The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 1200
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 1300
DX:
134 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens, Meghann McTague, London, ENGLAND

Meghann McTague

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7822 1298
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk/people/meghann-mctague/
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Work Department

Personal injury, private international law, travel law, health and safety, public law (in particular, all stages of the Rosemary Nelson inquiry).

Position

A personal injury barrister with particular expertise in travel and foreign claims. From 2006 to 2009, instructed by the Treasury Solicitor as Junior Counsel, led by Rory Phillips QC, on the Rosemary Nelson Inquiry based in both London and Belfast. She is very experienced in dealing with complex recovery/contribution claims; in particular, those arising out of PFI agreements and regularly represents local authorities in complex Highways Act claims. Meghann has a pragmatic and tactical approach to advising on liability and quantum. She has a wealth of experience of claims involving CRPS and complex psychiatric injuries and extensive experience of claims under the Motor Insurers’ Bureau Untraced and Uninsured Drivers’ Agreements including arbitrations under the Untraced Drivers’ Agreement. Meghann also has a particular interest in sports law in a personal injury context. Illustrative recent cases include: high value occupiers’ liability claim involving CRPS and complex psychiatric injury. High value claim under the Uninsured Drivers’ Agreement following major brain injury as a result of a head-on collision. Meghann has extensive experience of dealing with a range of travel and foreign claims including road traffic accidents, disease cases, fatal accidents and catastrophic injury cases. Cases of note include: fatal accident in Spain/France/England involving an alleged Legionnaire’s Disease outbreak; fatal motorbike accident in Germany following a head-on collision; accident on board a yacht in Italy involving numerous defendants from different Member States; scalding accident on board a flight from the Caribbean to the UK under the Montreal Convention. Meghann has a wealth of experience of claims involving the Package Travel Regulations 1992. Meghann has also appeared in the Admiralty Court and has experience of drafting detailed defences to claims under the Athens Convention 1974. She has particular experience of dealing with a range of sports law cases in a personal injury context including those arising out of skiing accidents, water sports accidents and skateboarding accidents. Prior to coming to the bar, Meghann spent two years working for a boutique management consultancy which dealt exclusively in sport and leisure. The consultancy’s clients included Sport England, the RFU, the FA, British Gymnastics and the ECB. Meghann specialised in facilities strategies and in so doing gained a valuable insight into the mechanics of the national governing bodies.

Career

Called 2004, Inner Temple. Joined 2 Temple Gardens 2009. Appointed to the Attorney General’s Unified List of Prosecuting Counsel 2009.

Member

Criminal Bar Association; Personal Injury Bar Association.

Education

Sheffield University (2001 BA Hons Law and Criminology).

Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to