Set Profile > Byrom Street Chambers > Manchester, England

Chambers of Winston Hunter QC
Byrom Street Chambers
12 BYROM STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 4PP
England

Northern Circuit > Clinical negligence Tier 1

Byrom Street Chambers is an ‘excellent set‘ with ‘high quality barristers who are also friendly and approachable‘. The set has a sizeable team with Winston Hunter QC as head of chambers, who is ‘technically excellent‘ and handles clinical negligence and insurance policy disputes. Christopher Melton QC specialises in cases involving catastrophic and serious injury, disease and death. James Rowley QC acts in high value clinical negligence cases and displays expertise in cases involving birth injury. Mary Ruck is also noted and focuses on cases involving clinical negligence, serious personal injury, and fatal injury. Raymond Machell QC retired in April 2020.

Leading Silks

Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street ChambersDarryl is excellent. He is sharp and experienced.
Ranked: Tier 1
Sally Hatfield QC - Byrom Street ChambersSally has a complete command of recent case law and its application to my cases and the relevance to the experts instructed. She is excellent at getting the best out of experts in all situations. She is empathic and refreshingly clear with clients. Sally is ferociously intelligent but tempers this with practicality and approachability, so that cases run smoothly and effectively to achieve excellent solutions.
Ranked: Tier 1
David Heaton QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly intelligent with a wealth of experience. He is both pragmatic and meticulous. In dealing with a highly complex case, he was a reassuringly safe pair of hands. He is also highly personable and a pleasure to work with.
Ranked: Tier 1
Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street ChambersWinston is exceptionally intelligent, well-organised and meticulous in his preparation. I have never worked with anyone who can recall so many relevant precedents at the drop of a hat. He is very approachable and clients like him.
Ranked: Tier 1
Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersChristopher combines his depth of knowledge and experience in the field with detailed preparation, with the result that he approaches cases with a sage-like calm and a laser focus on the evidence which he is able to deploy with impressive effect in negotiations.
Ranked: Tier 1
James Rowley QC - Byrom Street ChambersI have found James' particular strength is his eagerness to progress cases with the minimum of delay. He is very easy to communicate with directly. He identifies the core issues quickly and combines commendable attention to detail with sensible and practical advice. His breadth of experience is very reassuring in high-value claims and his management of expert witnesses is exemplary.
Ranked: Tier 1
Rhiannon Jones QC - Byrom Street ChambersRhiannon has excellent attention to detail and outstanding advocacy skills, as well as having a personable and approachable nature.
Ranked: Tier 2
Simon Kilvington QC - Byrom Street ChambersSimon has the ability to tackle multi-faceted and complex cases and carve a way through with sound judgement and clear, considered advice. Always immaculately prepared, Simon is a pleasure to work with, fostering a collaborative team approach whilst at the same time leading from the front.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew Lewis QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly respected by opponents and judges alike, never flustered and always talks straight. Andrew's attention to detail is first-class.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Darrel Crilley - Byrom Street ChambersDarrel is very experienced in dealing with fatal claims. His knowledge of this area of law is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 1
Mary Ruck - Byrom Street ChambersMary is formidable as an individual. She commands the respect of the client and defendant, but is still down to earth and able to be sympathetic and relatable to the lay client and family.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Set

‘Bryom Street is an impressive set particularly in the field of medical negligence with numerous silks in this area. They provide excellent and frequent training for solicitors.’

‘Excellent chambers, very high quality work.’

‘They are great QC set of chambers. They hold very informative and useful seminars.’

‘Byrom Street are an excellent quality chambers with quality barristers at all levels but mostly able to do senior complex work in clinical negligence and serious personal injury.’

‘Byrom Street are second to none for serious injury cases both PI and Clinical Negligence – not just on the Northern Circuit but nationally.’

‘There are several silks and senior juniors who I would not hesitate to instruct due to their experience and intellect, particularly in the most complex cases.’

‘They are by far the leading clinical negligence set in the North West for catastrophic claims due to the number of specialist silks. They also provide excellent, free, training to solicitors who instruct them regularly.’

‘A very impressive set with a large number of silks. Regrettably not many senior juniors which limits the number of instructions.’

‘They are the leading set for Catastrophic injury work in the north. They have a multiplicity of leading barristers and this ensures quality and availability of service. I have particularly enjoyed their online seminars over recent months.’

