Mr Pankaj Madan > Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC
Exchange Chambers

Work Department

Personal Injury


Pankaj is an experienced personal injury barrister, specialising in high value brain injury, severe limb injury, high value CRPS claims, chronic and serious limb injuries with actual or potential amputation, chronic pain syndrome and fibromyalgia and joint hypermobility syndrome, unusual psychiatric injury, and fatal accidents. He represents claimants and defendants usually only in high value, life-changing and catastrophic injury cases.

Pankaj is also a national lecturer in Personal Injury and is on the CLT (Wilmington Group) panel of lecturers. He has been guest lecturer at the Royal Society of Medicine on the subject of Chronic Pain and CRPS, and at the Annual Medico-legal Conference in Cambridge.


Called 1997; Deputy District Judge


Personal Injuries Bar Association


  • MA (Cantab.) Hons. (Law Tripos) Magdalene College, Cambridge
  • Accredited Advocacy Trainer North Eastern Circuit
  • Trained by CEDR –“Representing Clients in mediation”
  • Awards
  • Harmsworth Scholar of the Middle Temple
  • Astbury Scholar of the Middle Temple

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Pankaj MadanExchange Chambers

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Pankaj MadanExchange ChambersHis vast experience in complex or unusual injury claims, easy manner with the insurer clients and forensic approach when in conference with experts marks him out. Pankaj is tremendously knowledgeable when it comes to complex brain injury cases, and he is incredibly thorough and pragmatic.’

At Exchange Chambers, the team of ‘very astute counsel‘ is regularly instructed for defendants and claimants across a broad spectrum of complex personal injury cases. Pankaj Madan has a wealth of experience in subtle and catastrophic brain injury claims, and the ‘personable and persuasivePaul Kirtley is sought after for his solid track record advising on cases including serious road traffic accidents, fatal accidents and spinal injuries. Simon Ross is ‘approachable‘, ‘very good with clients‘ and ‘has a great eye for detail‘.