Experience

Highly experienced in wide range of civil work including personal injury, fatal accident claims, occupational diseases, claims for psychiatric injury caused by stress at work, clinical and professional negligence, inquests and public law.

Appointments

Supplementary Panel Treasury Counsel (Common Law) 1989 – 2000

Inquest into 47 deaths in Kegworth Air Disaster

An aeroplane crashed onto the M1 near East Midlands airport, killing 47 and seriously injuring 74. The British Midland flight 092 was forced to crash land after both engines of the brand new aircraft failed and later caught fire.

Wyre Forest DC v Secretary of State for the Environment 2 AC 357 HL

The House of Lords held that an enforcement notice objecting to the erection of chalets on a caravan site was bad because “caravan” had an extended meaning under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960.