Mr Kevin Haven > Chambers of Lucinda Davis > Chichester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Lucinda Davis
Pallant Chambers
12 NORTH PALLANT
CHICHESTER
PO19 1TQ
England

Position

Previously a solicitor and partner in a central London firm, Kevin subsequently headed up the southern area litigation department of a national firm before returning to the Bar in 1996. He has developed a specialist practice in personal injury and clinical negligence matters with a particular interest in motorcycle and yachting accidents. To complement this practice, with his in depth knowledge and interest of maritime matters he undertakes numerous marine related cases encompassing yacht surveyors professional negligence to insurance disputes. Clinical negligence: multi-track disputes involving significant injury; personal injury: claimant and defendant multi-track disputes involving significant injury ,with particular expertise in motorcycle and yacht racing accidents. Marine law: a general marine practice, including yacht surveyors professional negligence, insurance disputes, building/construction disputes and cases where a good understanding of navigation and seamanship is required. Cases of interest: personal injury claims arising out of Herald of Free Enterprise and Piper Alpha; the ‘Holidays from Hell’ cases concerning MV Victoria, a cruise ship which caught fire from which school parties had to be evacuated off the coast of Cyprus; and the Turkish coach crash.

Career

Called 1982; joined chambers early 2006 from the specialist personal injury and clinical negligence set, 199 Strand.

Memberships

American Bar Association; Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Personal Injury Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

BA (Hons) Law.

Leisure

Member of the board of governors at Portsmouth University; RYA/DOT Yachtmaster.