Clare Brown > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
2 Temple Gardens
2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England
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Work Department

Position

A specialist in human rights, having formerly worked for the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and for the Ombudsman of Human Rights, Bosnia. With a broad domestic practice she is developing a reputation in personal injury work, principally for defendant insurers, with a particular interest in sporting accidents involving sailing, skiing and mountain biking. In addition, she has acted in cases of clinical negligence and was a junior to Ben Browne QC in a number of substantial cerebral palsy cases. She has acted for the Government in a wide variety of cases including judicial reviews of immigration decisions. She was junior counsel (instructed by the Government) in the Kerr Haslam Inquiry which investigated the conduct of two NHS consultants. She was recently appointed as a Special Advocate and is security cleared. She has appeared before the Special Immigration Appeal Commission, and has experience as a Special Advocate acting in control order cases and deportations on the grounds of national security. She has a thorough knowledge of the European Convention of Human Rights. She was junior counsel (appointed by the Treasury Solicitor) to a public inquiry into the murder of solicitor Rosemary Nelson in Northern Ireland in 1999.

Career

Called 1993; Middle Temple; formerly worked for the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the Ombudsman of Human Rights in Bosnia; appointed as a special advocate. Publications: contributor to Sweet & Maxwell’s loose leaf ‘Human Rights Practice’.

Languages

French.

Education

Downing College, Cambridge University (Senior Harris Law Scholar; MA Hons Cantab (First Class)); Oxford University (BCL); Diplock Scholar, Middle Temple; Pegasus Scholar.

Leisure

Sailing.