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Leading Silks

Sarah Pritchard KCKings Chambers 'Sarah is a formidable advocate: dynamic, thorough and excels in detailed analysis. She is also superb with clients and puts them at ease.'

2023 Silks

Helen Mulholland KCKings Chambers 'Helen is a formidable advocate. She is firm and tenacious, excellent on her feet and with clients.'

Leading Juniors

Hylton ArmstrongParklane Plowden 'A brilliant clinical negligence barrister with excellent advocacy skills. His advocacy is calm, controlled and to the point. His relaxed and calm manner puts clients at ease.'
Andrew Axon – Parklane PlowdenAndrew is a robust trial advocate and a very accomplished barrister. He is eloquent and has the common touch with clients.’
Howard Elgot – Parklane Plowden 'Howard is a highly experienced counsel. He understands the most complex medical evidence, and comes up with strategies and new avenues of investigation others may never have thought of.  He does not give up on a claim and is always willing to fight for the claimant.'
Elizabeth HodgsonParklane Plowden 'Elizabeth is a fantastic advocate; strong on her feet and brilliant with the clinical witnesses and experts. A superb negotiator.'
Paul KirtleyExchange Chambers 'Paul demonstrates an immediate grasp of the issues in a case. He combines strategic and tactical awareness with great client care.'
Leila BenyounesParklane Plowden 'Leila is an excellent advocate and her advice is always thorough and well reasoned. She is well liked by those instructing her, clients and experts, and puts all at ease.'
Anna DattaParklane Plowden 'A very thorough junior, who builds good rapport with the claimants as well as with the experts.'
Mike HillParklane Plowden 'Mike is approachable, tactically sound and an excellent litigator. He has a wealth of knowledge, and his advice is considered yet straightforward.'
Stuart JamiesonParklane Plowden 'A junior who quickly builds a rapport with clients due to his professional yet caring and compassionate approach.'
Abigail Telford – Parklane Plowden 'A fearless junior, unusually diligent and has excellent judgement. Her advocacy is very persuasive.'

Rising Stars

Tom Barclay-SempleParklane PlowdenTom is extremely approachable and likeable. He takes a pragmatic and practical approach to cases, and he will look at a matter from all angles.’

Clinical negligence in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

Parklane Plowden‘s team has ‘a wealth of knowledge in clinical negligence law‘. Elizabeth Hodgson is sought after for her expertise in handling delayed diagnoses cases, obstetric and surgical negligence claims for both claimants and defendants. Richard Copnall has experience in advising on psychiatric negligence claims, and Hylton Armstrong ‘is meticulous in his analysis of the facts and law, leaving no stone unturned‘. Brain injury claims have been prominent in Howard Elgot‘s recent workload. Andrew Axon stands out as ‘a go-to barrister for very complex and difficult cases; he is great with clients and is always prepared and very polished with experts and in court‘.


‘The team is very competent and efficient.’

‘Laura Storr is extremely approachable.’

Good strength in depth.’