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Chambers of Simon Readhead QC

LONDON, WC2A 1LF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 9876
DX:
364 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.1chancerylane.com

Sophie Mortimer

Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Email:
1 CHANCERY LANE (Chambers of Simon Readhead QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in professional and clinical negligence, personal injury, police law and travel law. She acts for professional indemnity insurers in a wide variety of matters, including claims for educational negligence. She acts for both claimants and defendants in a large variety of personal injury cases, including employers’ liability and occupiers’ liability. Cases include: Blair v Sussex Police [2012] CA; Alanov v Sussex Police [2012]; A v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2011]; Smith v (1) Liverpool City Council (2) Hampshire County Council (3) Knowsley MBC [2006].

Career

Called Lincoln’s Inn, 1996; co-author, ‘Advanced Civil Litigation in Practice’ (3rd ed Oxford University Press 2005).

Member

PNBA; COMBAR; PIBA.

Education

Mill Hill School; Sussex University (BA Hons English and philosophy); Westminster University (1995 Dip Law).

Leisure

Cinema, running, reading.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Sophie Mortimer - 1 Chancery LaneShe is not fazed by complex medical or legal issues.

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Police law (defendant)

Within: Police law (defendant) – Leading juniors

Sophie Mortimer - 1 Chancery LaneShe appears against silks in difficult cases.

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