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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

James Robottom

Tel:
Work 020 7400 9355
Email:
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

James has extensive experience providing representation at high profile inquests and in subsequent civil claims, including claims under the Human Rights Act and for clinical negligence. His inquest experience covers Article 2 inquests in relation to prisoners and patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, a wide range of clinical deaths, workplace deaths subject to HSE investigations, deaths in care homes, and suicide amongst young persons. James has a multi-disciplinary practice which also encompasses equality law, clinical negligence, criminal law, and public and human rights law as it impacts upon his areas of expertise. He has particular expertise in the law relating to human trafficking, forced labour and domestic servitude, and is instructed in the appeal in Onu v Akwiwu [2014] 1 WLR 3636, which is due to be heard by the Supreme Court in 2016. In 2015 James was appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's panel of preferred counsel.

Career

Called 2009, Lincoln’s Inn.

Education

Hatch End High School, Harrow; University of Sheffield (2000, BA hons English literature, first class); City University London (2002, PgDL; 2003, MA, law); King’s College London (2008, MA, criminology and criminal justice, distinction); BPP Law School (2009, BVC).


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James Robottom - 7BRHe really stands out. He always goes the extra mile for clients.

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