Bernard Doherty > Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright KC and Richard Harwood KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright KC and Richard Harwood KC
39 Essex Chambers
81 CHANCERY LANE
LONDON
WC2A 1DD
England
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Position

Barrister specialising in clinical negligence, personal injury and professional negligence.

Career

Called 1990.

Education

City University (Dip Law); Cambridge University (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Bernard Doherty39 Essex Chambers ‘Bernard is wonderful to work with. He gets to the crux of complex matters effortlessly and has a wonderful way of working. A fantastic advocate, always approaches in the right way and a go-to barrister.’

39 Essex Chambers works internationally and stands out for its expertise in personal injury claims. Its barristers mainly focus in group litigation actions as well as individual claims involving jurisdiction and choice of law issues including historic child sexual abuse, food poisoning,  injuries suffered by private security personnel while working in politically unstable regions and skiing and other sport accidents. Neil Block KC recently took part in a case that raised complex legal and quantum issues, concerning a claim a tourist arising out of a snowmobile accident in Finland. Bernard Doherty , who has particular expertise in private international law issues, recently represented one of several defendants in a case arising from a neck fracture sustained by former Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle while attempting a ski jump during the filming of reality TV programme The Jump in Austria.

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Bernard Doherty39 Essex Chambers ‘Bernard’s approach is always spot on – good to have on-side. He gets to the crux of complex matters effortlessly and has a wonderful way of working.’