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Harry Trusted

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Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)


Nationwide practice in catastrophic personal injury and clinical negligence work, representing both claimants and defendants. In the past year, Harry has settled claims with a total value in excess of £100m, including spinal injuries, severe burns, amputations and brain injury. Instructing solicitors for claimants include Irwin Mitchell, Stewarts, Moore Blatch, BL Claims, Ashton KCJ, Wolferstons, Foot Anstey, Pattinson Brewer and Bolt Burdon; defence solicitors include Browne Jacobson, DAC Beachcrofts, the MPS and Thomas Eggar. Reported cases: Anderson v Lyotier [2008] EWHC 2790 (successful representation of a tetraplegic skier); Farraj v Kings Health Care [2008] EWHC 2468 (successful representation of parents who brought a wrongful birth claim following negligent testing of a specimen); Thompstone v Tameside [2008] 1AER 272 (deciding case in the Court of Appeal dealing with the indexation of periodical payments); Downing v Peterborough HA [2014] EWHC 4216 (successful claim by former soldier who was disabled by reactive arthritis following the defendant’s negligence).


Called to Inner Temple 1985, Inner Temple. Publications: editor of ‘Facts and Figures’ since it was first published in 1996; secretary of the Ogden Working Party and on the editorial panel for fifth, sixth and seventh editions; written numerous articles for professional magazines.


French, Italian.


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Association for the Victims of Medical Accidents (AVMA); Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA).


Eton College (Oppidan Scholar); Trinity Hall, Cambridge (Exhibitioner).


Classical music, gardening and photography.

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Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Harry Trusted - Outer Temple ChambersExcellent at identifying issues and giving clear advice and guidance.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading juniors

Harry Trusted - Outer Temple ChambersHe is a fantastic enthusiast who will give everything to achieve the best outcome for the client.

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