‘Byrom Street contains the greatest concentration of QCs skilled at catastrophic injury cases of any set I know, either in the Northwest or in London. It also offers excellent regular symposiums from the team, which I always attend. The Leaders are understandably busy, but make serious commitment to meet the needs of cases I instruct them on.’

Clerking

‘The clerks at Byrom Street are fantastic and very responsive. Nothing is too much trouble.’

‘Very good team of clerks under Steve Price, always willing to help and friendly in their approach.’

‘Clerks are fantastic. They know their barristers well and get to know you well so that they can tailor the service to you and your clients. They will always bend over backwards to make sure you get your booking sorted out and I cannot remember a time when there has been an issue with a con or papers.’

‘Clerking is always efficient. Matt Tudor is exceptional helpful.’

‘The clerks are the best on the circuit in my opinion. Steve Price stands out in particular. He is always willing to go the extra mile and is well connected and able to facilitate joint meetings/court listings etc.Very approachable, personable and responsive team. Well organised and know their stuff inside out.’

‘Steve Price is a great problem solver and will always find a way to make things work. The clerks are friendly and approachable and keen to help. They are willing to go the extra mile and they support a paperless approach to instructions and bundles.’

‘The clerks at Bryom Street are second to none in the service they provide. Steve Price, in particular, is an excellent leader. The ratio of clerks to counsel is small and this enables them to provide a very personal service to the instructing solicitors. Steve Price has a close working relationship with the courts and is able to arrange hearing dates and times which are suitable to all. He is happy to liaise with the clerks of the opposition so that dates for JSMs and hearings are facilitated to the satisfaction of all parties without any fuss. In this way the clerks can usually ensure that the instructed barrister will always be available for your case.’

Northern Circuit > Personal injury Tier 1

Byrom Street Chambers is a 'very impressive set' with a 'large number of silks' and 'talented members'.  Christopher Melton QC specialises in cases involving catastrophic and serious injury, disease and death. Simon Kilvington QC is 'always immaculately prepared' and has a strong background in catastrophic brain and spinal injury case work, as does Rhiannon Jones QC. Peter Burns QC  is also noted and represented the defendants in Beveridge v Homan & Evans Transport, a case that involved the claimant lorry driver suffering a devastating brain injury when he fell from back of a truck. Other key names to note include  head of chambers Winston Hunter QC and Darrel Crilley, a senior junior with a broad personal injury practice.

Leading Silks

David Heaton QC - Byrom Street ChambersExtremely knowledgeable in this field, he is adept at getting to the root of the issue and making appropriate legal argument. Approachable and works collaboratively with solicitors and equally inspires confidence in clients. His collaborative style of working extends to settlement meetings and produces excellent results.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Simon Kilvington QC - Byrom Street ChambersSimon has the ability to tackle multi-faceted and complex cases and carve a way through with sound judgement and clear, considered advice. Always immaculately prepared, Simon is a pleasure to work with, fostering a collaborative team approach whilst at the same time leading from the front.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew Lewis QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly respected by opponents and judges alike, never flustered and always talks straight. Andrew's attention to detail is first class.
Ranked: Tier 1
Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersChris always knows what to do. There is nothing about serious injury he doesn't know. He is charm personified; a fantastic advocate and clients of all walks of life love him.
Ranked: Tier 1
Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street ChambersDarryl is excellent: sharp and experienced.
Ranked: Tier 2
Peter Burns QC - Byrom Street ChambersGreat attention to details. Sound judgment. Commercial awareness. Approachable and client focused.
Ranked: Tier 2
Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street ChambersWinston is exceptionally intelligent, well-organised and meticulous in his preparation. I have never worked with anyone who can recall so many relevant precedents at the drop of a hat. He is very approachable and clients like him.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 2
James Rowley QC - Byrom Street ChambersPowerful intellect and encyclopaedic knowledge of case law. Combines sharpness and ability to get to get grips with the details and a commitment to achieve early resolution. Always most thorough ad incisive in his analysis of the issues.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Darrel Crilley - Byrom Street ChambersDarrel is very experienced in dealing with fatal claims. His knowledge of this area of law is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Set

‘Silk-led chambers and most considered to be at the head of their fields.’

‘Top set and clear leaders within PI and clinical negligence on the circuit.’

‘Byrom Street are an exceptional set. They have real strength and depth in my area of work. I’ve never been let down by them and, even if they can’t offer me the person I’m seeking to instruct, they can always offer a high calibre alternative. Their training seminars are second to none and the materials are often a very useful reference point going forwards.’

