Personal Injury Barristers

"The quality of the advice is the main thing I like about the set. You know you're in good hands with them."
Chambers UK 2017

Guildhall Chambers personal injury team has an enviable position on the Western Circuit, as the go-to personal injury set in the South West.

The team prides itself on consistently delivering the highest standards of advisory and advocacy services for both claimants and defendants throughout the country.

Barristers within the team are widely applauded for their robust professionalism, accessibility and approachability. The quality of the service provided is the consequence of both an excellent clerking team and members being truly specialised in personal injury law.

Clients include top-tier solicitor firms, insurance companies and corporate bodies.

The team focus primarily upon the following niche areas (injury and medical):

Serious injury in the form of:

  • Brain injury (including cases of subtle or paediatric injury)
  • Chronic pain (including Fibromyalgia, CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome), Somatoform disorders Chronic Pain Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also known as ME), Conversion Disorders (also known as Dissociative Disorders and Somatoform Disorders)
  • Death (inquests and fatal accident claims)
  • Industrial disease (including; asbestos-related conditions, VWF, deafness, stress, asthma, dermatitis and repetitive strain)
  • Orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries of all types
  • Paralysis and amputation (including; claims for adapted accommodation, prosthetics, etc)
  • Psychological injury (PTSD and lesser conditions)

Liability Disputes:

  • Animals act claims
  • Criminal injury compensation
  • Employer / employee liability
  • Foreign torts
  • Insurance
  • Product liability
  • Public / occupier liability
  • Road traffic litigation (including; accidents, fraud, policy issues, MIB claims and credit hire)
  • Sports injury

Clerk Contact Information

For further information and enquiries please contact Heather Bidwell or Wendy Shaw on 0117 930 9000.