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Chambers of Winston Hunter QC

12 BYROM STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4PP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Fax:
Fax 0161 829 2101
DX:
718156 MANCHESTER-3
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Web:
www.byromstreet.com

James Rowley QC

Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com
Byrom Street Chambers (Chambers of Winston Hunter QC)

Position

Personal injuries: Faisal and Fasial v Younis and Active Brands [2018] EWHC 1111 (QB); Dunhill v Burgin [2014] UKSC 18 affirming [2012] EWCA Civ 397 and [2012] EWHC 3163 (QB); Scott and Evans v Griffiths QBD Lawtel 29/01/14; Dixie v. British Polythene Industries PLC [2010] EWCA Civ 1170; Threlfall v. Hull City Council [2010] EWCA Civ 1147; Stanley v Bryn Close t/a Armthorpe Moto Parc [2009] EWHC 2849 (QB); The Kajaki Dam Disaster v MoD (2008); Samantha Roberts v MoD (2006); In the PTSD Group Actions – Multiple Claimants v MOD (In the PTSD Group Actions) [2003] EWHC/1134 (QB); Craven v John Riches et al and Knockhill Racing Circuit [2001] EWCA CIV 375; Jebson v MOD [2000] 1 W.L.R. 2055, I.C.R. 1220 CA). Clinical Negligence: Beech v Timney [2013] EWHC 2345 (QB); Spencer v NHS North West [2012] EWHC 2142 (QB); Parkes v Mann [2011] EWHC 1724 (QB). Inquiries: Report of the Royal Liverpool Children’s Inquiry – HMSO (2001) – Counsel to the Alder Hey Inquiry.

Career

Hardwicke Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn 1986; Regional Treasury Counsel 2000; Recorder: of the Crown Court 2003-2015, County Court 2007-2015; QC 2006; PIcARBS Arbitrator 2015.

Member

PIBA (Chairman 2010-12); PNBA; Bar Council – CFA Panel (1997-2004).

Education

Stonyhurst and Emmanuel College Cambridge (BA (1985); MA (1990) Classics); Diploma in Law (1986).

Leisure

High Legh Cricket Club, oenophile, armchair sportsman, gardener, cook.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

James Rowley QC - Byrom Street ChambersAn exceptional strategist who enjoys a challenge.

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