News & Resources


TGC Podcast: Avoiding Criminal Enforcement Action & Civil Claims in the Shadow of Covid-19

26th May 2020

Members of the Health & Safety team at Temple Garden Chambers intend to inform and assist in a topical podcast on the implications to employers on workers returning to the workplace in the shadow of Covid 19.


Please join ranked leaders in the field Keith Morton QC, Dominic Adamson QC along with Lionel Stride, David White and James Yapp via the link below.


More information on the speakers and the areas in which TGC can assist can be found at:

Or by contacting the clerks:

0207 583 1315 or

Keith Morton QCDominic Adamson QCLionel StrideDavid R. WhiteJames Yapp

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Clinical negligence in the time of Coronavirus

14th April 2020

Lionel Stride outlines in Hospital Times how the current pandemic could expose medical professionals to clinical negligence claims and the guidance out there to help clinicians and health providers through this difficult period.

Lionel Stride

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Anthony Johnson has article published in the March 2020 edition of the Personal Injury Law Journal: Committal where the die has already been cast.

19th March 2020

Anthony Johnson

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Coronavirus Update

TGC is proactively safeguarding against the risks posed by the spread of Coronavirus. We have a working Committee who continue to monitor the situation and follow advice issued by the Government and Public Health England. We will be updating this page as and when new information becomes available.

As of 25th March, our London premises, 1 Harcourt Buildings will be closed until further notice and all barristers, clerks and support staff will be working remotely.We wish to reassure everyone that our contingency plans we have put in place will enable us to continue to provide our services.

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