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1 CROWN OFFICE ROW

The Chambers of Richard Booth QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 7500
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Fax 020 7797 7550
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1020 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Brighton, London

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC

Tel:
Work 020 7797 7500
Email:
1 CROWN OFFICE ROW (The Chambers of Richard Booth QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in clinical negligence and personal injuries. Some recent reported cases include: JGE v (1) English Province of Our Lady of Charity (2) Trustess of the Portsmouth Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust [2011] EWHC 2871 (QB); XYZ v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust [2011] EWHC 243 (QB) MAGA v Trustees of the Birmingham Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church [2010] EWCA Civ 256; NXS v London Borough of Camden [2009] EWHC 1786; X v Hounslow London Borough Council [2009] EWCA Civ 286; Jake Pierce v Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council [2008] EWCA Civ 1416; A (a child suing by his father and litigation friend C) v B Hospitals NHS Trust [2006] EWHC 1178; Ahsan v University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust [2006] EWHC 2624 (QB); A v Iorworth Hoare [2008] HL; Sowden v Lodge; Crookdale v Drury [2004]; McDonnell v Congregation of Christian Brothers Trustees (formerly Irish Christian Brothers & Anor, H of L [2004] 1 AC 1101; Royal Victoria Infirmary and Associated Hospitals NHS Trust v B (a child) [2002] Lloyds Rep Med 282; Lucy Reynolds v North Tyneside Health Authority [2002] Lloyds Rep Med 459; Z v UK [2001] 2 FLR 612; S v Gloucestershire County Council, C of A [2000] FLR 825; Heil v Rankin [2000] 2 WLR 1173.

Career

Qualified 1974; silk 1999; co-author of ‘Child Abuse Compensation Claims’ (Jordans); co-author ‘Clinical Negligence (A Practitioner’s Handbook)’ (Oxford University Press).

Member

Personal Injury Bar Association; Family Law Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford (1975 MA Politics, Philosophy and Economics); Bar Finals (1974).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC - 1 Crown Office RowShe is usually light years ahead of everyone else and her advocacy is brilliant.

Within: Clinical negligence

Always the first choice’, 1 Crown Office Row is a ‘reliable set with really excellent counsel’. Members are ‘as bright as they come, but also have a down to earth, friendly manner’ which ‘makes them popular’ among both clients and solicitors in high-profile, cutting edge cases. Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC and new silk Henry Witcomb QC represented the claimant in ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, an important decision on the duty to inform family members in case of life-changing disease.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC - 1 Crown Office RowThere really is none better, she is superb and always on hand.

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