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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 5150
DX:
349 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.devereuxchambers.co.uk

Robert Weir QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
Email:
Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Robert 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 (CA), Clay v TUI (CA). For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the 'barristers' section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

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).

Member

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.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Robert Weir QC - DevereuxHe has a sharp intellect and gets to the nub of an issue very quickly and skilfully.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Robert Weir QC - DevereuxTechnically, the most gifted and talented barrister on the circuit, head and shoulders above the rest.

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