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1 Crown Office Row

The Chambers of Richard Booth QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7797 7500
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Brighton, London

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC

Tel:
Work 020 7797 7500
Email:
Web:
www.1cor.com/london
1 Crown Office Row (The Chambers of Richard Booth QC)

Position

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC is a leading practitioner in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury claims. Lizanne has a distinguished reputation for representing Claimants with highly complex claims for catastrophic injury. In clinical negligence she has particular expertise and experience in birth damage and neo-natal claims but acts in claims arising in a wide range of circumstances.  In personal injury she acts for Claimants with head injuries, spinal injuries and other complex multiple injuries.

Lizanne’s work also involves multi-party actions and she recently acted for over 700 Claimants in the litigation against Mr Ian Paterson, Spire Healthcare and HEFT. Lizanne has also been instructed in a number of multi-party actions arising out of sexual abuse and physical abuse of children and adults in institutions including the Jimmy Savile litigation and the Winterbourne View claims. Claims against private hospitals, the catholic church and local authorities have involved a number of cases which have resulted in the development of the law in respect of vicarious liability.

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, APIL; AvMA.

Education

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


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC - 1 CROWN OFFICE ROW‘She has unparalleled work ethic and able to get to the heart of a case with ease.’

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal Injury - Leading Silks

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC - 1 Crown Office RowShe is tough and yet tender with vulnerable clients and gets truly life-changing results. 

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