Eliot Woolf QC > Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S
Outer Temple Chambers
THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND
LONDON
WC2R 1BA
England

Living Wage

Position

Nationwide practice in clinical negligence, personal injury and professional negligence, acting for claimants and defendants. Clinical negligence covers a wide variety of fields with an emphasis on obstetric injuries and spinal surgery. Personal injury work includes, in particular, group actions against tour operators and holiday claims involving issues of foreign law and jurisdiction, military claims and disease work.

Career

Qualified 1993, Inner temple. Publications of note include: ‘Personal Injury Practice’ (Bloomsbury, 6th edition).

Memberships

PNBA; PBA; AVMA; TATLA.

Education

Robinson College, Cambridge (MA 2(1)); City University (Dip).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Eliot Woolf QCOuter Temple ChambersHis calm and self-effacing manner compliments his expert tactical nous.

Outer Temple Chambers is ‘an excellent set‘. Often a ‘first choice‘ for high-value catastrophic injury clinical negligence cases, the set fields a strong team, Jonathan Hand QC took silk in 2019, following in the footsteps of Nathan Tavares QC and Eliot Woolf QC in the previous round. Harry Trusted successfully concluded a claim against the Ministry of Defence, where he represented a former soldier, who suffered from epilepsy following the negligent prescription of malaria treatment mefloquine. Secondary victims are another area of expertise – Ben Bradley unusually obtained damages for a father as a secondary victim in a neonatal death claim.

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - 2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Eliot Woolf QCOuter Temple ChambersHis ability to construct cases and marshal the evidence accordingly is of the highest quality.

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(2018 Silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Eliot Woolf QCOuter Temple ChambersHe is noted for illness-related claims.