Andrew Hogarth QC
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Head of chambers.
Andrew Hogarth QC has a strong reputation both in the field of personal injury and employment law with a particular interest in industrial disease claims. He is recommended as a leading PI and employment silk in the current editions of the 'Legal 500' and 'Chambers UK'. Andrew's recent cases include: Owens v Noble  EWCA Civ 224, leave to appeal and set aside judgement in fraudulent PI claim; British Telecommunications plc v Royal Mail Group Ltd, Court of Appeal (civil division)  EWCA Civ 974, indemnity against asbestos disease liabilities; Drew v Whitbread  EWCA Civ 53, considerat5ion of the assessing judge's discretion during a detailed assessment of the costs of a personal injury claim; Rayment v Ministry of Defence  EWHC 218 (QB)  IRLR, termination of employment as an act of harassment; Veakins v Kier Islington Ltd, Court of Appeal (civil division)  IRLR 132, what constitutes harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Bodden v Solomon  (Grand Court of Cayman Islands Henderson J), largest personal injury award in the Cayman Islands; Bristol City Council v Deadman (Court of Appeal)  IRLR 888, instructed on behalf of the defendants on the appeal in a stress at work case which explored the duties owed by an employer in contract and in tort; he has an extensive practice in industrial disease claims and appeared in Fairchild v Glenhaven  3 WLR 89 - causation in mesothelioma claims; the leading asbestos disease case, and in many of the leading stress at work and psychiatric injury cases including Hatton v Sutherland  2 All ER 1 - stress at work; Barber v Somerset County Council  ICR 457,  IRLR 475 HL - stress at work; Hartman v South Essex Mental Healthcare NHS Trust  ICR 782,  IRLR 293 CA; Deadman v Bristol City Council  IRLR 888 and Page v Smith  1 AC 155 (foreseeability); Page v Smith No 2  IWLR 855; CA (causation). He has a wide-ranging employment law practice - recent reported cases include Lyddon v Englefield Brickwork  IRLR 198 - interpretation of contracts; British Airways v Noble  ICR 1227 (CA) - calculating a week's pay; and Robinson-Steele v RD Retail  ECJ ICR 932.
Called 1974; took Silk 2003; lectures to solicitors and clients by arrangement; head of chambers at 12 King's Bench Walk since 2005.
Trinity College, Cambridge (MA).
Employment; Mediation; Personal injury - either side