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Temple Garden Chambers is one of the leading Chambers in the field of health and safety law.  We have been at the forefront of developments in this area of the law for many years.

Temple Garden Chambers is consistently ranked as a leading set by both Chambers UK and Legal 500. Individual members of chambers are ranked highly in both directories. In 2022 Fiona Canby was named Health and Safety Junior of the Year. Dominic Adamson KC received the same award in 2018 before talking Silk and in 2017 Keith Morton KC was named Health and Safety Silk of the Year.

Members of Chambers are engaged in all aspects of health and safety law and enforcement. We act for and advise those at risk of prosecution, defendants and prosecuting authorities. This includes advising and representing clients in all aspects of health and safety regulation and enforcement from investigations, prosecutions through to trials, appeals and other proceedings including improvement and prohibition notices and Crown Censures. We also provide advice on matters of policy and compliance. Our clients include multinational and national corporations, SMEs, individuals, central and local government, public and charitable bodies across all sectors.

We have a long and successful track record of acting in some of the most prominent and significant cases at trial and on appeal.

Our expertise in this area is complemented in particular by our work in the fields of inquests & inquiriesenvironmental law and product liability.

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Health & Safety Barristers

Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Personal Injury
Environmental Law

Keith Morton KC

Call 1990 | Silk 2011

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Health & Safety
Inquests
Professional Discipline

Simon Jackson KC

Call 1982 | Silk 2003

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Health & Safety
Inquiries

Murdo Macleod KC (Scot)

Call 1994 | Silk 2008

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Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Personal Injury
Product Liability

Dominic Adamson KC

Call 1997 | Silk 2020

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Commercial
Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Personal Injury

George Alliott

Call 1981

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Health & Safety
Professional Discipline

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Clinical Negligence
Health & Safety
Inquests
Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury

Charles Curtis

Call 1992

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Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Personal Injury

Fiona Canby

Call 2001

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Environmental Law
Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Public Law

Nicholas Chapman

Call 2001

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Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury
Inquests
Health & Safety
Credit Hire

Tim Sharpe

Call 2002

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Personal Injury
Clinical Negligence
Product Liability
Insurance
Motor Insurance Fraud
Professional Negligence
Costs & Litigation Funding
Health & Safety
Collective Redress
ADR & Mediation

Lionel Stride

Call 2005

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Clinical Negligence
Credit Hire
Health & Safety
Inquests
Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury

David White

Call 2009

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Clinical Negligence
Costs & Litigation Funding
Health & Safety
Inquests
Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury
Public Law

Richard Boyle

Call 2012

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Clinical Negligence
Costs & Litigation Funding
Health & Safety
Inquests
Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury

Ellen Robertson

Call 2013

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Personal Injury
Motor Insurance Fraud
Inquests
Costs & Litigation Funding
Health & Safety
Insurance
Collective Redress

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Health & Safety
Professional Discipline
Environmental Law
Inquests
Inquiries

Daniel Walker

Call 2015

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Costs & Litigation Funding
Environmental Law
Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Insurance
Professional Discipline
Public Law

Harriet Gilchrist

Call 2016

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Automated & Electric Vehicles
Extradition & Interpol
Health & Safety
Inquests
Inquiries
Insurance
Motor Insurance Fraud
Personal Injury
Public Law
Professional Discipline

Anisa Kassamali

Call 2020

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Royal Papworth Hospital Inquests

11/11/2022

The inquests into two deaths following an outbreak of a waterborne pathogen at a world-leading cardiothoracic transplant centre. The deaths, at the newly-opened Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, followed infection by a form of bacteria – M.abscessus – previously unknown...
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R (HSE) v A Major Construction Company

21/09/2021

Keith Morton, instructed by Madeleine Abas, Senior Partner of Osborn Abas Hunt, secured the acquittal of a major construction company following an 8 day trial before the District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) at Derby Magistrates Court. The case explored the relationship...
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R v NMC Surfacing Limited & Others

14/04/2021

Dominic Adamson KC, together with Kizzy Augustin (Partner) and Jenny Boyden (Senior Associate) of Russell Cooke, secured the acquittal of a roofing company (X) following a two week trial at Southwark Crown Court (sitting in the Nightingale Court at Prospero...
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E v A & S

22/06/2020

Lionel Stride represented the Claimant (instructed by Michael Hardacre at Slater & Gordon) in a High Court paraplegia case that settled at a JSM for £1.525 million. The Claimant was injured whilst using a squat rack in a ‘Free Weights’...
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R (HSE) v X Construction Company Limited

09/10/2019

Keith secures a reduction of almost quarter of a million pounds for a very large construction company following its guilty plea to a charge under section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
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R (HSE) v Mick George Limited

09/10/2019

Keith secures a substantial reduction in the fine imposed for breach of Regulation 25(3) of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. Prosecution arose as a consequence of a tipper vehicle striking an overhead power line (OPL).
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