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Chambers of Charles Gibson QC

2 HARCOURT BUILDINGS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 9020
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 2686
DX:
1039 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.hendersonchambers.co.uk

Malcolm Sheehan QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 9020
Email:
Henderson Chambers (Chambers of Charles Gibson QC)

Work Department

Product liability, commercial arbitration, personal injury, commercial property, residential property, professional negligence, consumer law, insurance, health and safety.

Position

Barrister practising in product liability (including pharmaceutical and medical device litigation); commercial law and arbitration; personal injury; landlord and tenant including covenant enforceability and leasehold enfranchisement; commercial property including 1954 Act work, dilapidation claims, mortgages and easements; health and safety; human rights; insurance; professional negligence cases involving solicitors, architects, brokers, surveyors and valuers; general contract and tort; has appeared before a variety of tribunals, including the House of Lords and Court of Appeal, and has advocacy experience as a junior in a range of High Court litigation. Reported cases include: Motto and others v Trafigura and others [2011] EWCA civ 1150; Young v Catholic Care and others [2008] UKHL 6; Sun Life Assurance Plc v Thales Tracs Ltd [2001] 1 WLR 1562; [2001] 34 EG 100; Dunlop v Medd Racing and Racing Lines (GB) Ltd [2002] BLD 180102111. Before taking silk Malcolm was junior counsel to the Crown (‘A’ panel) by the Attorney General and is a part-time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Land Registration).

Career

Spent two years in Japan on a Japanese Foreign Office programme; called 1993; judicial assistant to Lord Woolf MR; Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn; Mansfield Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn; Inns of Court Scholarship; Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn; publications: contributor to the ‘Civil Practitioner’s Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998’ and ‘Halsbury’s Laws of England and Wales’ vol 37; contributor to real property section in Butterworth’s ‘Civil Court Precedents’; has conducted a series of seminars on procedural issues for professional clients.

Languages

Working knowledge of Japanese.

Member

Professional Negligence Bar Association; British Japanese Law Association; Lincoln’s Inn Denning Society; Personal Injury Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Oriel College, Oxford (MA First Class Hons).


London Bar

Product liability

Within: Product liability – Leading silks

Malcolm Sheehan QC - Henderson ChambersReassuring with clients, robust with opponents.

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Property litigation and agriculture

Within: Property litigation – Leading silks

Malcolm Sheehan QC - Henderson ChambersBright, tremendously hardworking and a very good advocate.

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