Kerstin Boyd > Tanfield Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Tanfield Chambers
2-5 WARWICK COURT
LONDON
WC1R 5DJ
England

Work Department

Matrimonial Finance

Position

Kerstin has three principal areas of practice: private client, clinical negligence and personal injury.
Private Client: All areas of family law with particular emphasis on matrimonial finance and cohabitee disputes. Regularly appears In high value matrimonial finance, but also deals with cases Involving more limited assets where the search for a resolution can be equally challenging, Reported cases: W v W (periodical payments: variation) 2010 2 FLR 985; Foster v Foster [2003] 2 FLR 299; H v H Fam Law [2002] 2 FLR 116.

Personal injury: acts for both claimant and defendant. Asbestos-related claims, Highway Authority work, stress at work, employers’ liability and high-value RTA claims; acted for the London Fire Brigade at the 7/7 inquest.

Reported cases: Jonathan Woolley v Essex County Council [2006] EWCA Civ 753 CA; Anthony Eaton (administrator of the estate of Michael Eaton, deceased) v James Latham Plc [2004] EWHC 214 QB; London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority v (1) Meritor Light Vehicle Systems (UK) Ltd (2) Renault Trucks UK Ltd (3) Carltonloco Ltd QBD (TCC) [2003] LTL 12/9/03; Cullin & Sheehan v LFEPA [1999] PIQR P314; Smoker v LFCDA [1991] 2 All ER 449; Crown River Cruises Ltd v Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd [1996] 2 Lloyds Rep 533.

Clinical negligence and healthcare: acts for claimants across a broad spectrum of medical claims including mismanaged births, serious brain and spinal injuries and delayed diagnosis. Family: specialises in financial remedy.

Career

Year of Call: 1979

Memberships

PIBA; FLBA.

Education

Sherborne School for Girls; Girton College, Cambridge University (1978 BA law).