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7BR

Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 2511
DX:
347 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk

Simon King

Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

Simon practises in clinical negligence and personal injury (including product liability) disputes, and in specialist criminal and regulatory work in related fields (eg health and safety prosecutions, professional disciplinary and regulatory tribunals). He also acts in coroners’ inquests and inquiries, including, in relation to the fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell in 2005. Practice is based in London but is not restricted by location. He acts for both claimants and defendants and has been cited continuously since 1997 in the principal professional directories (Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500) as a leading London barrister in the area of personal injury. He is now similarly cited in the field of clinical negligence.

Career

Called 1987, Gray’s Inn; recorder 2002. Early practice at the Bar was in the criminal courts, providing Simon with forensic advocacy experience, much valued by subsequent clients. He has been involved in significant cases throughout his career. Appointed Recorder 2002; now authorised to sit in the Crown and County Courts dealing with crime, civil and public and private law family work.

Member

Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Education

Haberdashers’ Aske’s School, Elstree; St John’s College, Oxford (1986, BA Hons Jurisprudence; 1990, MA (Oxon)).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Simon King - 7BRRobust in analysing merits and sifting through evidence in tricky cases.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading juniors

Simon King - 7BRHas an effortless ability to marshal experts.

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