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Chambers of Winston Hunter QC

12 BYROM STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4PP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Fax:
Fax 0161 829 2101
DX:
718156 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

For one solicitor, Byrom Street Chambers is β€˜the number one set for serious personal injury and clinical negligence work’, with practitioners handling brain injury, cerebral palsy, catastrophic injury and amputation cases. A key highlight for chambers is its involvement in the ongoing Mau Mau case, involving allegations of torture and maltreatment of 20,000 Kenyans by the British government in the 1950s. The clerks are β€˜approachable, considerate and insightful into solicitors’ needs and prepared to go the extra mile to service lay clients’ needs’. Senior clerk Steve Price is β€˜an unflappable leader’. Offices in: Manchester

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

For one solicitor, Byrom Street Chambers is β€˜the number one set for serious personal injury and clinical negligence work’, with practitioners handling brain injury, cerebral palsy, catastrophic injury and amputation cases. A key highlight for chambers is its involvement in the ongoing Mau Mau case, involving allegations of torture and maltreatment of 20,000 Kenyans by the British government in the 1950s. The clerks are β€˜approachable, considerate and insightful into solicitors’ needs and prepared to go the extra mile to service lay clients’ needs’. Senior clerk Steve Price is β€˜an unflappable leader’. Offices in: Manchester

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Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Byrom Street Chambers houses Simon Myerson QC, who has extensive experience in civil fraud cases.

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading silks

Simon Myerson QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜An intellectual heavyweight.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
Northern Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

Byrom Street Chambers (Manchester)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

β€˜Excellent set’ Byrom Street Chambers has β€˜a wealth of expertise in the field of clinical negligence’ and is also viewed as β€˜a top set for catastrophic personal injury cases’. The team’s workload includes medical negligence and misdiagnoses, birth injuries, amputations, brain and spinal cord injuries, fatal accidents and locked-in syndrome cases. The set remains active in the ongoing Mau Mau case pertaining to allegations of torture and maltreatment of 20,000 Kenyans by the British government during the 1950s State of Emergency. Geoffrey Tattersall QC retired in July 2018.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Andrew Lewis QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜Incredibly thorough with a wonderful court manner.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜Highly intelligent and methodical, with a fantastic ability to put clients at ease.’

Ranked: tier 1

Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜He combines technical excellence with empathy.’

Ranked: tier 1

David Heaton QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜A dynamic and charming silk.’

Ranked: tier 1

James Rowley QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜An exceptional strategist who enjoys a challenge.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rhiannon Jones QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜Intellectual, personable and grounded.’

Ranked: tier 1

Raymond Machell QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜He has a piercing intellect.’

Ranked: tier 1

Sally Hatfield QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜A robust, intelligent negotiator.’

Ranked: tier 1

Simon Kilvington QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜Very tactically aware and brilliant on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 1

Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜He has illustrious advocacy skills.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury and clinical negligence – 2019 silks

Peter Burns QC - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜He combines a brilliant intellect with a commercial and pragmatic approach to cases.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Darrel Crilley - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜He has a keen eye for the core issues of a case.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jason Wells - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜Forensic and personable, with excellent attention to detail.’

Ranked: tier 1

Mary Ruck - Byrom Street Chambers β€˜A very intelligent and passionate barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

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