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Barrister - Nicholas Ferrari

Senior Practice Managers
Zoe Tinnion
Clare Radburn

Practice Group Clerks
Peter Mottram
Richard Carroll
James Turner
Clare Smith
Matthew Reeves
Jade O'Gorman-Phillips

Chief Executive & Director of Clerking
Tony McDaid

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Nicholas Ferrari - Personal Injury

Nicholas has a broad personal injury practice, acting predominantly for defendants. He has a busy court practice, appearing most days in fast track and multi-track claims, as well as regularly advising and settling pleadings. He often deals with cases involving significant and complex injuries.

Nicholas has considerable experience of: employers’ liability; occupiers’ and other public liability; defective premises claims; fatal accident claims; product liability; and, RTAs. He has a keen interest, and frequently appears, in fraudulent and exaggerated claims.

Recent and current instructions include: a claim arising out of a fatal accident at work; a product liability claim involving a defective sun lounger which caused injury; a defective premises claim involving complicated issues of causation of physical and psychological injuries; multiple, multiparty claims rising out of accidents on construction sites; a fatal accident claim arising out of a mid-air collision between light aircraft; and, multiple high value RTAs, including claims involving subtle brain injuries. 

NOTABLE CASES

F (A Child by his Litigation Friend) v Sandwell MBC (2015)  LTL 15/9/2015
Occupiers’ Liability. 5 year-old pupil burnt by radiator at school. 

Sims (Widow & Executrix of David Sims, deceased) v (1) Michael Carruthers (2) James Leigh deceased (by personal representatives) (3) Microlight School (Lichfiled) LTD (2013) LTL 18/10/2013
Fatal accident. Mid-air collision between light aircraft. Sanderson/Bullock orders. 

QUALIFICATIONS

BVC (Inns of Court School of Law)
GDL (City University, London)
BA Hons Philosophy (University of Bristol)

MEMBERSHIPS

Personal Injury Bar Association
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn