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Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC

2 CROWN OFFICE ROW, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8100
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 8101
DX:
80 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.crownofficechambers.com

David Platt QC

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8100
Email:
Crown Office Chambers (Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in industrial disease, personal injury insurance and health and safety. Both claimant and defendant work undertaken. EL Trigger Litigation (SC, insurance and asbestos); Majrowski v Guy & St Thomas Trust (HL, harassment); Sayers v Chelwood (CA, Limitation); Sowerby v Charlton (CA, admissions); Hartman v South Essex NHS Trust (CA, group stress claims); MacLennan v. Hartford Europe (stress); Nilsson v Redditch BC, CA on system of work; Hooper v Prescot No 1, asbestos; Re Kelly, asbestos; Blair v Michelin Tyre, asthma); CFAs accepted; Health & Safety and industrial accident (Avonmouth Bridge Inquests); policy construction and insurance (Ferngold Plant Hire v Wenham, CA, insurance; Cornhill Insurance v Stamp Felt Roofing, CA 2002, insurance). Also specialises in professional negligence, in particular surveyors (Smith v Eric S Bush; Harris v Wyre Forest District Council, HL), medical and legal (barristers and solicitors); CFAs accepted; town and country planning and all forms of public inquiry work; in particular non-domestic local authority work in minerals, waste disposal and local plans; has conducted public inquiries on cement production in the south-east, bioreactor proposals, clay and sand extraction and waste disposal operations; judicial review and local government; other reported authorities: Frank Jones (Builders) Limited v Roberts, CA (costs); Hedgedale v Hards, CA (landlord and tenant). Specialises also in Channel Island work.

Career

Called 1987; Middle Temple; current affairs broadcaster (BBC); pupil master 1995.

Member

COMBAR; PNBA; PIBA.

Education

Campbell College (scholarship); Trinity Hall, Cambridge (MA; scholarship).

Leisure

Politics, conservation, opera, film, skiing; JRR Tolkien.


London Bar

Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Industrial disease – Leading silks

David Platt QC - Crown Office ChambersI can only say that on anything disease related he is the go-to silk.

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

David Platt QC - Crown Office ChambersHe is always very well prepared, excellent with clients and easy to work with.

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