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24 THE ROPEWALK, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 5EF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 6532
DX:
10060 NOTTINGHAM-17
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Web:
www.ropewalk.co.uk

Georgina Cursham

Tel:
Work 0115 947 2581
Email:
Ropewalk Chambers (Ropewalk Chambers)

Work Department

Animals Act and equine litigation, housing, property and chancery, commercial, personal injury, disease, public sector and not for profit, employment, costs, criminal regulatory.

Position

Georgina is registered with the Bar Council to undertake Public Access work, and is able to receive instructions directly from lay clients, as well as those on the traditional professional client basis. She has a strong analytical approach and thorough attention to detail. She is regarded as being approachable, open-minded and sensitive with clients and witnesses, and is known for her tenacious advocacy and effective cross examination. Notable cases include: Kozlowska v Thurloe (t/a Judi Thurloe Sports Horses) [2012] EWCA Civ 236 (a successful appeal on behalf of a defendant livery yard owner in a claim by a former employee arising from a horse riding accident. Had judgment set aside because of the trial judge’s failure to give adequate reasons for his decision and successfully defended the claim at the re-trial).

Career

Called 2007; appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel of Counsel to the Crown 2012; prior to coming to the Bar, she worked for the Legal Services Commission, before travelling extensively and teaching English in Russia and China. She returned to the UK to manage a four-star hotel in Central London.

Languages

French (fluent).

Member

Personal Injuries Bar Association; Housing Law Practitioners’ Association.

Education

Nottingham Trent University (LLB Hons 1st Class); Pembroke College, Oxford (MA Modern Languages); awarded a major scholarship from Gray’s Inn for the CPE year; achieved the Nottingham Law School Prize for the highest overall result on the Graduate Diploma in Law, followed by the Taylor Prize for best overall performance on the Bar Vocational Course at Nottingham Law School.


Regional Bar: Midland Circuit

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk Chambers ‘ Responsive, approachable and thorough. ’

Within: Inquests and inquiries

Notable members of Ropewalk Chambers' inquest team include Richard Seabrook, who is particularly experienced in Article 2 inquests and Georgina Cursham, a member of the Attorney General's Regional Panel.

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Personal injury

Within: Leading Juniors

Georgina Cursham - Ropewalk Chambers ‘ Approachable, professional and knowledgeable. ’

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