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Robert Weir KC
Robert Weir KC is a highly regarded barrister dealing with personal injury and clinical negligence matters, with a focus on high-value catastrophic brain and spinal injury cases, matters involving conflict of laws, industrial disease claims and human rights cases. He deals with complex and high value matters in these areas and acts for a wide range of clients, both claimants and defendants. He is often instructed on difficult cases, especially on appeal, as well as motor claims with a European element, group actions, occupational illness claims, and on personal injury claims with a foreign element. Recent cases include: Dryden v Johnson Matthey (SC), Xv Kuoni (SC), Lungowe v Vedanta (SC) and Cape v Dring (SC).
For more information on Robert’s practice and latest case highlights, please visit his full Devereux profile.
Took silk in 2010; Qualified 1992; Middle Temple.
Publications: Editor of Kemp & Kemp (chapter on conflict laws, accommodation claims, mentally incapable claimants and PPOs).
Chair of Personal Injury Bar Association 2016-2018; Founder and past Chairman of Oxford Medico-Legal Society.
Downside School (top scholar); Christ’s College, Cambridge (1991 First Class degree); Kings College, London (MA Medical Law and Ethics).
Family, various sports.