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Benjamin Browne QC

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Personal injury - acting for both sides including alleged radiation injury, work related stress, defective components, riding accidents, criminal acts of employees and Fatal Accident Act claims. Clinical negligence - acting for both sides in cases involving catastrophic birth injury, negligent diagnosis and treatment, failure to recognise medical conditions, failure to safeguard suicidal patients. Travel - accidents abroad, Rome II, jurisdictional issues. Notable cases include Mirvahedy v Henley, House of Lords [2002] Animals Act, Mattis v Pollock, CA [2003] Vicarious Liability. Evans v Birmingham and the Black Country SHA, CA [2000] Liability: cerebral palsy. Williams v The Estate of Mr James McGarley Johnstone [RCJ QBD 2008] Limitation: section 33. Orchard v Lee, Randall and Governors of Corfe Hill School [CA 2009]: liability of children. Virgin Airways v Heathrow Airport [2011] Claim by disabled US citizen injured in accident at Heathrow: Montreal Convention, jurisdiction and applicable law. Goldsmith v Patchcott and Roach [2012] PIQR P11 (COA) Animals Act. Collier v Norton [2012]: highest reported PI case, Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers [2013]: Approach to evidence under Rome II. Mohamud v Morrisons Supreme Court [2015] vicarious liability, Williams v BHB Privy Council [2016] material contribution in clinical negligence.

Recognised as the inaugural Legal 500 Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Silk of the Year in 2013, having previously been nominated for Chambers UK’s Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Silk of the Year in 2011.


Called 1976; Inner Temple; QC 1996; Recorder 1998.


PIBA; LawInSport, British Association for Sport and Law


Eton College; Christchurch, Oxford (MA Jurisprudence).


Family, country pursuits, gardening; club: Boodles.

London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensBen has great presence in court and is very commanding.

Within: Clinical negligence

The approachable2TG – 2 Temple Gardens is a ‘very strong clinical negligence set’. The chambers has a number of recommended silks such as Benjamin Browne QC and Sarah Vaughan Jones QC and newly appointed silk Bradley Martin QC. Recent work includes cases for incorrect use of medication, birth damage/cerebral palsy, loss of sight, kidney failure, errors in treatment and failure to obtain consent.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Benjamin Browne QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensHe really is a leading barrister, and a formidable opponent.

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