Tim Grover > Chambers of Richard Pratt QC > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Pratt QC
7 Harrington Street
7 HARRINGTON STREET
LIVERPOOL
L2 9YH
England
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Work Department

Civil department.

Position

Tim Grover was called to the Bar in 1991. Tim specialises in high value personal injury claims on behalf of both Claimants (50 percent) and Defendants (50 percent) and believes that his experience of working on both sides of the litigation fence can bring real benefits for his clients. Tim is regularly instructed in cases with a value well in excess of £1 million and tends not to be able to accept instructions in claims with a value of less than £100,000 unless there is some other interesting feature. Tim appears in court on a frequent basis and undertakes a wide range of advocacy work including interlocutory applications, case management conferences, Multi track trials, trials relating to quantum and causation, appeals and inquests. In terms of written work, Tim is very experienced in drafting particulars of claims, defences, skelton arguments and Part 18 request/replies as well as providing written advices on issues such as liability, evidence and quantum. In particular, Tim is regularly instructed to draft detailed schedules and counter-schedules of financial loss and Part 35 questions for the attention of medical experts.

Tim Grover’s clients also include major insurance companies, self insured corporate defendants and NHS trusts.

Tim Grover is Head of Chambers’ Civil Team, Head of Chambers’ Catastrophic Injury Team, a member of Headway the Brain Injury Association, a member of The Spinal Injury Association and a member of the Personal Injury Bar Association. 

Notable Cases:

  • Totty v Snowden/ Hewitt v Wirral & West Cheshire Community NHS Trust (Re: Service of Particulars of Claim) 2001 EWCA Civ 1415, [2001] 4 AER, [2002] 1 WLR, [2002] PIQR 
  • Thomas v Home Office (Re: Service of a Claim Form) 2006 EWCA Civ 1355, [2007] 1 WLR, [2007] PIQR
  • Palmer v Kitley (Re: Application of Blamire Award) 2008 EWHC 2819 QB
  • Stoddart v Perucca (apportionment of liability between motorist and horse rider) 2011 EWCA Civ290
  • Inquest into the death of the first motorist in the UK to be killed by the deployment of her own airbag
  • Quantum cases also reported in Kemp & Kemp and Current Law

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal injury Litigation
  • Spinal injury claims
  • Head injury claims
  • Amputation claims
  • Serious Orthopaedic Injury claims
  • Serious Internal Injury claims
  • Fatal accident claims
  • RTA claims
  • Fibromyalgia claims
  • Employer’s liability and Industrial accident claims
  • Occupational Stress claims
  • Public liability claims
  • Clinical negligence claims

All written work can be emailed directly to instructing solicitors upon request.

Career

Called 1991.

Memberships

PIBA.

Education

LLB (Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Northern Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Tim Grover7 Harrington StreetTim has an excellent manner with clients, in particular vulnerable clients. Able to get to the heart of the issues quickly and produces very detailed and skillful schedules of loss.

7 Harrington Street‘s personal injury team is instructed by the leading law firms in the area in both the defendant and claimant space.’ Able to get to the heart of the issues quickly’, chambers’ head of civil and catastrophic injuries Tim Grover is regularly instructed in claims involving complex issues of medical causation and high-value claims. ‘Reasoned and balanced thinker‘ Fraser Lindsay has experience in a wide field of personal injury matters with a particular emphasis on employers’ liability, public liability, and road traffic accidents. A ‘class senior junior with a silk’s PI practice‘, Tim Wilkinson specialises in catastrophic brain, spinal cord injury, and amputation cases. ‘Tenacious, but with an easy, charming style in court‘, former solicitor Mark Roberts works exclusively for defendants and their insurance companies in defence of fraudulent personal injury claims and associated credit hire.