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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC), Simon Earlam, Liverpool, ENGLAND

Simon Earlam

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/simon-earlam/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury; Clinical Negligence

Position

Generally regarded as one of the most experienced practitioners on circuit, Simon has very extensive experience across the whole range of medical disciplines in clinical negligence. He successfully handles claims up to several million pounds that vary in complexity and value.

He is highly proficient at marshalling complex evidence on causation in respect of such injuries as catastrophic brain injury, spinal injury, serious orthopaedic injuries, amputations and psychiatric injury including PTSD, chronic fatigue and pain syndromes.

Since October 2000, Simon has been involved in 12 major athetoid cerebral palsy cases and has expertise in these and similar cases involving more subtle ABI from perinatal hypoxia.

Simon has contributed articles to the APIL newsletter, and has lectured at Chambers’ seminars in such topics as limitation in clinical negligence and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the ECHR on personal injury practice. He also regularly contributes to the quarterly Personal Injury Newsletter at Chambers.

Career

Called 1975; Crime/Civil Recorder; Accredited Mediator

Member

  • Gray’s Inn
  • Northern Circuit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit Medical Law Association

Education

  • Stowe School, Buckingham; Mansfield College, Oxford
  • Degrees: MA (Hons) Jurisprudence; B.C.L

Leisure

Simon enjoys watching England’s cricket team and is a vocal Everton supporter. His pastimes include golf, walking in the Cumbrian Fells, travelling, visiting the theatre whenever possible, and wine tasting.

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