Mark Laprell > Chambers of Richard Chapman QC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Personal injury (and especially catastrophic injury); road transport law; health and safety/environmental law, clinical negligence.


Called 1979; Gray’s Inn. Appointments: assistant recorder 1997; recorder 2000.


Personal Injury Bar Association.


Magdalen College, Oxford (BA Oxon); Inns of Court Law School.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Mark Laprell18 St John Street ChambersMark is as good as any silk.

The barristers at 18 St John Street Chambers cover all levels of work, from small claims to the most complex matters, including catastrophic injury claims and other high-value litigation, with specialist areas including road traffic accidents, employers’ liability, public liability, and product liability claims. Head of the civil and personal injury department, Kane Simons is ‘a personal injury junior who is on his way up’. The ‘very thorough’ Elahe Youshani‘s practice encompasses a mix of higher value fast-track and multi-track cases, including road traffic accidents, employers’ liability, personal liability, industrial disease, occupiers’ liability. ‘As good as a silk‘, Mark Laprell is also recommended.