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Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S

Living Wage
THE OUTER TEMPLE, 222 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 1BA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 6381
Fax:
Fax 020 7583 1786
DX:
351 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.outertemple.com

Sarah Crowther QC

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7353 6381
Email:
Web:
www.outertemple.com/
Outer Temple Chambers (Chambers of Michael Bowes QC, Christopher Gibson QC and Andrew S)

Work Department

Health Department

Position

Personal Injury; International Illness, Injury & Travel; Employment & Discrimination; Public Law.

Career

Her practice is wide ranging, from cases of catastrophic injury in road accidents against foreign insurers or involving foreign nationals, to others with significant EU law issues. She regularly advises on jurisdiction and applicable law disputes and has appeared in recent high profile appeal cases on applicable law in both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

Sarah regularly acts in the High Court for both claimants and defendants, Sarah balances a “commercial approach” with a “compassionate nature”.

She undertakes all kinds of personal injury and clinical negligence work, including asbestos-related illness claims.

Sarah has a public law and human rights practice, which focusses on discrimination, especially in the supply of goods and services and employment fields. She has appeared successfully in the employment tribunal, High Court and EAT.

Notably, she has appeared in the leading cases on religious rights discrimination, including representing the Christian hoteliers whose refusal to supply a same-sex couple with a double-bedded room led to the Supreme Court and currently, in Northern Ireland, where she acts on behalf of the bakery which refused to bake a cake with a message promoting same-sex marriage.

Languages

French; German.

Member

  • Bar Council Member; South Eastern Circuit Committee Member; PIBA; ELBA; PEOPIL


London Bar

Employment

Within: 2018 Silks

Sarah Crowther QC - Outer Temple ChambersShe has a first-class grasp of the law and applies it effectively.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Industrial disease - 2018 Silks

Sarah Crowther QC - Outer Temple ChambersShe is ferocious when called for and has a razor-sharp mind.

Within: Personal injury - 2018 Silks

Sarah Crowther QC - Outer Temple ChambersShe is ferocious when called for and has a razor-sharp mind.

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Within: 2018 Silks

Sarah Crowther QC - Outer Temple ChambersShe is very diligent and has exceptional knowledge.

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Outer Temple Chambers is a 'strong set for travel work' and it has a 'number of excellent barristers who are exceptional on cross-border personal injury claims'. Sarah Crowther QC is involved in Hutchinson v Ocean Beach Club, a Spanish law claim for spinal cord injury arising out of swimming pool incident in Ibiza. Elsewhere, Nathan Tavares QC was instructed by a Spanish national in Menendez v Metal Processing, who was injured in an accident at work in England.

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