chambers & Partners, 2022
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Legal 500, 2022
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Legal 500, 2021
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Chambers & Partners, 2021
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Chambers & Partners, 2020
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Chambers & Partners, 2018
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Legal 500, 2017
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Legal 500, 2016
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Chambers & Partners, 2015
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