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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

201 DEANSGATE, MANCHESTER, M3 3NW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 300 7747
Fax:
Fax 0161 833 2789
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Andrew Ward

Tel:
Work 0161 833 2722
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury; Clinical Negligence

Position

Andrew is a personal injury specialist. He is regularly instructed in claims with a value of between £50,000 and £2,000,000. He has a balanced practice, acting for claimants and defendants. He is a member of the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.

Andrew is experienced:-

  • in acting as sole counsel handling high-value multi-track claims involving serious orthopaedic, brachial plexus, chronic pain, psychiatric and brain injuries;
  • in acting as junior counsel in catastrophic injury and amputee claims with a value of up to £10,000,000;
  • in acting in a range of employers’ liability, public liability and fatal accident claims; and
  • in advising government departments in many high-value non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) claims, stress at work claims, and inquests.

Andrew also advises upon insurance policy coverage issues in claims involving the MIB; Road Traffic Act 1988 insurers; and the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Acts 1930 and 2010.

Career

Called 2000; Attorney General's Regional Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown

Member

  • Northern Circuit
  • Northern Circuit Medical Law Association
  • Manchester and District Medico-Legal Society
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Education

  • St. Bede’s College, Manchester (1988 – 1995) (Head Boy)
  • B.A. Jurisprudence, Jesus College, Oxford University (1998)
  • B.C.L. (Bachelor of Civil Law), Jesus College, Oxford University (1999)
  • Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law (Very Competent, 2000)
  • British Academy Postgraduate Scholarship (1998 – 1999)
  • Sankey Scholar, Jesus College, Oxford University (1999)
  • Astbury Scholar of the Middle Temple (2000)
  • Winner of the Middle Temple Mooting Competition (2000)


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Andrew Ward - Exchange ChambersVery experienced in high-value catastrophic injury cases.

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