Jamie Walker-Haworth > Chambers of George Coates > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Coates
Guildford Chambers
STOKE HOUSE, LEAPALE LANE
GUILDFORD
GU1 4LY
England

Work Department

Personal injury
Commercial, contract and insolvency
Property.

Position

Personal Injury

Prior to joining chambers, Jamie spent 8 years as an advocate in a national solicitor’s firm specialising principally in personal injury, contractual disputes, and property.

Jamie acts for both Claimants and Defendants; from interlocutory hearings to trials and from small claims track to multi-track. He advises on liability, quantum, costs and procedure as well as drafting statements of case, applications and grounds of appeal.

Jamie has considerable experience of providing advice and representation in Fast and Multi Track personal injury claims as well as at MoJ Stage 3 hearings. He deals with liability and damages issues, including causation, low velocity claims, exaggerated claims, chronic pain and credit hire.

Commercial – Contract and Insolvency

Jamie has provided advice and representation in numerous breach of contract and debt recovery disputes between sellers and consumers dealing with matters that include:

  • the supply and sale of goods and services
  • implied terms
  • unfair contract terms
  • misrepresentation
  • remedies
  • consumer credit issues

Jamie  has also advised on insolvency and costs cases including costs case management conferences, budgeting and MOJ issues.

Property

Jamie has represented clients in land and property including:

  • landlord and tenant/neighbour disputes
  • mortgage possession
  • charging orders
  • enforcement

Career

Called 2005; Middle Temple.

Education

St Hugh’s College, Oxford University (BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology); London Metropolitan University (Common Professional Examination); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course); admitted to the roll of solicitors 2011; obtained Higher Rights of Audience as Solicitor (Civil).

Leisure

Jamie is married and has both a son and daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and the theatre.