Meghann McTague > 2 Temple Gardens > London, England > Lawyer Profile

2 Temple Gardens
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9AY
England

Work Department

Personal Injury
Travel

Position

Meghann is an experienced advocate whose practice encompasses the full spectrum of high-value and complex personal injury and travel claims. Meghann advises on catastrophic and fatal accidents arising within and outwith the jurisdiction and has detailed knowledge of claims against the MIB.

Current instructions of note within Meghann’s personal injury practice include claims for occupational stress, modern slavery, claims against local authorities and those resulting in complex brain injuries, amputation and high-value fatal claims.

Meghann also has expertise in large-scale group litigation and is presently instructed by the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea as junior counsel in relation to the civil claims arising out of the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017.

Meghann was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2019 and has been a recommended junior in Chambers and Partners since 2015 for Travel: International Personal Injury.  She is described by clients as being “absolutely brilliant” and “extremely incisive”.

In her cross-border practice, Meghann regularly advises clients on complex jurisdictional disputes and conflict of laws and has a wealth of experience of fatal and catastrophic injury claims including those involving the Package Travel Regulations 1992, the Montreal Convention and the Athens Convention.

Career

Fatal claim in excess of £8M
De Costa & ors v The London Fire Commissioner and ors [2020] EWHC 2718 (QB)
Group litigation arising out of a bus crash in Malta
Complex diving case in St Lucia

Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association (member of the Executive Committee)

Education

Manchester Metropolitan University
Sheffield University

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Personal injury - Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Meghann McTague2 Temple Gardens ‘Has a great intellect, an ability to see the wood for the trees and fantastic organisational skills; she is exceptional.’

London Bar > Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Meghann McTague2 Temple Gardens ‘Great intellect, amazing ability to see the wood for the trees, organisational skills, reliability. She is simply fantastic and is a silk in waiting.’