‘Excellent set of Chambers, leading the way in Manchester with the very best of the best. There is no need to look to London Counsel as we have the elite on our doorstep.’

‘Byrom Street Chambers has the elite of the personal injury Bar. It is equal to any London set which makes practising in Manchester a dream.’

‘Byrom Street Chambers have been at the forefront of severe injury personal injury work for many years. They continue to maintain high standards.’

‘I think that they are the most talented catastrophic injury silk team in the country bar none. They have great strength in depth. No other set of chambers can boast the experience and expertise of these silks at these chambers.’

Clerking

‘Excellent service. Quick to respond and highly organised.’

‘Approachable and competent. Steve Price maintains good and close contacts with listing officers.’

‘Steve Price is senior clerk. He manages the team extremely well but with a pleasing approach that gets the best from them.’

‘The clerks at Byrom Street are wonderful. Friendly, efficient, always willing to go the extra mile. Two that stand out are Steve Price and Matt Tudor. When Steve says ‘leave it with me’, no matter what ‘it’ maybe you can have every confidence that ‘it’ will be done/happen. Matt Tudor has come to my rescue on numerous times, particularly during lockdown as regards conferences, hearing prep and bundles. Highly recommend both Steve and Matt.’

Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

Leading Silks

Simon Myerson QC - Byrom Street ChambersHe displays attention to detail, mastery of complex facts and ability to communicate easily with the client - and a very sharp mind.
Ranked: Tier 2

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Clinical negligence Tier 1

Byrom Street Chambers is an ‘excellent set‘ with ‘high quality barristers who are also friendly and approachable‘. The set has a sizeable team with Winston Hunter QC as head of chambers, who is ‘technically excellent‘ and handles clinical negligence and insurance policy disputes. Christopher Melton QC specialises in cases involving catastrophic and serious injury, disease and death. James Rowley QC acts in high value clinical negligence cases and displays expertise in cases involving birth injury. Mary Ruck is also noted and focuses on cases involving clinical negligence, serious personal injury, and fatal injury. Raymond Machell QC retired in April 2020.

Leading Silks

Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street ChambersDarryl is excellent. He is sharp and experienced.
Ranked: Tier 1
Sally Hatfield QC - Byrom Street ChambersSally has a complete command of recent case law and its application to my cases and the relevance to the experts instructed. She is excellent at getting the best out of experts in all situations. She is empathic and refreshingly clear with clients. Sally is ferociously intelligent but tempers this with practicality and approachability, so that cases run smoothly and effectively to achieve excellent solutions.
Ranked: Tier 1
David Heaton QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly intelligent with a wealth of experience. He is both pragmatic and meticulous. In dealing with a highly complex case, he was a reassuringly safe pair of hands. He is also highly personable and a pleasure to work with.
Ranked: Tier 1
Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street ChambersWinston is exceptionally intelligent, well-organised and meticulous in his preparation. I have never worked with anyone who can recall so many relevant precedents at the drop of a hat. He is very approachable and clients like him.
Ranked: Tier 1
Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersChristopher combines his depth of knowledge and experience in the field with detailed preparation, with the result that he approaches cases with a sage-like calm and a laser focus on the evidence which he is able to deploy with impressive effect in negotiations.
Ranked: Tier 1
James Rowley QC - Byrom Street ChambersI have found James' particular strength is his eagerness to progress cases with the minimum of delay. He is very easy to communicate with directly. He identifies the core issues quickly and combines commendable attention to detail with sensible and practical advice. His breadth of experience is very reassuring in high-value claims and his management of expert witnesses is exemplary.
Ranked: Tier 1
Rhiannon Jones QC - Byrom Street ChambersRhiannon has excellent attention to detail and outstanding advocacy skills, as well as having a personable and approachable nature.
Ranked: Tier 2
Simon Kilvington QC - Byrom Street ChambersSimon has the ability to tackle multi-faceted and complex cases and carve a way through with sound judgement and clear, considered advice. Always immaculately prepared, Simon is a pleasure to work with, fostering a collaborative team approach whilst at the same time leading from the front.
Ranked: Tier 2
Andrew Lewis QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly respected by opponents and judges alike, never flustered and always talks straight. Andrew's attention to detail is first-class.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Darrel Crilley - Byrom Street ChambersDarrel is very experienced in dealing with fatal claims. His knowledge of this area of law is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 1
Mary Ruck - Byrom Street ChambersMary is formidable as an individual. She commands the respect of the client and defendant, but is still down to earth and able to be sympathetic and relatable to the lay client and family.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Set

‘Bryom Street is an impressive set particularly in the field of medical negligence with numerous silks in this area. They provide excellent and frequent training for solicitors.’

