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Chambers of Andrew Burns KC
Devereux
QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BS
England

Position

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.

Career

Took silk in 2010; Qualified 1992; Middle Temple.
Publications: Editor of Kemp & Kemp (chapter on conflict laws, accommodation claims, mentally incapable claimants and PPOs).

Memberships

Chair of Personal Injury Bar Association 2016-2018; Founder and past Chairman of Oxford Medico-Legal Society.

Education

Downside School (top scholar); Christ’s College, Cambridge (1991 First Class degree); Kings College, London (MA Medical Law and Ethics).

Leisure

Family, various sports.