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Personal Injury

Our highly experienced Personal Injury team acts for a broad range of private and public sector clients including insurers, corporates, the police, prisons, government departments, and local authorities, as well as direct access clients.

The strength in depth of our team at all levels of experience means we are able to cover the full spectrum of personal injury cases, from the most serious and complex multi-track claims to the simplest small track claims.

In addition, clients benefit from our team’s ability to draw on their expertise in other overlapping core areas of practice including employment, regulatory and human rights law.

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Our Personal Injury team appears for both claimants and defendants and has significant experience advising on and appearing in a broad range of personal injury claims arising out of:

  • Accidents at work
  • Product liability
  • Defective premises
  • Highway claims
  • Holiday claims
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Article 3 claims

Recent examples of the Personal Injury team’s work include a number of psychiatric injury claims on behalf of police forces; a £1m+ High Court trial stress at work claim; a £2m claim arising out of partial paraplegia; a multi-million pound claim arising out of brain injury and a £500k claim arising out of clinical negligence.

Members of the Personal Injury team frequently present seminars and author articles on personal injury law.

For more information, contact our clerking team.

For more information please contact our clerks.

Call +44 (0) 20 7410 2000 or click here to email

Personal Injury Expertise

Representation of Corporate and Public bodies and individuals

A wide range of claims including fatal accidents, employers’ liability and public liability, industrial disease, clinical negligence, product liability, holiday travel, highway and road traffic.

Article 2 and 3 claims

Injury in the context of occupational stress and discrimination

Health and safety criminal prosecutions

Inquests

Personal Injury Barristers

King's Counsel

Anne Studd KC

Call 1988 | Silk 2012

Samantha Leek KC

Call 1993 | Silk 2012

Charlotte Ventham KC

Call 2001 | Silk 2024

Juniors (10+ years)

Alison Hewitt

Call 1984

John-Paul Waite

Call 1995

Bilal Rawat

Call 1995

Daniel Hobbs

Call 1998

Barnabas Branston

Call 1999

Russell Fortt

Call 1999

Claire Palmer

Call 2003

Mark Thomas

Call 2006

Georgina Wolfe

Call 2006

Jonathan Dixey

Call 2007

Emma Price

Call 2007

Saara Idelbi

Call 2008

Cicely Hayward

Call 2009

Robert Cohen

Call 2009

Robert Talalay

Call 2010

Alex Ustych

Call 2010

Amy Clarke

Call 2010

Catriona Hodge

Call 2012

Alice Meredith

Call 2013

Aaron Moss

Call 2013

Sarah Taylor

Call 2014

Juniors (under 10 years)

John Goss

Call 2015

David Messling

Call 2017

Jennifer Wright

Call 2018

Conor Monighan

Call 2019

"a proven history for getting superb results"

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Anne Studd KC starts our ‘Barrister of the month’ feature.

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Amy Clarke secures the dismissal of false imprisonment and personal injury claims in three recent…

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Chambers congratulates Francesca Whitelaw who was officially appointed to King’s Counsel today. The Lord Chancellor…

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