Romilly Cummerson > Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Richard Harwood QC
39 Essex Chambers


Romilly is an established insurance practitioner, specialising in clinical negligence, personal injury, and related insurance issues. She has developed an extensive practice acting for both claimants and defendants in all types of injury-related litigation, including professional indemnity claims arising out of the negligent handling of injury litigation. Romilly has wide experience of claims concerning all branches of the medical professions. She has represented claimants and defendants in cases involving allegations of negligence against GPs, general surgeons, cardio-thoracic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, district nurses, care assistants, opticians, and opthalmologists and has advised on a wide range of issues. Romilly is recognised in the Legal500 directory as a leading practitioner in injury law. She has extensive knowledge of injury-related litigation. Her expertise covers employers’ liability, public liability, occupiers’ liability, product liability, fatal accident claims, occupational disease litigation and motor-related claims. She provides substantive, procedural and tactical advice on liability issues and quantum and regularly handles multi-party actions. As well as being an experienced and highly regarded advocate, she is often instructed to conduct round table settlement conferences and to represent parties in mediation.


Called to the bar 1998.


Personal Injury Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; INQUEST Lawyers Group; London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association.


MA (Cantab); LLM (Cantab).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury - Leading Juniors -

Romilly Cummerson

39 Essex Chambers

She is an extremely intelligent and skilful junior barrister involved in large-scale cases.

London Bar > Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Juniors -

Romilly Cummerson

39 Essex Chambers

Excellent at evaluating the nuances of the medical records.