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Chambers of Simon Readhead QC

LONDON, WC2A 1LF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 9876
DX:
364 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.1chancerylane.com

Jack Harding

Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Email:
1 CHANCERY LANE (Chambers of Simon Readhead QC)

Position

Barrister practising in professional negligence, personal injury, contract and commercial, travel claims, with a particular interest in travel and leisure litigation.

Career

Called 2004, Middle Temple. Publications: ‘Day Tripping – Liability for accidents in the great outdoors’; ‘The Athens Convention – Pleading in Cruise Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘The Athens Convention- Jurisdiction Arguments in Cruise Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘Denied Boarding Compensation – A turbulent ride, but here to stay’ (2006) ITLJ 20; ‘A little local difficulty: when are tour operators and hoteliers liable for holiday-makers’ accidents’ (2006) 156 NLJ 1006; ‘Access Denied: EU Regulation 261/2004’ (2006) 156 NLJ 1124.

Member

Personal Injury Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Travel and Tourism Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Cambridge University (BA (Hons) first class); Middle Temple Astbury Scholar; Middle Temple Harmsworth Entrance Exhibitioner.


London Bar

Consumer

Within: Consumer – Leading juniors

Jack Harding - 1 Chancery Lane ‘Recommended for travel law cases.’

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading juniors

Jack Harding - 1 Chancery Lane ‘He is very thorough, approachable and conscientious.’

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

1 Chancery Lane is ‘one of the main sets for travel law’ which is ‘particularly good on package travel’ and is described as ‘excellent’ and ‘having no weak links’. The set is ‘strong throughout’ with standout silks such as Matthew Chapman QC and John Ross QC, and leading juniors like Sarah Prager, who has ‘good understanding of law’, and ‘the quite sharp’ Jack Harding.

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