Anthony Senior > Chambers of John Elvidge QC > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of John Elvidge QC
Dere Street Barristers


Anthony enjoyed a 20-year career in the Civil Service before coming to the Bar in 2002. He has a range of experience in multi-track, fast-track and small-claim cases involving all aspects of road traffic, personal injury, and credit hire for claimant and defendant. Has undertaken advocacy work for several large local public transport companies, and regularly appears for parties (claimant and defendant) in credit hire disputes. He has a particular interest in defending credit hire claims. He has an interest in all aspects of Freedom of Information, and has experience of the Information Appeal Tribunal. Having experience of the Social Security and Child Support Appeal Tribunal, he will advise and appear in relation to any facet of this work. He has experience and will advise on quantum and liability in personal injury, in particular in relation to children and approval matters (especially regarding Counsel’s fees for attendance the latter). He also has an interest in landlord-tenant disputes and has appeared in a variety of these cases and in Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction applications and associated work, in addition to other similar work (eg waste disposal, parking disputes, neighbour disputes). He also has experience of Magistrates Court work for and in respect of several government agencies, the DWP, HMRC, the Probation Service, North Eastern Sea Fisheries Agency, the FSA and most recently the Civil Aviation Authority.


Called 2002; Gray’s Inn.


Personal Injury Bar Association.


Teesside University (LLB (Hons)).