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Personal injury, employment (disability discrimination).
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.
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.
PIBA; PNBA; ELBA; Bar Council 1995-2003; BIICL.
Leeds University (LLB Hons).
Sport, military history, politics, economics.