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Alexander Antelme QC
Year of Call: 1993

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

Richard Lynagh QC
Year of Call: 1975

Richard Lynagh QC is a former Head of Crown Office Chambers. He has a wide-ranging civil practice, which includes: personal injury, insurance & reinsurance, professional liability, commercial...

Michael Kent QC
Year of Call: 1975

Michael Kent QC 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...

Margaret Bickford-Smith QC
Year of Call: 1973

Margaret Bickford-Smith QC took silk in 2003 having developed a broad practice encompassing high-value and complex negligence cases, property, construction, commercial law and environmental...

Christopher Kennedy QC
Year of Call: 1989

Christopher Kennedy QC 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 QC
Year of Call: 1987

David Platt QC specialises in occupational disease, personal injury, insurance, health and safety, sports, abuse and inquest work. He also undertakes most forms of common law, environmental work and...

Andrew Smith QC
Year of Call: 1988

Andrew Smith QC 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 QC
Year of Call: 1995

James is a specialist in Criminal Regulatory law and inquests. His practice is a roughly equal mix of representing organisations and individuals facing prosecution for safety based regulatory offences...

Patrick Blakesley QC
Year of Call: 1993

Patrick Blakesley QC 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 QC
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 QC
Year of Call: 1999

Farrah Mauladad QC 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...

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

Peter Morton’s practice is 75% industrial disease litigation, almost all of which is for Defendants. The balance of his practice involves higher-value RTA cases, workplace accidents, and...

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 Evans-Tovey 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...

Robert O’Leary
Year of Call: 1990

Robert O’Leary practises in the fields of personal injury and industrial disease, representing clients throughout the UK. He has acted on behalf of insurers and institutions, including the UK and...

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;...

Matthew Boyle
Year of Call: 2000

Matthew Boyle practices in the areas of personal injury, industrial disease and sexual abuse claims. He acts for Claimants and Defendants and combines a robust advocacy style with a commercial...

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 Whittaker specialises in personal injury, occupational disease, clinical negligence and inquests. She benefits from having an academic background in psychology and medical law.

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 property damage. He is recognised as a leading junior in the directories and in recent years has...

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 12 years. He is an experienced advocate 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...

Lara Knight
Year of Call: 2012

Lara specialises in clinical negligence, industrial disease, inquests, personal injury and product liability. In addition to drafting and advisory work she has extensive court experience, regularly...

Jack Murphy
Year of Call: 2013

Jack has developed a specialist criminal regulatory law, personal injury, and inquest law practice. He has extensive court experience. As part of his civil practice, he regularly appears in the...

Katie Sage
Year of Call: 2014

Katie is a Legal 500 Rising Star who specialises in criminal regulatory (health and safety and environment), inquests and inquiries, professional negligence, professional discipline, product...

Douglas James
Year of Call: 2015

Douglas’s practice spans construction, insurance, professional negligence, property damage and personal injury matters – and the overlaps between these areas of work. Douglas prides himself on...

Juliet Stevens
Year of Call: 2016

Juliet Stevens practises in the areas of clinical negligence and inquests, product liability, professional discipline, non-clinical professional negligence, and personal injury, acting for both...

Michael Harper
Year of Call: 2016

Michael’s practice centres on professional negligence, insurance, property damage, product liability, commercial disputes and related areas. Michael is ranked by Legal 500 as a Rising Star for...

Joshua Brown
Year of Call: 2017

Josh’s practice covers the range of Chambers’ practice areas, with a particular emphasis on commercial disputes, insurance, professional negligence, property damage and construction. As well as...

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 has recently been heavily engaged in issues around...

Toby Chandler
Year of Call: 2019

Toby’s practice covers the range of Chambers’ work with a particular focus on commercial, international arbitration, construction, insurance and professional negligence matters. He joined Chambers...

Mariusz Rumun
Year of Call: 2019

Mariusz has a broad practice across Chambers’ core areas, with a particular focus on insurance, commercial disputes, professional liability, property damage, construction, and personal injury. ...

Hamish Fraser
Year of Call: 2021

Hamish accepts instructions across the span of Chambers’ core areas, including commercial disputes, construction, clinical negligence, criminal regulatory, inquests and inquiries, insurance,...

Susanne Tanner QC (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...

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