‘Excellent chambers, very high quality work.’

‘They are great QC set of chambers. They hold very informative and useful seminars.’

‘Byrom Street are an excellent quality chambers with quality barristers at all levels but mostly able to do senior complex work in clinical negligence and serious personal injury.’

‘Byrom Street are second to none for serious injury cases both PI and Clinical Negligence – not just on the Northern Circuit but nationally.’

‘There are several silks and senior juniors who I would not hesitate to instruct due to their experience and intellect, particularly in the most complex cases.’

‘They are by far the leading clinical negligence set in the North West for catastrophic claims due to the number of specialist silks. They also provide excellent, free, training to solicitors who instruct them regularly.’

‘A very impressive set with a large number of silks. Regrettably not many senior juniors which limits the number of instructions.’

‘They are the leading set for Catastrophic injury work in the north. They have a multiplicity of leading barristers and this ensures quality and availability of service. I have particularly enjoyed their online seminars over recent months.’

‘Byrom Street contains the greatest concentration of QCs skilled at catastrophic injury cases of any set I know, either in the Northwest or in London. It also offers excellent regular symposiums from the team, which I always attend. The Leaders are understandably busy, but make serious commitment to meet the needs of cases I instruct them on.’

Clerking

‘The clerks at Byrom Street are fantastic and very responsive. Nothing is too much trouble.’

‘Very good team of clerks under Steve Price, always willing to help and friendly in their approach.’

‘Clerks are fantastic. They know their barristers well and get to know you well so that they can tailor the service to you and your clients. They will always bend over backwards to make sure you get your booking sorted out and I cannot remember a time when there has been an issue with a con or papers.’

‘Clerking is always efficient. Matt Tudor is exceptional helpful.’

‘The clerks are the best on the circuit in my opinion. Steve Price stands out in particular. He is always willing to go the extra mile and is well connected and able to facilitate joint meetings/court listings etc.Very approachable, personable and responsive team. Well organised and know their stuff inside out.’

‘Steve Price is a great problem solver and will always find a way to make things work. The clerks are friendly and approachable and keen to help. They are willing to go the extra mile and they support a paperless approach to instructions and bundles.’

‘The clerks at Bryom Street are second to none in the service they provide. Steve Price, in particular, is an excellent leader. The ratio of clerks to counsel is small and this enables them to provide a very personal service to the instructing solicitors. Steve Price has a close working relationship with the courts and is able to arrange hearing dates and times which are suitable to all. He is happy to liaise with the clerks of the opposition so that dates for JSMs and hearings are facilitated to the satisfaction of all parties without any fuss. In this way the clerks can usually ensure that the instructed barrister will always be available for your case.’

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury Tier 1

Byrom Street Chambers is a 'very impressive set' with a 'large number of silks' and 'talented members'.  Christopher Melton QC specialises in cases involving catastrophic and serious injury, disease and death. Simon Kilvington QC is 'always immaculately prepared' and has a strong background in catastrophic brain and spinal injury case work, as does Rhiannon Jones QC. Peter Burns QC  is also noted and represented the defendants in Beveridge v Homan & Evans Transport, a case that involved the claimant lorry driver suffering a devastating brain injury when he fell from back of a truck. Other key names to note include  head of chambers Winston Hunter QC and Darrel Crilley, a senior junior with a broad personal injury practice.

Leading Silks

David Heaton QC - Byrom Street ChambersExtremely knowledgeable in this field, he is adept at getting to the root of the issue and making appropriate legal argument. Approachable and works collaboratively with solicitors and equally inspires confidence in clients. His collaborative style of working extends to settlement meetings and produces excellent results.
Ranked: Tier 1
Ranked: Tier 1
Simon Kilvington QC - Byrom Street ChambersSimon has the ability to tackle multi-faceted and complex cases and carve a way through with sound judgement and clear, considered advice. Always immaculately prepared, Simon is a pleasure to work with, fostering a collaborative team approach whilst at the same time leading from the front.
Ranked: Tier 1
Andrew Lewis QC - Byrom Street ChambersHighly respected by opponents and judges alike, never flustered and always talks straight. Andrew's attention to detail is first class.
Ranked: Tier 1
Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersChris always knows what to do. There is nothing about serious injury he doesn't know. He is charm personified; a fantastic advocate and clients of all walks of life love him.
Ranked: Tier 1
Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street ChambersDarryl is excellent: sharp and experienced.
Ranked: Tier 2
Peter Burns QC - Byrom Street ChambersGreat attention to details. Sound judgment. Commercial awareness. Approachable and client focused.
Ranked: Tier 2
Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street ChambersWinston is exceptionally intelligent, well-organised and meticulous in his preparation. I have never worked with anyone who can recall so many relevant precedents at the drop of a hat. He is very approachable and clients like him.
Ranked: Tier 2
Ranked: Tier 2
James Rowley QC - Byrom Street ChambersPowerful intellect and encyclopaedic knowledge of case law. Combines sharpness and ability to get to get grips with the details and a commitment to achieve early resolution. Always most thorough ad incisive in his analysis of the issues.
Ranked: Tier 2

