Amarjit Rai > Chambers of Richard Atkins KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins KC
St Philips Chambers
55 TEMPLE ROW
BIRMINGHAM
B2 5LS
England

Position

Amarjit has wide experience in civil litigation focusing on commercial disputes, property (commercial and residential), personal injury and clinical negligence. He has acted on behalf of Vodafone, Next, Burger King and HMV as well as numerous private individuals with contentious property/commercial issues. Amarjit has extensive experience in high value clinical negligence and employers liability cases and regularly appears before the High Court and Court of Appeal. Amarjit’s clinical negligence practice includes several multi-million pound claims. Recent cases relate to: serious brain injury caused by medical accident (expected award to exceed £4m); catastrophic brain injury at birth; numerous cases involving wrong/late diagnosis of cancers; a number of cases of injuries to claimants at work (involving arm amputation, leg amputation, crush injuries and stress caused by work) leading to awards between £150,000 to £500,000; fatal accident claim (deceased killed while speeding on motorcycle on public road). Amarjit has undertaken a great variety of property cases ranging from common boundary disputes to high value landlord and tenant issues. Recent cases include: acting for the tenants of large shopping centres (the Telford and Luton shopping·centres) on construction and effect of leases; boundary disputes – successfully seeking order for the removal of buildings erected partially on clients’ land; high value building disputes (recent cases include defects in a newly built luxury house and defective extensions).

Career

Called 1989, Middle Temple.

Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA); Property Bar Association.

Education

London (LLB Hons).