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Alexander Antelme KC
Year of Call: 1993

Alexander Antelme KC is joint Head of Chambers. He specialises in the fields of product liability, clinical negligence, property damage, insurance and personal injury. His cases are of the highest...

Michael Kent KC
Year of Call: 1975

Michael Kent KC has an extensive practice in a range of common law fields including personal injuries and disease work; liability insurance; product liability; nuisance and property disputes involving...

Margaret Bickford-Smith KC
Year of Call: 1973

Practice Overview Margaret took silk in 2003 having developed a broad practice encompassing high-value and complex negligence cases as well as construction, commercial and environmental enforcement...

Christopher Kennedy KC
Year of Call: 1989

Christopher Kennedy KC specialises in a broad range of personal injury litigation, including all types of employer's liability, public liability, serious road traffic accidents and industrial disease...

David Platt KC
Year of Call: 1987

David Platt KC specialises in occupational disease, personal injury, insurance, health and safety, sports, abuse and inquest work. He also specialises in group litigation.  He undertakes most forms...

Andrew Smith KC
Year of Call: 1988

Andrew Smith KC has over 30 years of experience of litigation in courts at all levels. He has practised at the Scottish Bar (call 1988, silk 2002) and since 2006 at the English Bar. He took silk in...

James Maxwell-Scott KC
Year of Call: 1995

James is a specialist in public inquiries, inquests and criminal regulatory law. He has been Leading Counsel representing the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in all Phases and Modules of...

Patrick Blakesley KC
Year of Call: 1993

Patrick Blakesley KC specialises in catastrophic personal injury and fatal accident claims; and related actions: insurance coverage and indemnity issues; other contractual issues; conflicts of laws;...

Andrew Davis KC
Year of Call: 1996

Andrew specialises in personal injury (particularly claims which are high value / complex), product liability, commercial and IT, insurance and property damage. His approach combines getting firmly to...

Farrah Mauladad KC
Year of Call: 1999

Farrah Mauladad KC specialises in clinical negligence, personal injury, healthcare regulatory law and product liability matters. She has extensive experience in Court and is often instructed in cases...

Richard Whitehall KC
Year of Call: 1998

Personal Injury Richard specialises in complex and high-value personal injury cases. He has a very busy practice, representing Claimants and Defendants. He has been instructed for many years on...

John Stevenson
Year of Call: 1975

John Stevenson main areas of practice are clinical negligence, insurance and professional negligence. Other significant areas of work are arbitration, commercial law, construction and personal...

John Greenbourne
Year of Call: 1978

John Greenbourne's main areas of practice are professional negligence (chiefly concerned with insurance services, legal advice, property valuation and construction, education and clinical treatment);...

A. John Williams
Year of Call: 1983

John specialises in Personal Injury and Industrial Disease claims together with Health & Safety at Work cases. John is an experienced Junior who works closely with others in the litigation team...

Steven Coles
Year of Call: 1983

Steven Coles is regularly instructed in a wide range of insurance-related cases, often policy coverage disputes, also defence of third party claims, and insurers’ subrogated recovery claims –...

James Medd
Year of Call: 1985

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...

Shaun Ferris
Year of Call: 1985

Shaun Ferris specialises in personal injury and product liability cases. His personal injury practice includes all types of catastrophic injury claims and the full spectrum of chronic pain cases. He...

Catherine Foster
Year of Call: 1986

Catherine practices in the areas of general personal injury, disease litigation, occupational stress, child sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, modern slavery, professional negligence, product...

Peter Morton
Year of Call: 1988

Though he has acted for both Claimants and Defendant in the past, Peter Morton’s practice is now entirely for Defendants and consists of industrial disease litigation, catastrophic injury cases,...

Erica Power
Year of Call: 1990

Erica Power specialises in the fields of product liability, clinical negligence and personal injury. She has extensive experience of acting for both Claimants and Defendants and is also experienced...

Jason Evans-Tovey
Year of Call: 1990

Jason is a litigator whose attention to detail, strong legal, commercial and strategic advice as well as extensive trial and appellate advocacy experience have won him many followers in several fields...

Suzanne Chalmers
Year of Call: 1995

Suzanne Chalmers specialises in insurance, professional negligence, property damage and personal injury as well as dealing with general commercial disputes. Her strength lies in her ability to...

Jamie Clarke
Year of Call: 1995

Jamie Clarke has more than 25 years’ experience in his core practice areas of catastrophic / utmost severity personal injury litigation, industrial disease (including asbestos, NIHL, HAVS, workplace...

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Edward Broome
Year of Call: 1996

Edward Broome has a thriving practice encompassing the fields of multi-track personal injury litigation, occupational/industrial disease and sports law. His personal injury practice encompasses all...

Paul Higgins
Year of Call: 1996

Paul Higgins specialises in the fields of Insurance and Reinsurance, Personal Injury, Civil Fraud, Property Damage and Costs. He is recognised as an advocate possessing “an extremely sharp...

Victoria Woodbridge
Year of Call: 1998

Victoria Woodbridge specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence claims, but also receives instructions in commercial and insurance disputes and cases of professional negligence...

