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Chambers of Winston Hunter QC

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Winston Hunter QC

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Byrom Street Chambers (Chambers of Winston Hunter QC)


Practice Areas: General common law with particular expertise in insurance, contractual disputes, professional negligence and catastrophic injuries. In respect of the latter, particular expertise in advising and handling claims of particular complexity where issues of insurer liability, public authority funding and third party indemnities is concerned. Regular appearances in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in cases spanning all areas of speciality. Specialist areas: personal injury, employment, insurance, commercial disputes. Recent notable cases: Personal injury litigation: recent cases: Sowden v Lodge [2004] Court of Appeal, Crookdale v Drury [2004] Court of Appeal, Hartman v South Essex Mental Health & Community Care NHS Trust [2005] Court of Appeal, Tinsley v Sarker (2005) 18th January, Smith v Wright and Beyer [2001] Court of Appeal. Commercial Litigation: Huktra NV v Huktra UK [2003] Court of Appeal, Tameside MBC v Barlow Securities [2001] Court of Appeal. Employment: Eastwood and Williams v Magnox plc [2004] House of Lords, Consignia v Burkett [2003] Court of Appeal. Insurance: Whitlam v Hazel (for Lloyds Syndicate 260) [2004] Court of Appeal. Churchill Insurance Co Ltd v Benjamin Wilkinson,Tracey Evans v Equity Claims Ltd [2010] + [2012] Court of Appeal and [2011]Courts of Justice of the European Justice. [2011] Murphy v MPS in the Courts of Justice of the European Union.


Called 1985, Lincoln’s Inn: Hardwicke Scholar, Megarry Scholar and Denning Scholar; Assistant Recorder 1999; Recorder in Crown and County Court 2000; QC 2000; Deputy High Court Judge 2008.




Leeds University (1984 LLB Hons first class).


Cricket, wine, shooting, reading.

Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Winston Hunter QC - Byrom Street ChambersHe has illustrious advocacy skills.

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