Leading Juniors

Darrel Crilley - Byrom Street ChambersDarrel is very experienced in dealing with fatal claims. His knowledge of this area of law is second to none.
Ranked: Tier 2

Testimonials

Set

‘Silk-led chambers and most considered to be at the head of their fields.’

‘Top set and clear leaders within PI and clinical negligence on the circuit.’

‘Byrom Street are an exceptional set. They have real strength and depth in my area of work. I’ve never been let down by them and, even if they can’t offer me the person I’m seeking to instruct, they can always offer a high calibre alternative. Their training seminars are second to none and the materials are often a very useful reference point going forwards.’

‘Excellent set of Chambers, leading the way in Manchester with the very best of the best. There is no need to look to London Counsel as we have the elite on our doorstep.’

‘Byrom Street Chambers has the elite of the personal injury Bar. It is equal to any London set which makes practising in Manchester a dream.’

‘Byrom Street Chambers have been at the forefront of severe injury personal injury work for many years. They continue to maintain high standards.’

‘I think that they are the most talented catastrophic injury silk team in the country bar none. They have great strength in depth. No other set of chambers can boast the experience and expertise of these silks at these chambers.’

Clerking

‘Excellent service. Quick to respond and highly organised.’

‘Approachable and competent. Steve Price maintains good and close contacts with listing officers.’

‘Steve Price is senior clerk. He manages the team extremely well but with a pleasing approach that gets the best from them.’

‘The clerks at Byrom Street are wonderful. Friendly, efficient, always willing to go the extra mile. Two that stand out are Steve Price and Matt Tudor. When Steve says ‘leave it with me’, no matter what ‘it’ maybe you can have every confidence that ‘it’ will be done/happen. Matt Tudor has come to my rescue on numerous times, particularly during lockdown as regards conferences, hearing prep and bundles. Highly recommend both Steve and Matt.’

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Commercial litigation

Leading Silks

Simon Myerson QC - Byrom Street ChambersHe displays attention to detail, mastery of complex facts and ability to communicate easily with the client - and a very sharp mind.
Ranked: Tier 2

Byrom Street Chambers is a unique and specialist set practising within the heart of Manchester situated in close proximity to the Civil Justice Centre and the Crown Court. Members also practise from Crown Office Chambers in London. According to The legal directories, Byrom Street have an impressive number of top QC’s many of whom I use for high value and complex cases. They are known for their professionalism and those who rely upon their input can be secure in the knowledge that their clients are in safe hands.” “All of the clerks are super responsive and cannot do enough to help.” “Clerks are second to none; completely adept at balancing the solicitors needs and demands with Counsels commitments and requirements.” “Steve and Matt are both exceptional.” “The clerks at Byrom Street Chambers are second to none: they are experts in their own right.”

The set: Byrom Street Chambers is a forward-thinking set with traditional values, exclusively dedicated to the work of leading and senior junior counsel, who have extensive expertise in high-value and complex cases. Chambers provides a highly individual and personalised service, focusing on clients’ needs, combined with a friendly and open approach to clerking.

Chambers’ premises are modern, purpose-built, DDA-compliant and architecturally designed with particular attention to the needs of both professional and lay clients. Facilities include large comfortable conference rooms, a video-conferencing suite, the latest information technology with wireless connection and an extensive online library.

Three members of chambers currently sit as Deputy Judges of the High Court, seven members sit as Recorders, one member sits on the Mental Health Review Tribunal, one member sits on the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal and two members sit as Deputy Coroners.

In keeping with their traditional business plan chambers recently welcomed experienced Counsel Stephen McNamara to the Byrom Street team.

