11th March 2021

Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Alex Glassbrook (instructed by Gurbir Thethy of DWF) represented the Defendant insurer in a claim for alleged brain injuries.

The Claimant, who made his claim on the basis that he lacked capacity, suffered injury which he alleged included organic brain injury, with lasting and catastrophic effects, including significant limitations of mobility and personal independence.

The evidence in the claim included large amounts of contested expert opinion (medical and otherwise), sophisticated MRI scans and extensive and detailed evidence of the Claimant’s capabilities.  Credibility was in issue.

After negotiation, an agreement was put to the court under CPR Part 21 for significantly less than the pleaded value of the claim, and was approved.

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Alex Glassbrook

Alex Glassbrook
Year of Call: 1995

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TEMPLE GARDEN CHAMBERS is a market leading set with recognised excellence in a myriad of practice areas with awarded leaders in twelve specialist areas. TGC has the privilege of being well placed in the Temple and The Hague with superb facilities.

Currently consisting of 17 silks and 60 juniors with outstanding leadership and a long established clerking team acknowledged for their exceptional client services and business development, we are keen to expand upon our key areas.

To accommodate the growth in our core practice areas we are inviting applications from established practitioners and/or teams to further enhance our excellent reputation in the following fields:

• Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
• Inquests & Inquiries
• Health & Safety
• Costs & Litigation Funding

TGC is widely recognised for its friendly ethos and its commitment to Equality & Diversity and Wellbeing. We are especially keen to encourage applications from underrepresented groups at the bar – women, people with disabilities, those from ethnic minority groups and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Applications will be treated with the strictest confidence and should be addressed to the Head of Chambers, Keith Morton QC

In advance of any formal application both Keith Morton QC and Dean Norton (Senior Clerk) would be delighted to have a confidential discussion. To arrange a meeting please contact Dean on 020 7842 8641 or