Thomas Challacombe > Chambers of Deni Mathews > Plymouth, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Deni Mathews
KBG Chambers

Work Department

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligance


Tom is a barrister specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence matters.

Tom’s personal injury practice involves him undertaking hearings on both the fast and multi track.

He advises on liability and quantum, settles pleadings and drafts schedules and counter schedules of loss.

Tom’s practice involves advising on matters of:

  • Employers’ Liability
  • Health and Safety at Work

  • Occupiers’ Liability

  • Highways Act
  • New Roads and Street Works Act
  • Animals Act

  • Road traffic

  • Product liability

  • CICA appeals

In addition to trials on the fast and multi track Tom appears at case management conferences, application hearings, costs hearings and CRU appeals.

Tom’s experience with CICA appeals has seen him obtain significant 6 figure awards for his Clients.

He accepts instructions on a CFA basis and is happy to work to tight deadlines.


Called to the Bar in 2006

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Thomas ChallacombeKBG ChambersApproachable, friendly and knowledgeable and gets results. Always will make himself available if urgent advice is needed and willing to talk through difficult periods in a claim, or even provide an informal opinion on a new and challenging claim.

KBG Chambers‘ personal injury team includes Thomas Challacombe who has a varied personal injury practice that regularly sees him instructed on high-value and complex claims. In the past 12 months Challacombe has acted in a number of fatal and catastrophic road traffic accidents, and also undertaken various public and employer liability claims. He is recognised by one client for his ‘attention to detail’ and ‘willingness to accept instructions in difficult matters at the last minute’.