Serious Injury

 

What our Serious Injury Barristers offer

The Serious Injury Team at Kings Chambers has a well-deserved reputation for dealing with claims arising from injuries of the utmost severity and the practice encompasses various aspects of personal injury matters.

We offer the highest quality advisory and advocacy services to those that have suffered life changing injury or those defending such claims. The team specialises in dealing with child and adult acquired head injury cases, spinal injuries, amputations, other orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain related conditions.

We have a wealth of experience within these areas, at both first instance and appellate level.

The QC’s within the serious injury group are known for their expertise in dealing with complex and high value catastrophic injury claims acting for leading national clients.

 

Pain syndromes

Chronic pain cases are challenging in terms of initial identification, preparation, budgeting and trials. Kings Chambers has a nationwide reputation for successfully handling such cases from the initial stages through to trial.

Fiona Ashworth heads a small but highly specialist team of barristers focusing on chronic pain including:

  • Chronic pain syndromes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Somatoform Pain Disorder.

Fiona and the team are renowned for their expertise in the field. They act for their claimants and defendants across the country.

This bespoke and accessible service is designed specifically to meet the needs of the clients and solicitors in these complex cases.

 

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

The team regularly acts in maximum award CICA cases on behalf of injured clients.

 

What the directories say about our Serious Injury Barristers

Chambers UK 2021

Kings Chambers is a highly regarded set for personal injury matters and a top choice for complex and high-value asbestos cases. The set's members are regularly called upon to handle mesothelioma and lung cancer claims arising from exposure to toxic substances, and act for both insurers and individual claimants. The team is noted for its involvement in landmark cases in the market, and recently members have been instructed in cases concerning the funding of immunotherapy treatment for suffers of mesothelioma.

Client service: 

"The clerks are very responsive and accommodating. They provide a great service with a personal touch and are keen to help with any issues that arise."

Stephen Loxton is the director of clerking.


Barristers in this practice area


Dr Nicholas Braslavsky KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Dr Nicholas Braslavsky KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Gerard McDermott KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Gerard McDermott KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Employment | Inquests | Serious Injury | Clinical Negligence & Healthcare |

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Satinder Hunjan KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Satinder Hunjan KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Michael Rawlinson KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Michael Rawlinson KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Sarah Pritchard KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Sarah Pritchard KC | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Head of Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Shokat Khan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Shokat Khan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Serious Injury |

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Michael Stephens | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Michael Stephens | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Serious Injury | Mediation |

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Simon Hilton | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Simon Hilton | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Fiona Ashworth | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Fiona Ashworth | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Gordon Exall | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Gordon Exall | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Costs & Litigation Funding | Serious Injury |

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Anna Diamond | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Anna Diamond | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury |

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Gavin McBride | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Gavin McBride | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Jeremy Roussak | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Jeremy Roussak | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Andrew Hogan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Andrew Hogan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Costs & Litigation Funding | Serious Injury |

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Simon Plaut | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Simon Plaut | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Stephen Maguire | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Stephen Maguire | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Simon Young | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Simon Young | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Helen Mulholland | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Helen Mulholland | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury | Court of Protection Health & Welfare |

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Brian Griffiths | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Brian Griffiths | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Rupert Beloff | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Rupert Beloff | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Commercial Litigation | Serious Injury | Sport |

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Claire Steward | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Claire Steward | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury |

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Francesca Gardner | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Francesca Gardner | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Serious Injury |

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Sophie Allan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Sophie Allan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury | Court of Protection Health & Welfare | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Charlotte Law | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Charlotte Law | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Richard Livingston | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Richard Livingston | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury | Professional Negligence |

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Toby Coupe | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Toby Coupe | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Richard Borrett | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Richard Borrett | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury | Court of Protection Health & Welfare | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Louise Green | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Louise Green | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Ruth Taylor | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Ruth Taylor | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Jasmine Skander | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Jasmine Skander | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Sam Harmel | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Sam Harmel | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Elliot Kay | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Elliot Kay | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Inquests | Serious Injury |

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Nicholas Truelove | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Nicholas Truelove | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Costs & Litigation Funding | Inquests | Licensing | Occupational Disease | Serious Injury |

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Jasmine Chan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Jasmine Chan | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Serious Injury | Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Aisling Campbell | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Aisling Campbell | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury | Court of Protection Health & Welfare |

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Sophie Hurst | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Sophie Hurst | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Administrative & Public Law | Health & Social Care | Inquests | Serious Injury | Court of Protection Property & Affairs | Court of Protection Health & Welfare | Abuse & Human Rights Claims |

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Matthew Baron | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Matthew Baron | Manchester, Leeds & Birmingham

Clinical Negligence & Healthcare | Serious Injury | Inquests |

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Stephen Loxton

Stephen Loxton

Director of clerking and chief clerk to Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence and Healthcare, Court of Protection and Costs

Telephone: 0161 819 8802 Click to Mail
Paul Clarke

Paul Clarke

Senior Clerk for Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Employment, Court of Protection, Sports Law

Telephone: 0161 819 8804 Click to Mail
Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith

Clerk for Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Telephone: 0161 819 8272 Click to Mail
Leanne Martin

Leanne Martin

Junior Clerk for Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Telephone: 0161 819 8244 Click to Mail
Aimee Rogers

Aimee Rogers

Junior Clerk for Personal Injury

Telephone: 0161 819 8254 Click to Mail
Jake Brooke

Jake Brooke

Senior Birmingham Clerk

Telephone: 0121 200 3573 Click to Mail
Drew Platt

Drew Platt

Birmingham Clerk

Telephone: 0121 200 3581 Click to Mail
Kings Chambers retains its reputation as a strong set for personal injury work on the Northern Circuit. Its barristers are regularly called upon to represent both claimants and defendants, including major employers and public liability insurance companies.
Chambers UK

The clerking at the set is brilliant and it's a very slick operation. All the clerks are well organised and helpful.

Contact Details

0345 034 3444
clerks@kingschambers.com

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