Types of work undertaken: Chambers has a reputation for quality and service. Members offer advice and advocacy in a range of specialisations and can provide the depth of cover necessary to conduct litigation in the most complex of cases. They practise regularly in the fields of personal injury (with an emphasis on catastrophic cases, group and class actions, clinical negligence and disease litigation), health and safety, professional negligence, financial services, commercial, human rights and civil fraud.

Members are highly experienced in core areas, including delayed diagnosis and surgical negligence. The barristers advise on complex and high-value claims, including birth trauma caused by negligent obstetric care, and demonstrate a strong command of cerebral palsy cases. The set’s members also boast strong expertise in claims regarding spinal and orthopaedic injury and amputations. They offer experience of matters involving fatal accidents and human rights issues, and chambers’ seasoned advocates are well-placed to argue highly significant medical cases that reach the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

Sample cases:

Supreme Court: Armes v Nottingham County Council; International Energy Group Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc UK Branch; Dunhill v Burgin; Woodland v Essex CC; Sienkiewicz and Willmore.

House of Lords: Fairchild v Glenhaven; Tomlinson v Congleton.

Court of Appeal: Swift v Carpenter; Cable v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd; McDonald v Dept for Communities; Huscroft v P&O Ferries; Thompstone v Tameside;  Sowden v Lodge; Heneghan v Manchester Dry Dock Ltd.

European Court of Human Rights: RK & AK v Oldham NHS Trust.

Inquiries: Shipman; Alder Hey; Hillsborough; North Wales Child Abuse.

Former members of chambers include Sir Brian Leveson, Dame Janet Smith, Sir David Clarke, Dame Caroline Swift, Sir Timothy King, Sir Stephen Stewart and HHJ Richard Pearce.

Department Name Email Telephone
Senior clerk Steve Price
Deputy senior clerk Matt Tudor
Head of Chambers HUNTER QC, Winston (1985)
Deputy Head of Chambers MELTON QC, Christopher (1982)
Members of Chambers MYERSON QC, Simon (1986)
Members of Chambers ROWLEY QC, James (1987)
Members of Chambers HEATON QC, David (1983)
Members of Chambers LEWIS QC, Andrew (1985)
Members of Chambers HATFIELD QC, Sally (1988)
Members of Chambers ALLEN QC, Darryl (1995)
Members of Chambers JONES QC, Rhiannon (1993)
Members of Chambers KILVINGTON QC, Simon (1995)
Members of Chambers BURNS QC, Peter (1993)
Members of Chambers RUCK, Mary (1993)
Members of Chambers CRILLEY, Darrel (1996)
Members of Chambers WELLS, Jason (2007)
Members of Chambers MCNAMARA, Stephen (2008)
Photo Name Position Profile
 Darryl Allen photo Darryl Allen Queen’s Counsel specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. Personal Injury…
 Peter Burns photo Peter Burns Peter specialises in complex catastrophic injury and large loss claims, with particular…
 Darrel Crilley  photo Darrel Crilley Personal injury, industrial disease and clinical negligence in serious injury claims. Acts…
 Sally Hatfield photo Sally Hatfield Sally has for many years specialised in medical law.Her principal area of…
 David Heaton photo David Heaton Acts for both claimants and defendants in catastrophic, complex and high value…
 Winston Hunter photo Winston Hunter Personal Injury: Winston Hunter is routinely instructed by both Claimants and Defendants…
 Rhiannon Jones photo Rhiannon Jones The full range of personal injury work, in particular spinal and brain…
 Simon Kilvington photo Simon Kilvington Catastrophic, serious and complex personal injury, including catastrophic brain and spinal injuries;…
 Andrew Lewis QC photo Andrew Lewis QC Andrew has vast experience of all areas of personal injury and clinical…
 Stephen McNamara  photo Stephen McNamara Stephen practises in the fields of clinical negligence and serious personal injury,…
 Christopher Melton photo Christopher Melton Personal injury, clinical negligence Recent contested cases include: Alabady v Akram (2021)…
 Simon Myerson photo Simon Myerson Human Rights/Group Litigation: lead counsel on the Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation (Kimathi…
 James Rowley photo James Rowley Personal injuries: Moreira v Moran and others [2021] EWHC 1800 (CA); Faisal and…
 Mary Ruck  photo Mary Ruck Specialises in clinical negligence, medical law, human rights and healthcare (including regulatory…
 Jason Wells  photo Jason Wells

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