David Rivers > Chambers of Oliver Segal KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oliver Segal KC
Old Square Chambers
10-11 BEDFORD ROW
LONDON
WC1R 4BU
England
David Rivers photo

Work Department

Personal injury, costs, public inquiry.

Position

Specialises in high value liability and quantum claims with recent trial successes including a three day trial in Southend with an award in excess of £400,000, a two day employers liability trial after which damages were agreed in a six figure sum and a history of acting for a well known TV actor, Senior Police officer and a Deputy High Court Judge. Reported cases include Wright v First Group [2018] EWHC 297 (QB); Shaw v Merthyr Tydfil County Council [2015] CA PIQR P8; Prison Officers Association v Iqbal [2009] EWCA Civ 1310, Court of Appeal (Civ Div); Bates v Maylon [2008] EWHC 2386(QB); Hau v Jim [2007] EWHC 3358 (QB).

Career

Called Grays Inn 2002. Educated Royal Grammar School Newcastle and Jesus College Cambridge MA (cantab) LLM.

Publications:

Author of four of the Chapters in Munkman on Employers Liability (16th Edition 2013) including those on contributory negligence and employers liability insurance.

Memberships

PIBA.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

David Rivers – Old Square Chambers

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

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