Esther Gamble > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Clinical Negligence


Esther specialises in clinical negligence litigation, with particular expertise in obstetrics, gynaecology & urology; cases involving cancer; surgical error; and failings in general practice. She also has a thriving practice in high value and complex personal injury claims.  She is regularly instructed in claims valued at over £500,000, complex matters involving multiple defendants, and claims involving injuries of the utmost severity.

Esther prides herself on being accessible and responsive, and working as a team with her instructing solicitors. Professional clients often choose her for the most delicate cases, for her sensitive and empathetic approach and her ability to win the confidence of vulnerable or challenging clients. She also has a reputation for impressive attention to detail.

Legal directories have previously stated, “She has a forensic eye for detail and excellent client care skills”. “Meticulous in her attention to detail and leaves no stone unturned when advising clients.” “She’s an excellent analyst and particularly good with experts in conferences. Can quickly build trust with vulnerable or nervous clients.”


Recorder on the Midland Circuit – Civil


BSc Pure Mathematics & Philosophy (First Class), Postgraduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding). Called to the Bar in 2001



Chair of Midland Circuit Women’s Forum

Member of Bar Council Retention Panel

Panel Reviewer for Advocate (formerly Bar Pro Bono Unit)


University of Sheffield (1999 BSc First Class, Mathematics and Philosophy); Nottingham Law School (2000 Distinction, Postgraduate Diploma in Law); Nottingham Law School (2001 Outstanding, Bar Vocational Course).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Esther GambleNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Esther’s dedication and commitment is exemplary. She has a keen eye for detail and leaves no stone unturned. She is one of the best court advocates who is persuasive, tenacious and precise. She is always approachable and keen to discuss ideas, rather than dictate the case strategy.’

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Esther GambleNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Esther is clear-headed and insightful with strong analytical skills. She is a persuasive advocate and has a great client manner.’