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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

Andrew McNamara

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

Work Department

Personal injury, disease, clinical negligence, criminal regulatory, housing.

Position

Andrew practices primarily in personal injury-related claims and housing matters. He acts for claimants and defendants across a range of cases, drawing on over 20 years’ experience both as a practitioner and holder of judicial appointments. Notable cases include: Michelle Draycott (2) Paul Maxwell Draycott v Hannells Letting Ltd (T/A Hannells Letting Agents) [2010] EWHC 217 (QB); 3 All ER 411 (2010); HLR 27 (2010); L & TR 12 (2010); NPC 18; (2011) 1 WLR 1606 (first Divisional Court appeal involving the Tenancy Deposit Scheme created by the Housing Act 2004); R (on the application of (1) AB (2) SB) v Nottingham City Council [2001] EWCA Admin 235 (judicial review proceedings involving a core assessment of a child and his mother’s needs, Children Act and NHS & Community Care Act, against the backdrop of alleged antisocial behaviour on the part of the child); Longhurst Homes Ltd v Dean Killen [2008] EWCA 402 (appeal against a committal to prison arising from breach of an antisocial behaviour injunction); R v Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel, Ex Parte Bennett, Independent, October 2, 2000 (judicial review of the CICAP’s interpretation of the notion of a ‘disabling mental condition’ for the purposes of the CICA’s tariff).

Career

Called 1992. Assistant coroner, Nottinghamshire (including deaths at work; in hospital, including intra/post-operatively; in the residential/nursing care environment; in prisons/detention; and as a result of road traffic accidents); judge of the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (the Residential Property Chamber is charged with hearing cases regarding fair and market rents, leasehold enfranchisement, service charges, fitness to manage residential property and licences, mobile homes and right to buy); accredited mediator; Direct Access.

Member

Personal Injuries Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Housing Law Practitioners’ Association.

Education

University of Southampton (BA History); University of Leeds (LLB).

Leisure

Triathlon, rugby, reading, music.


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersHe is redoubtable in a trial.

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Property

Within: Property – Leading juniors

Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk ChambersHe quickly grasps complex issues.

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