Mr Rupert Davies > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Barrister Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Work Department

Personal injury.


Rupert obtained a first class degree from the University of Cambridge. He joined Chambers in 2008 following the successful completion of his pupillage under Toby Sasse. In his personal injury practice, represents both claimants and defendants and willingly undertakes work on a conditional fee basis. His experience includes matters involving road traffic accidents (including Credit Hire, Low Velocity Impacts and MIB claims), employers’ liability, occupiers’ liability, and public liability. He has experience in technical costs arguments and detailed assessments. Appears in court at all stages of the litigation process from pre-action applications, interlocutory hearings through to trials and appeals. He also has a paper practice advising on liability and quantum and drafting pleadings and other documents. Undertakes defendant road traffic offence cases including speeding offences, excess alcohol and s.172 offences. Also has extensive experience in HMRC and UKBA cash forfeiture cases acting both for applicants and respondents.


Called 2007; Gray’s Inn.


St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge; Manchester Metropolitan University. Qualifications: BA hons first class. Scholarships: Skerne Scholarship, University of Cambridge; Prince of Wales Scholarship, Gray’s Inn.


Very keen rock climber and has climbed extensively all over the world. He has written two climbing guidebooks, the most recent of which, Peak District Bouldering, was published in June 2011.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Chancery, probate, and tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Rupert Davies 18 St John Street Chambers ‘Rupert has strong advocacy skills combined with a very practical approach. His manner is assured without being arrogant.’