Gabriel Farmer > Chambers of Anna Vigars QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Anna Vigars QC
Guildhall Chambers

Work Department

Personal injury; inquests.


Gabriel is head of the Guildhall personal injury team. He has two decades’ experience of claiming and defending substantial personal injury cases and his caseload nowadays comprises cases worth typically more than £100,000 and/or of technical complexity. He is recognised for his meticulous attention to detail, robust advocacy and his down-to-earth approach.


Called 1994, Grays Inn.




Downside Abbey School; University of Reading (1992 Construction Management, 2(1)); University of Leeds (CPE); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Finals (VC)).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Gabriel Farmer - Guildhall ChambersHe has a forensic grasp of detail and is able to convey complex factual and technical issues in a succinct and coherent fashion. Clients frequently praise his astute legal advice which is keenly balanced with their commercial needs. If a case is contested to trial, there is no one else they would want in their corner.

The personal injury team at Guildhall Chambers provides high-standard advisory and advocacy services for both claimants and defendants nationwide. Instructions received vary from multi-million-pound catastrophic claims down to less complex claims. Gabriel Farmer has a ‘forensic grasp of detail’ and enjoys a mixed claimant/defendant, senior-junior caseload in the band of £100k-£2M. With a ‘fantastic eye for detail’, James Bentley is instructed by both claimants and defendants in high-end fast-track and multi-track matters. His caseload covers all areas of negligence, but is particularly sought after for advice and representation in public liability claims. Dr Daniel Neill is particularly sought after for cases involving fundamental dishonesty.