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James Medd

Call 1985

"He has a wonderful ability to pick apart detail and then pull it together in a practical and user-friendly manner."
(Chambers & Partners 2016)

James Medd’s practice focuses on claims relating to insurance, property damage, product liability and construction. He is consistently ranked in the major legal directories as a leading junior in these fields.

He has considerable experience of the insurance and liability aspects of fires, explosions, floods and personal injury accidents particularly those occurring on construction sites.

Many of his cases involve more than one party and include questions of insurance, professional and other negligence, sale of goods law and contribution.

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Qualifications


  • Queens College Cambridge (1981 – 1983)
  • Winchester College Scholar (1975 – 1980)

Memberships


  • COMBAR
  • LCLCBA
  • PIBA
  • PNBA
  • TECBAR

Rankings


  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2018)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Legal 500 2018)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2017)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Legal 500 2017)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2016)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2015)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Legal 500 2015)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2014)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Legal 500 2014)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance and Product Liability (Legal 500 2013)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance & Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2012)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance and Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2011)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance and Consumer & Product Liability (Legal 500 2011)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction, Insurance and Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2010)
  • Leading Junior in Construction, Insurance and Consumer & Product Liability (Legal 500 2010)
  • Leader at the Bar in Construction and Product Liability (Chambers & Partners 2009)
  • Leading Junior in Insurance and Consumer & Product Liability (Legal 500 2009)

Recommendations


“A class act.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“Thoroughly grasps complex information and adds considerable value to a case…You are always confident in the advice he gives you.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“He has a capacity for obtaining a thorough grasp of complex information and documentation in high-value cases and of adding considerable value to the case and overall client strategy.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“An excellent advocate, recommended for property damage matters with complex technical background.”

Legal 500, 2017

“Technically flawless, immensely hardworking and a superb advocate.”

Legal 500, 2017

“An intelligent and highly skilled junior.”

Legal 500, 2017

“He has a wonderful ability to pick apart detail and then pull it together in a practical and user-friendly manner.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“Very good to work with – he will go the extra mile for you. He is somebody who is, frankly, a pleasure to deal with.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“I go to him on cases where I need someone who can get to grips with the very technical aspects of a case, and is very good at getting down to the minute detail of a case.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“You can have confidence in his advice and he is someone who looks at everything very thoroughly.”

Chambers & Partners 2015

“Excellent on policy cover points – goes through complex issues in an easy-to-digest way….Will dot every ‘i’ and cross every ‘t’: essential for technical, high-value cases.”

Legal 500 2015

“Impressive. His ability to collate and then disseminate information to support our various arguments on coverage was excellent…A real details man…phenomenally bright and very experienced.”

Chambers & Partners 2014


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