Andrew Buchan > Cloisters Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Cloisters Chambers
Cloisters
1 PUMP COURT, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AA
England

Living Wage

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Work Department

Personal injury, employment (disability discrimination).

Position

Barrister who has been specialising in personal injury since 1984. He has successfully taken the two leading cases on bullying and stress (respectively) to the House of Lords: Waters v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [House of Lords] 2000 bullying at work; Barber v Somerset CC (stress at work); in the employment sphere he has been instructed to intervene on behalf of the NUT (on questions of European Law) in the case of Eastwood v Magnox (House of Lords, jurisdiction of the Employment Tribunal to deal with personal injury claims). He took Sheriff v Klyne Tugs (Lowestoft) Ltd to the Court of Appeal in 1999, jurisdiction of employment tribunal for personal injury cases. CEDR-accredited mediator.

Career

Called 1981; co-author of Butterworths ‘Personal Injury Practice’, ‘The Guide to Litigation in the County Court and the High Court’ sixth edition (March 2014), co-author of Butterworths ‘Personal Injury Schedules’, third edition 2009; editor of Lewis & Buchan on ‘Clinical negligence’, seventh edition (Bloomsbury, 2013); has lectured widely on the subject of occupational stress and bullying claims including to the EEF, TUC, HSE, the Welsh Assembly and the International Stress Managers Association.

Languages

French.

Memberships

PIBA; PNBA; ELBA; Bar Council 1995-2003; BIICL.

Education

Leeds University (LLB Hons).

Leisure

Sport, military history, politics, economics.