Jack Ferro
Year of Call: 1998

Jack Ferro has practised at Crown Office Chambers since 1999, focusing on personal injury, clinical negligence, product liability and industrial disease. He has developed special expertise and...

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Mark Armitage
Year of Call: 1999

Mark Armitage specialises in personal injury, industrial disease and inquest work. His industrial disease practice focuses on asbestos litigation; asthma claims; cancer; COSHH claims; dermatitis;...

Alexander Macpherson
Year of Call: 2000

Alexander Macpherson specialises in a number of areas of common law and commercial litigation. Frequently his cases have an insurance angle, and he is regularly instructed by major national...

Rosanna Hellebronth
Year of Call: 2004

Rosanna joined Chambers on successful completion of her pupillage in 2005 and specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence, industrial disease and motor insurance fraud. In addition to...

Peter Houghton
Year of Call: 2005

Peter is an experienced junior with a thriving practice focussing on group litigation, personal injury claims, industrial disease matters and associated areas of work. He has appeared in several...

Nadia Whittaker
Year of Call: 2007

Nadia is an established clinical negligence and personal injury practitioner, ranked by The Legal 500 as Leading Junior, in clinical negligence, at the London Bar.   She acts in catastrophic cases...

Siobhan Lambertsen
Year of Call: 2007

Siobhan Lambertsen practices in the areas of personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence. She acts predominantly for Defendants, with a robust advocacy and tough cross-examination...

Helen Pagett
Year of Call: 2008

Helen Pagett specialises in personal injury, industrial disease, clinical negligence and inquests. She regularly appears in the County Court and High Court in both fast-track and multi-track matters,...

Harry Lambert
Year of Call: 2008

Harry Lambert practices in the areas of product liability, clinical negligence, personal injury and inquest law. He also sits as a Coroner in Inner North London, covering Camden, Islington, Tower...

Gemma Witherington
Year of Call: 2008

For a number of years, Gemma has been recommended as a leading junior by Legal 500. She specialises in personal injury, clinical negligence, insurance fraud, professional negligence, costs and...

Jack Macaulay
Year of Call: 2009

Jack practices in the core areas of Chamber’s work, with particular focus on personal injury, clinical negligence, professional negligence, and property damage. He is on the Attorney General’s B...

Rory Holmes
Year of Call: 2009

Rory has specialised in PI and associated areas of work over the past 13 years. He is an experienced Junior with a caseload which overlaps a number of Chambers’ specialisms. He is instructed to...

Simon O’Dwyer
Year of Call: 2010

Simon is a specialist personal injury barrister who practises exclusively in multi-track personal injury work acting for both claimants and defendants; undertaking the full spectrum of personal injury...

Jack Murphy
Year of Call: 2013

Jack has a specialist criminal regulatory law, inquests, and personal injury practice. His expertise is recognised by rankings in the major legal directories, and he was appointed to the Attorney...

Adam Taylor
Year of Call: 2014

Adam specialises in sport and international arbitration, professional negligence, property damage, personal injury, insurance fraud, and inquests. Adam first practised at Crown Office Chambers from...

Katie Ayres
Year of Call: 2014

Katie practices in the areas of local authority liability, abuse law, clinical and professional negligence, insurance, product liability and property damage. She is recognised as a Rising Star in the...

Juliet Stevens
Year of Call: 2016

Juliet Stevens is a robust advocate with extensive trial experience. She is ranked in the Legal 500 as a Leading Junior, and acts for both claimants and defendants.  Regularly instructed at RTM and...

Meredith Daniel
Year of Call: 2017

Meredith has a broad practice across Chambers’ core areas including personal injury, clinical negligence, inquests, property damage, professional negligence and general commercial litigation. She...

Frederick Simpson
Year of Call: 2018

Frederick practises across chambers’ core areas, with a particular focus on construction, insurance, professional liability and property damage. He advises and represents clients in both the High...

Hamish Fraser
Year of Call: 2021

Hamish has developed a successful practice across Chambers’ core areas, particularly in commercial disputes, construction, criminal regulatory, inquests and inquiries, insurance, property damage,...

Susanne Tanner KC (Scot)
Year of Call: 2000 (Scot); 2019 (E&W)

Susanne is an experienced Scottish silk with a wide practice encompassing civil and criminal work. She is a highly skilled litigator both at first instance and in appellate matters. She called to the...


Annie Mackley
Year of Call: 2021

Annie accepts instructions across all Chambers’ core areas, with a particular interest in clinical negligence, personal injury, professional negligence and inquests and inquiries. She joined...

Benedict Morillo
Year of Call: 2021

Benedict is developing a strong insurance, professional liability, construction, property damage, and commercial practice. He is currently instructed (led by Daniel Shapiro KC and James Sharpe) in...

Sophie Ashford
Year of Call: 2021

Sophie is developing a broad practice across the span of Chambers’ core areas, with an emphasis on insurance, professional negligence, commercial disputes, property damage, inquests and inquiries,...

Bradley John-Davis
Year of Call: 2022

Bradley accepts instructions across all of Chambers’ core areas of practice, with a particular interest in insurance and reinsurance, construction, commercial matters, professional negligence,...

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