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St John's Buildings

Chambers of Sally Harrison QC

24A-28 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Fax:
Fax 0161 835 3929
DX:
728861 MANCHESTER 4
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield

Simon Murray

Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Email:
St John's Buildings (Chambers of Sally Harrison QC)

Work Department

Personal injury; Clinical negligence, Accidents abroad, Inquests, Court of Protection

Position

Simon practices in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence, Inquests, Accidents Abroad, and Court of Protection. In 2016 he was Made in Manchester’s “Lawyer of the Year”, having been appointed a Deputy District Judge in 2015 sitting on Civil cases in the North West, and becoming a member of the Government Legal Department provincial panel of counsel. He represents both claimants and defendants in equal measure on cases in the Multi track and frequently with a value of £250,000 or those with significant complexity, and where jurisdiction is challenged.

Career

Simon read Law at Cambridge University (Girton College) and was called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 2008, having obtained an Outstanding grade on the BVC at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Member

  • PIBA
  • INQUEST Lawyers Group
  • Deputy District Judge (Civil) – Northern Circuit
  • Junior Counsel to the Crown

Education

Girton College, Cambridge (Law); Manchester Metropolitan University (BVC, Outstanding grade).


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Simon Murray - St John’s Buildings ‘Extremely knowledgeable, personable and eloquent.’

Within: Inquests and inquiries

The inquests and inquiries group at St John’s Buildings act for bereaved families, emergency services, healthcare professionals and the armed services in inquests. Simon Murray has particular expertise in Article 2 inquests arising from deaths in prison or psychiatric detention.

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