Shaun Ferris > Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC
Crown Office Chambers


His practice is based on a broad range of personal injury work including, in particular, catastrophic injury claims and chronic pain cases. He has developed an interest in issues surrounding allegations of fundamental dishonesty.

He is experienced in product liability work across a broad range of claims.

He is regularly instructed to appear against silks in such cases whether at trial or settlement meetings. His current case load includes several cases involving traumatic brain injury, tetraplegia, paraplegia, traumatic amputations and fatal injuries as well as cases where various chronic pain syndromes such as Fibromyalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Somatoform Symptom Disorder are in issue.

Adept at working as part of a team, managing and coordinating expert evidence, giving clear and imaginative advice and guidance on all aspects of any particular piece of litigation including all tactical and legal issues; a skilled and robust performer in court whether at interlocutory hearings or at trial; considerable experience of conducting settlement negotiations at round table meetings in both high and medium value cases; consistently recognised as a “leader at the bar” for personal injury work.


Called 1985, Gray’s Inn.


PIBA; London Common Law Bar Association; PNBA; South Eastern Circuit.


Chigwell School; Trinity College, Oxford (1984 BA).


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Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Shaun FerrisCrown Office ChambersA first-rate advocate, he is also user friendly and approachable.

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Shaun FerrisCrown Office ChambersA no-nonsense high quality barrister that gets the job done with a minimum of fuss.