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Leading Silks

Sarah Pritchard KC - Kings ChambersSarah knows the law inside out. She can cut through issues and gets to sensible solutions quickly, her advice is succinct and her support throughout the case invaluable.'

Leading Juniors

Hylton ArmstrongParklane PlowdenHylton's advice is always succinct and he has a very efficient style. He is very personable, with a fantastic manner - a great balance between empathy and being robust. He has great understanding of complex medical evidence.'
Andrew Axon – Parklane PlowdenAndrew is always prepared and very thorough in his analysis of a case - he gets straight to the heart of the issues involved. His advice is clear and pragmatic.'
Howard Elgot – Parklane Plowden 'Howard's tenacity is unmatched. He is able to get straight to the issues of a case, no matter how complicated it is.'
Elizabeth Hodgson - Parklane Plowden 'A skilful negotiator with a no-nonsense and thorough approach to cases. Her advice is robust and sensible.'
Paul Kirtley - Exchange ChambersA smooth operator and a shrewd negotiator with an open and straightforward client-friendly manner.'
Nicola Twine  - Parklane Plowden 'Nicola provides direct advice, and is always willing to go the extra mile.'
Leila Benyounes - Parklane Plowden 'Leila is an excellent tactician. She has great technical knowledge and brilliant client care skills.'
Anna Datta - Parklane PlowdenAnna always provides practical, straight to the point advice with a very pragmatic touch. She will go the extra mile for clients.'
Stephen Friday – Parklane Plowden 'A forensic, intellectual and pragmatic barrister. He assesses cases from every angle, ensuring robust foundations to each one.'
Mike HillParklane PlowdenMike is measured, down to earth and approachable. He is calm yet confident and excellent with lay clients. Exceptionally strong in dental cases.'
Stuart JamiesonParklane PlowdenStuart is a diligent and personable advocate. Clients really warm to him.'
Helen Mulholland - Kings Chambers 'Helen is a steely and impressive advocate. Her advice is pragmatic. Fiercely intelligent and meticulous in her preparation.'
Abigail Telford – Parklane PlowdenShe combines an eye for detail with a very straightforward yet sensitive approach to difficult cases.'

Rising Stars

Tom Semple - Parklane PlowdenTom has an incredible mind for detail and medicine. He is excellent in conferences with experts and his communication skills are exemplary.'

Clinical negligence in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

Viewed as ‘a top set for clinical negligence barristers‘, Parklane Plowden‘s team in this space is led by Hylton Armstrong , who has ‘a very calming but knowledgeable presence‘; Armstrong is sought after for his expertise in dental, obstetric, and psychiatric negligence claims. Elizabeth Hodgson regularly advises on cases involving birth injuries, wrongful birth claims, and delayed diagnoses claims. Andrew Axon has an excellent understanding of medicine‘, and has been kept busy handling cerebral palsy, brain and spinal injury claims. Claimant work forms a key pillar of Howard Elgot ‘s practice.



Good strength in depth in the area of clinical negligence.’

An excellent set for clinical negligence.’

Very strong set of barristers.’

Always happy to assist and has excellent availability of barristers at all levels.’

Very well organised and offers counsel with a breadth of experience.’


Parklane Plowden’s clerks are approachable, friendly and always go the extra mile to assist wherever they can. Laura Storr in particular is a credit to chambers.’

Clerks are fantastic and are a true asset to the set.’

Laura Storr and the team are a pleasure to deal with. Communication is excellent and the team are very efficient.’

The clerks’ room is organised and efficient. Laura Storr is second to none.’

The clerks provide an excellent service.’