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1 Harcourt Buildings

Temple Garden Chambers

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9DA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 1315
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3969
DX:
382 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.tgchambers.com
London, The Hague
1 Harcourt Buildings (Temple Garden Chambers), Mark James, London, ENGLAND

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Mark James

Tel:
Work 020 7583 1315
Email:
1 Harcourt Buildings (Temple Garden Chambers)

Position

Barrister with extensive experience in insurance-backed litigation including personal injury, insurance contract disputes and claims for fire and subsidence damage to property and business (including subrogated claims). He has developed a specialism in asbestos-related and other disease claims. His personal injury work is spread evenly between claimants and defendants. He also undertakes construction work, general commercial work and professional negligence matters. He is recognised as an expert in the field of costs and has appeared In some of the leading cases on champerty and solicitors’ retainers as well as providing advice on many aspects of the Jackson reforms. He frequently appears in applications for wasted and non-party costs. He Is commonly asked to advise in cases that raise complicated legal and technical issues and has a reputation for providing incisive and practical advice. Cases include: AB v Ministry of Defence [2012] UKSC9, [2013] 1 AC 78; Tibbles v SIG [2012] EWCA Civ 518, [2012]1WLR 2591; Patterson v MoD [2012] EWHC 2767, [2012]162 NLJ 1349; Lake v Hunt Kidd [2011] EWHC 766, [2011] 6 Costs LR 948; Lavelle v Noble [2011] EWCA Civ 551; Drake v Harbour [2008] NPC 11, CA.

Career

Called 1987; Middle Temple; publications include ‘Expert Evidence: Law and Practice’ (3rd ed 2010) and numerous articles on expert evidence.

Member

PIBA.

Education

Oxford University (MA).

Leisure

Cricket, opera, theatre, cinema.


London Bar

Costs

Within: Costs – Leading juniors

Mark James - Temple Garden ChambersRecommended for insurance-backed litigation.

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