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

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC
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 ChambersPankaj has a really good analytical mind. He has good insight into the way judges tend to view cases. He is always thorough in his preparation and is very careful in how he uses experts. A great junior.

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Pankaj MadanExchange ChambersPankaj is a great strategist. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of subtle brain injuries, and is committed to securing the best outcomes.

Exchange Chambers‘ personal injury team has established experience in handling a range of high-value, complex cases, including fatal accidents, life-changing injuries, industrial disease and catastrophic brain and spinal injuries. Pankaj Madan is regularly sought after by claimant and defendant firms for his expertise in catastrophic brain injuries, and has notable strength in cases involving subtle brain injuries. Simon Ross provides ‘clear, concise advice‘ on a broad spectrum of personal injury matters, including road traffic accidents, occupational disease claims and fatal accidents. Paul Kirtley is ‘very approachable‘ and is ‘very experienced in catastrophic injury work‘.