Andrew Evans > 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

Andrew has an established practice in claimant and defendant personal injury work, clinical negligence and continues to have a national reputation in licensing. Recent clinical negligence cases include: a negligent failure to diagnose a brain tumour which caused the death of a child and psychiatric injury to his siblings; a claim against a general practitioner who failed to diagnose a heart attack with fatal consequences; an extravasation injury to a disabled child; and a failure to diagnose a rare form of bone cancer. Recent personal injury cases include: an electrocution injury which caused a severe upper limb injury to an electricity line worker; a company director who suffered multiple injuries in a road traffic accident; a finger amputation to a factory worker with a significant psychological injury. Recent licensing cases include: the appeal of a review of one of the biggest nightclubs in the West Midlands; a review of a bar associated with gang activity; and an appeal of a new licence application for a convenience store in a developing area of Birmingham. Andrew accepts instructions nationwide.

Career

Called 2000; Lincoln’s Inn.

Memberships

PIBA; AvMA; Institute of Licensing; Midland Circuit.

Education

Birmingham University (LLB, law); Inns of Court School of Law; Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

Leisure

Historic motor racing.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew EvansSt Philips Chambers ‘Good on his feet, trusted by clients, and happy to take on difficult cases.’ 

St Philips Chambers’ personal injury team provides specialist advice and representation to both claimants and defendants across the vast spectrum of personal injury litigation. Sofia Ashraf  has a particular interest in claims brought by minors or protected parties or claims for psychiatric injuries and is appreciated by clients for her ability to ‘clarify information and put lay clients at ease’. Andrew Evans recently represented a claimant who suffered acoustic shock injury due to an aircraft engine. Rising star Lorna Badham is known for her ‘meticulous and thoughtful approach’ and has extensive experience in representing child and vulnerable claimants.

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Licensing

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew Evans – St Philips Chambers ‘Andrew is one of the outstanding “first-class” juniors. He knows and understands the client and works tirelessly so that no stone is left unturned. He is extremely open and transparent.’ 

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew EvansSt Philips Chambers ‘Andrew is strategically brilliant. He has great foresight in complex clinical negligence matters and has the ability to plead claims in a very robust way. He is very personable and is fantastic with clients. He invests time and thought into cases.’ 

St Philips Chambers is a ‘quality set of chambers’ which handles all clinical negligence claims, such as birth injury, delayed diagnosis, failed aesthetic procedures, and spinal injury. An expert for the claims relating to cosmetic surgery procedures, Andrew Evans, is praised for his ‘meticulous eye for detail’.