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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

Edward Faulks QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in professional and clinical negligence, personal injury, police cases, education, liability in negligence of public authorities and human rights. Recent cases include: Furnell v Flaherty (T/A Godstone Farm) & (1) HPA (2) Tanridge District [2013]; R (Tracey) v Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2012]; Catholic Child Welfare Society v (1) Various Claimants (2) Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools [2012] UKSC; (Informer) v Met Police [2012] CA; JGE v Diocese of Portsmouth [2012] CA; Various Claimants v CCWS and Institution of the Brothers of Christian Schools [2012] Supreme Court; Stevenson and ors v Southwark BC [2011]; Everett and Anor v Comojo (UK) Ltd [2011] CA; Clift v Slough BC [2010] CA; VL v Oxfordshire CC [2010]; Harvey v Plymouth CC [2010] CA; A v Essex CC [2010] SC; Savege v South Essex Partnership [2010]; Connor v Surrey CC [2010] CA; Maga v Birmingham Archidiocese [2010] Ca; AB and others v Nugent Care Society [2010]; West Sussex CC v Russell [2010] CA; Buckley v Thames Valley Police [2009] CA; X + Y v Hounslow London Borough Council [2009] CA; Peters v Dr P Halstead and East Midland Health Authority [2009] CA; Adorian v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2009] CA; TCD v Harrow [2008]; Van Colle v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire [2008] HL; Smith v Chief Constable of Sussex Police [2008] HL; Peters v Nottingham Health Authority [2008] CA; Smith v Chief Constable of Sussex Police [2008] CA; Young v Catholic Care [2008] HL.

Career

Called 1973; QC 1996, Middle Temple; Bencher 2002; Head of Chambers 1998-2007; Chairman PNBA 2001-03; Commissioner on the Commission on a Bill of Rights 2012; Minister of State at Ministry of Justice 2014.

Member

Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Personal Injuries Bar Association.

Education

Wellington College; Jesus College, Oxford (1972 MA).

Leisure

Cricket, theatre.


London Bar

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Edward Faulks QC - 1 Chancery Lane ‘Highly intelligent and eloquent.’

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