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Chambers of Patrick Limb QC

Living Wage
24 THE ROPEWALK, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 5EF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 6532
DX:
10060 NOTTINGHAM-17
Email:
Web:
www.ropewalk.co.uk

Patrick Limb QC

Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Email:
Ropewalk Chambers (Chambers of Patrick Limb QC)

Work Department

Disease, personal injury, clinical negligence, criminal regulatory.

Position

Patrick specialises principally in disease, all aspects of personal injury, clinical negligence and regulatory defence work. He also acts in cases involving the police, human rights and judicial review. He is highly regarded for his work in test litigation and group actions, and is an experienced appellate advocate to Supreme Court level. Sure-footed on law and procedure, he provides strategic thinking and commercial nous, and seeks to serve each client by leading as an effective team player. Notable cases include: Blythe v Ministry of Defence [2013] WLR (D) 457 (historic provisional damages orders on asbestos claims); IEG v Zurich [2013] EWCA Civ 39, [2013] P.I.Q.R. P10 (application of equitable doctrines to insurance); Harrison v Jagged Globe (Alpine) Limited [2012] EWCA 835 (vicarious liability; adventure sports); Zurich Insurance Co plc v Hayward [2011] EWCA Civ 641, [2011] C.P. Rep 39 (fraud, estoppel; res judicata); Baker v Quantum Clothing Group [2011] UKSC 17, [2011] 1 WLR 1003 (employers’ liability; codes of practice; meaning of ‘safe’); Wilkinson v York City Council [2011] EWCA Civ 207 (highway authorities’ powers and duties); Smith v Northamptonshire County Council [2009] UKHL: 27, [2009] ICR 734 (work equipment; statutory interpretation); A Train & Sons Ltd v Fletcher [2008] EWCA Civ 413, [2008] 4 AER 699 (interest and multipliers in fatal awards).

Career

Called 1987; QC 2006; called to the Gibraltar Bar 2010; accredited mediator; Direct Access.

Member

Professional Negligence Bar Association; Health and Safety Lawyers Association; Discrimination Lawyers Association; Nottinghamshire Medico-Legal Society.

Education

Pembroke College, Cambridge (MA (Cantab) Law)


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Patrick Limb QC - Ropewalk ChambersHe has phenomenal attention to detail.

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