Practice Areas

Civil Fraud

TGC civil fraud prove themselves time and time again; professional and efficient with top notch technical knowledge. Always a pleasure to work with

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Temple Garden Chambers has led the way in extending the ambit of law in the field of civil insurance fraud. Its members have appeared in the leading cases in every specialism in the field and have been responsible for innovating and shaping the common law over the last decade to tackle the scourge of dishonesty in insurance litigation.  Such dishonesty impacts on all litigants and their lawyers making civil litigation more adversarial, costly and time consuming than it should be.

TGC is the only Band 1 set of Chambers in England and Wales recommended for its excellence in Motor Insurance Fraud litigation by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 in each year this specialism has featured. The team consists of more than 30 members of Chambers from established Silks to Juniors of less than 5 years call having fraud work as a core part of their practices.

Members have extensive experience in every fraud specialism, including: Staged, contrived and induced accidents; High value personal injury cases involving exaggeration and fundamental dishonesty; Committal for contempt; Exemplary damages and the tort of deceit; The use of similar fact evidence in defeating fraud rings; Telematics; Bogus passenger claims; LVI litigation; EL/PL fraud; Theft, arson and dishonest first party fraud; and Policy and coverage disputes concerning indemnity, the Road Traffic Act and the MIB.

Members also have experience defending many of the now well-publicised fraudulent holiday sickness / food poisoning claims.

Quite apart from fraud, TGC is highly acclaimed in the related fields of personal injury, costs and credit hire. The specialist fraud counsel at TGC integrate their expertise in those fields to ensure that a complete service is offered to every client.

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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