Elizabeth accepts instructions in a variety of matters relating to personal injury, in particular in RTA claims, employer’s liability and public liability cases, clinical negligence claims, international and travel cases and inquests.

Elizabeth is regularly instructed in fast track trials, small claims, CMCs and application hearings. Elizabeth’s paperwork practice includes drafting statements of case and advising on both liability and quantum.

Elizabeth joined chambers as a tenant in October 2017.

Personal Injury
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Elizabeth accepts instructions in a variety of aspects of personal injury litigation, in particular in road traffic accident, employer’s liability and public liability claims.

Industrial Disease
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Elizabeth is developing her practice in industrial disease cases, and has some experience of drafting and interim hearings in industrial diseases cases.

Inquests
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Elizabeth accepts instructions to represent parties at inquests. She is keen to develop her practice in this area.

International & Travel
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Elizabeth accepts instructions in cases relating to illness and injury abroad, in particular claims under the Package Travel Regulations.

Elizabeth has co-authored a paper on the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

Clinical Negligence
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Elizabeth accepts instructions in clinical negligence cases, in particular drafting statements of case and advising on liability and quantum in lower value cases.

Credit Hire
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Elizabeth frequently acts for Defendants in credit hire small claims, and also undertakes fast track trials. She has a good knowledge of the case law and takes a forensic approach to quantum.

Elizabeth already has significant experience cross-examining on and dealing with enforceability, need, period, impecuniosity, rate, intervention and fleet issues.

Public Liability
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Elizabeth has particular experience of drafting in relation to Occupiers Liability and Highways Act claims, and is happy to advise on liability.

Insurance
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Elizabeth developed an interest in insurance and motor insurance law whilst being supervised by Patrick Vincent during her second six. She has a good understanding of policy disputes and Part VI of the Road Traffic Act.

Qualifications & Awards

Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding), BPP University

Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), BPP University

MPhil, Imperial College London

BA and MSci, Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge (2007-2011)

 

Queen Mother Scholarship (Major Scholarship), The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Certificate of Honour, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple