Personal Injury

“ ...provides high-quality advice to clients across the full range of personal injury matters... ”


Our personal injury barristers are rated by the leading independent directories as some of the very best in the field. They’ve appeared in the full spectrum of complex, high-profile and serious cases, recovering hundreds of millions of pounds for injury victims.

We have particular expertise in catastrophic injury cases including those suffering from brain injuries, spinal injuries, amputations, serious psychiatric injury and severe burns.

Various members of the team are able to accept instructions direct from members of the public and from organisations.

Our work includes:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Fatal accidents
  • Occupational injury
  • Industrial disease
  • Workplace bullying
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Sports injuries
  • Inquests
  • Limitation
  • MIB claims
  • Military accidents
  • Abuse/assault claims
  • Acoustic shock
  • Animals Act claims
  • Causation
  • Product liability
  • Claims against local authorities
  • Criminal injuries compensation

Our barristers for Personal Injury




Simon Taylor QC

Year of silk: 2003

Patricia Hitchcock QC

Year of silk: 2011

Joel Donovan QC

Year of silk: 2011

William Latimer-Sayer QC

Year of silk: 2016

Simon Dyer QC

Year of silk: 2017

Martin Seaward

Year of call: 1978

Andrew Buchan

Year of call: 1981

Yvette Genn

Year of call: 1991

Daniel Lawson

Year of call: 1994

Sally Cowen

Year of call: 1995

Martyn McLeish*

Year of call: 1997

Linda Jacobs

Year of call: 2000

Anna Beale

Year of call: 2001

Hannah Godfrey

Year of call: 2002

Sarah Fraser Butlin

Year of call: 2005

Chris Milsom

Year of call: 2006

Caroline Musgrave-Cohen

Year of call: 2008

Catriona Stirling

Year of call: 2008

Sheryn Omeri

Year of call: 2010

Chesca Lord

Year of call: 2011

Tamar Burton

Year of call: 2012

Jennifer Danvers

Year of call: 2012

Jonathan Cook

Year of call: 2017

Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick

Year of call: 2017

Charlotte Goodman

Year of call: 2019

Dr Melanie Sharp

Year of call: 2020

Ameer Ismail (Pupil)

Year of call: 2021

Lameesa Iqbal (Pupil)

Year of call: 2021
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