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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

Adam Weitzman QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Email:
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in tortious claims for personal injury. High value claims involving brain damage, spinal injuries and fatal accident, clinical negligence and claims against local authorities in relation to sexual abuse of children, negligent social work, including failure to remove, and educational negligence. Particular experience in both the CICB and CICA dealing with claims of maximum severity, often brain damaged children. Significant criminal experience although this is now restricted to cases involving the HSE and other regulatory work. Also a specialism in costs disputes.

Career

Qualified 1993; Middle Temple Inn.

Education

St Paul’s School, London; Cambridge (1989 BA); Manchester (1991 MA); City of London Polytechnic (1992 CPE).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Adam Weitzman QC - 7BRHe is extremely intelligent and very quick thinking with a creative way of approaching cases.

Within: Clinical negligence

7BR has ‘an excellent medical team’ with ‘extensive range of counsel with wealth of clinical negligence experience’ including Simeon Maskrey QC, Adam Weitzman QC, Derek Sweeting QC and Julian Matthews. Clients are confident there is ‘a barrister for every occasion’ and they ‘all are of the same high standard’. Instructions come largely for claimants and are of the highest profile, sensitivity and complexity, such as Darnley v Mayday Hospitals NHS Trust.

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