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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

Oliver Campbell QC

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

Work Department

Product liability and group actions, health and safety, environmental.

Position

Oliver specilises in health and safety, product laibility, environmental and regulatory claims.  For the last decade he has been engaged in many of the most significant cases in those fields including: the VW NOx emissions group litigation; the Marks & Spencer asbestos prosecution; the Grenfell Inquiry; the OCENSA Pipeline group litigation; the Network Rail and Sellafield sentencing appeals; the 'metal on metal hip' group litigation; the Google 'Safari Workaround' litigation; the prosecution arising out of the Hatfield train crash; and the Brtish Cylcling prosecution. He has particular experience of serious regulatory prosecutions and group actions.

Career

Called 1992; awarded advocacy prize by the Inns of Court School of Law; finalist in the Observer Mace debating competition, competing for Middle Temple; former president of the Oxford Union; trustee of the Lambeth Law Centre; former committee member of the HSLA; contributor to Halsbury’s Laws; assistant editor of ‘The International Product Law Manual’.

Member

Combar, Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Education

St Hugh’s College, Oxford (BA).


London Bar

Environment

Within: Leading Silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson Chambers ‘ An outstanding advocate who shows attention to detail and expertise. ’

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Health and safety

Within: Leading Silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson Chambers ‘ A stellar performer. ’

Within: Health and safety

As 'a leading set for health and safety cases', Henderson Chambers has 'considerable strength in depth', housing an 'excellent' team of 'impressive, charismatic and intelligent barristers'. Multiple members of the set continue to advise on the Grenfell Tower disaster; other highlights include Prashant Popat QC and Oliver Campbell QC successfully defending British Cycling and the event organiser respectively against allegations of health and safety breaches following a fatal accident at a mountain bike race.

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Inquests and inquiries

Within: Leading Silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson Chambers ‘ Top class: measured and reliable. ’

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Product liability

Within: Leading Silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson Chambers ‘ Hardworking and diligent; an excellent trial lawyer. ’

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