Richard Royle > Chambers of Andrew Burns KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Clinical negligence; health and safety.

Position

Richard Royle specialises in catastrophic brain and spinal injuries and in motor vehicle law; medical negligence; industrial law, criminal and commercial law. He regularly gives papers at legal seminars and conferences in personal injury related subjects, including: common law liability issues; motor vehicle legislation; catastrophic injuries; jurisdiction and cross vesting issues between UK and Australia. Clinical negligence: cross jurisdictional matters: currently instructed in catastrophic injury case in High Court and Court of Appeal in both Australia and UK. Motor vehicle law/clinical negligence/public liability: engaged in numerous catastrophic cases at mediations and in court, including regular appearance in the NSW Court of Appeal; engaged in overseas tort matters, including Australian based torts heard in UK courts and vice versa. Health and safety: industrial law: mainly in occupational health and safety prosecutions.

For more information on Richard’s practice and latest case highlights, please visit his full Devereux profile

Career

Called 1983. Member of NSW Bar Association, UK Bar. Admitted to practice in England, Wales and most States of Australia. Appointments: past State President and current committee member Australian Lawyers’ Alliance (largest national lawyer’s group in Australia).

Memberships

Common Law Committee of the NSW Bar Association. Member of a number of advisory committees in relation to amendments to NSW motor vehicle legislation.

Education

BA (Hons) in Philosophy from York University UK; Dip. Law from London University.

Leisure

Sailing, skiing and music.