Gemma McGungle > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Civil and personal injury law.


Gemma has had experience of a wide civil practice with an emphasis on personal injury work, including public, occupiers’ and employers’ liability, road traffic litigation and industrial disease. She has also had the benefit of experiencing claims involving issues of probate as well as boundary, business and contract law disputes. Having previously worked as a costs draftsman, Gemma is able to advise on costs matters, and represent parties at various levels of hearing.


Called 2011; Middle Temple.


University of Manchester (BSocSc Hons Politics and International Relations); BBP Law School (Graduate Diploma in Law); Manchester Metropolitan University (BPTC).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Costs

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Gemma McGungle  – 18 St John Street   ‘Gemma has a very sound knowledge of the issue of Costs Law generally and has exceptional knowledge on Solicitor Client matters. She is a very able barrister who will give straight advice without too much hesitation.’

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Gemma McGungle18 St John Street Chambers ‘Gemma is very approachable and put clients at ease when meeting them in person. They capably assimilate substantial information and from this are able to identify clearly the issues in the case. Their advice is detailed without being too wordy and clear, leaving no ambiguity over their views or the reasons for this, which is invaluable to an instructing solicitor. They are always willing to discuss the case and genuinely interested in their instructing solicitor’s views and experience of the case or clients.’

18 St John Street Chambers’ clinical negligence department covers a broad range of cases from cerebral palsy matters to dental claims, as well as spinal, orthopaedic, gynaecological, wrongful birth and claims relating to vascular surgery. Gemma McGungle has a thriving practice predominantly acting for claimants and Christopher Limb is also a key name in the clinical negligence space.