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Chambers of Patrick Limb QC

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

Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Ropewalk Chambers is β€˜a go-to regional set for personal injury’, with members who have niche expertise in areas such as industrial disease. The set has recently seen an uptick in claimant clinical negligence instructions, and also handles commercial, property, construction, costs, planning and environmental cases. β€˜Very personable’ senior clerk Tony Hill β€˜will bend over backwards to assist’; β€˜he manages chambers well, and works very hard to ensure relationships with instructing lawyers are forged at all levels and developed and maintained’. Deputy senior clerk Alan Odiam is β€˜very reliable’, and clerking team leader Adrian Kelly is β€˜particularly responsive and helpful’. Collectively, the clerks are regarded as β€˜among the best’ in the business. Offices in: Nottingham

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Regional Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Ropewalk Chambers is β€˜a go-to regional set for personal injury’, with members who have niche expertise in areas such as industrial disease. The set has recently seen an uptick in claimant clinical negligence instructions, and also handles commercial, property, construction, costs, planning and environmental cases. β€˜Very personable’ senior clerk Tony Hill β€˜will bend over backwards to assist’; β€˜he manages chambers well, and works very hard to ensure relationships with instructing lawyers are forged at all levels and developed and maintained’. Deputy senior clerk Alan Odiam is β€˜very reliable’, and clerking team leader Adrian Kelly is β€˜particularly responsive and helpful’. Collectively, the clerks are regarded as β€˜among the best’ in the business. Offices in: Nottingham

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Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

Ropewalk Chambers’ commercial practice covers shareholder disputes, insolvency matters and real estate litigation. Stephen Beresford and Jonathan Owen are key contacts.

Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law – Leading juniors

Jonathan Owen - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜A decisive barrister, who builds rapport with clients.’

Ranked: tier 1

Stephen Beresford - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Approachable, reliable and pragmatic.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Construction, planning and environment

Jonathan Mitchell at Ropewalk Chambers is a key name for environmental and planning law matters.

Construction, planning and environment – Leading juniors

Jonathan Mitchell - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜An expert in planning and environmental law.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Costs

Ropewalk Chambers is instructed by costs organisations and solicitors. In 2016, Andrew Hogan acted in the Essar v Norscot case, which altered the law on litigation funding in England and Wales.

Costs – Leading juniors

Andrew Hogan - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Calm under pressure, with a wide knowledge of litigation costs.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜He is very knowledgeable about costs and brings this to the table whenever instructed.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Inquests and inquiries

Richard Seabrook at Ropewalk Chambers is frequently instructed by the government in inquests, particularly in relation to deaths in prison.

Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Richard Seabrook - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜He has an astute legal brain.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Leading sets
Midland Circuit – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Ropewalk Chambers (Nottingham)

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Ropewalk Chambers provides β€˜London standards of service and advocacy’ in personal injury and clinical negligence matters. Members handle a range of cases, including catastrophic injuries, fatal accidents and disease claims. The set acts for both defendants and claimants, with work for the latter seeing a substantial increase over the last 12 months.

Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Jayne Adams QC - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Level-headed and very approachable.’

Ranked: tier 1

Patrick Limb QC - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜He always goes the extra mile.’

Ranked: tier 1
Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Andrew Lyons - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜An effective barrister, who is knowledgeable on costs related to personal injury and clinical negligence matters.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Skilled at analysing complicated claims.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jason Cox - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜An excellent advocate, whose attention to detail is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 1

Kam Jaspal - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Dependable and congenial.’

Ranked: tier 1

Philip Turton - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Very good in asbestos litigation work.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rachel Young - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Committed and invariably helpful – working with her is an absolute pleasure.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Seabrook - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜A good advocate, who can pitch his arguments at the right level.’

Ranked: tier 1

Rochelle Rong - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Highly experienced and very bright.’

Ranked: tier 1

Toby Stewart - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜A pragmatic adviser.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Property

Ropewalk Chambers’ expertise in property law spans boundary disputes, trespass matters and property damage, among other issues.

Property – Leading juniors

Andrew McNamara - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜A well-respected barrister.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing

Ropewalk Chambers houses Jan Alam, who is regularly instructed by medical and healthcare professionals regarding cases of misconduct.

Regulatory, health and safety, and licensing – Leading juniors

Jan Alam - Ropewalk Chambers β€˜Her advice is delivered with a careful balance of patience and firmness.’

Ranked: tier 1

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