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12 King's Bench Walk

Chambers of Paul Russell QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7EL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 0811
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Fax 020 7583 7228
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1037 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Bristol, London

Andrew Hogarth QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 0811
Email:
Web:
www.12kbw.co.uk/barristers/andrew-hogarth-qc/
12 King's Bench Walk (Chambers of Paul Russell QC)

Work Department

Head of chambers.

Position

Andrew Hogarth QC has a strong reputation both in the field of personal injury and employment law with a particular interest in industrial disease claims. He is recommended as a leading PI and employment silk in the current editions of ‘The Legal 500’ and ‘Chambers UK’. Andrew’s recent cases include: Owens v Noble [2010] EWCA Civ 224, leave to appeal and set aside judgement in fraudulent PI claim; British Telecommunications plc v Royal Mail Group Ltd, Court of Appeal (civil division) [2010] EWCA Civ 974, indemnity against asbestos disease liabilities; Drew v Whitbread [2010] EWCA Civ 53, consideration of the assessing judge’s discretion during a detailed assessment of the costs of a personal injury claim; Rayment v Ministry of Defence [2010] EWHC 218 (QB) [2010] IRLR, termination of employment as an act of harassment; Veakins v Kier Islington Ltd, Court of Appeal (civil division) [2010] IRLR 132, what constitutes harassment under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Bodden v Solomon [2008] (Grand Court of Cayman Islands Henderson J), largest personal injury award in the Cayman Islands; Bristol City Council v Deadman (Court of Appeal) [2007] IRLR 888, instructed on behalf of the defendants on the appeal in a stress at work case, which explored the duties owed by an employer in contract and in tort; he has an extensive practice in industrial disease claims and appeared in Fairchild v Glenhaven [2002] 3 WLR 89 – causation in mesothelioma claims; the leading asbestos disease case, and in many of the leading stress at work and psychiatric injury cases including Hatton v Sutherland [2002] 2 All ER 1 – stress at work; Barber v Somerset County Council [2004] ICR 457, [2004] IRLR 475 HL – stress at work; Hartman v South Essex Mental Healthcare NHS Trust [2005] ICR 782, [2005] IRLR 293 CA; Deadman v Bristol City Council [2007] IRLR 888 and Page v Smith [1996] 1 AC 155 (foreseeability); Page v Smith No 2 [1996] IWLR 855; CA (causation). He has a wide-ranging employment law practice – recent reported cases include Lyddon v Englefield Brickwork [2008] IRLR 198 – interpretation of contracts; British Airways v Noble [2006] ICR 1227 (CA) – calculating a week’s pay; and Robinson-Steele v RD Retail [2006] ECJ ICR 932.

Career

Called 1974; silk 2003; lectures to solicitors and clients by arrangement; head of chambers 12 King’s Bench Walk 2005 to date.

Member

PIBA; ELBA.

Education

Trinity College, Cambridge (MA).


London Bar

Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Industrial disease – Leading silks

Andrew Hogarth QC - 12 King's Bench WalkHe is very thorough and has a keen mind that is goal driven.

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Andrew Hogarth QC - 12 King's Bench WalkPrecision and clarity of paperwork and calculation of losses are particular strengths.

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