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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, health and safety, environmental.

Position

Oliver has appeared in many major health and safety, regulatory and corporate manslaughter cases, including the prosecution arising out of the Hatfield train crash and the Marks & Spencer asbestos case. He has considerable experience of product liability claims involving a wide variety of products, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and drink, electrical equipment and petrochemicals. He has also appeared in many environmental claims and actions, including the OCENSA Pipeline group litigation.

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; publications: contributor to Halsbury’s Laws; editor of the Personal Injury section of ‘The Lawyer’s Factbook’ (Sweet & Maxwell); assistant editor of ‘The International Product Law Manual’.

Member

Committee member of Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

Education

St Hugh’s College, Oxford (BA).


London Bar

Environment

Within: Environment – Leading silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson ChambersHe brings particular experience of major environmental group actions.

Within: Environment

Members of Henderson Chambers specialise in large-scale environmental group actions, including acting on both sides of the Volkswagen emissions litigation. Geraint Webb QC was instructed in Lungowe v Verdanta, a major environmental pollution claim arising from mining activities in Zambia; Charles Gibson QC and Oliver Campbell QC successfully defended BP in oil pipe nuisance, environmental and property damage claims in the Colombian Farmers/OCENSA Pipeline litigation.

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Health and safety

Within: Health and safety – Leading silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson ChambersAn excellent advocate and talented tactician.

Within: Health and safety

Henderson Chambers is a ‘heavyweight for health and safety cases’ that is ‘strong at silk and junior levels’ thanks to a ‘team of incredibly talented barristers’ including Prashant Popat QC, Charles Gibson QC and Oliver Campbell QC. Noteworthy instructions include handling the Hanover Square window frame collapse manslaughter prosecution, advising on the Star Wars prosecution relating to on-set injuries, and advising on the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson ChambersHe is very thorough, approachable, focused and client friendly.

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Product liability

Within: Product liability – Leading silks

Oliver Campbell QC - Henderson ChambersAn excellent trial advocate, persuasive in court.

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