Peter is a very experienced personal injury practitioner. He covers a wide range of claims ranging from high value road accident cases down to trippers and the like. He is happy to take an initial look at papers on a pro bono basis to see if a claim is viable. He is always ready to travel to meet client’s homes or at solicitors’ offices.
Further recent/current cases include:-
sexual abuse claims, including against local authorities and for prisoners (he is a co-author of the new Advocates’ Gateway Panel Toolkit for Vulnerable Witnesses and Parties in the Civil Courts), numerous noise induced hearing loss claims, high value quantum claim for amputee in RTA, Fatal Accident Act claims , claims against employers for breach of Provision of Work Equipment Regulations and the like, brain injury in road accident, whether causative of onset of dementia, hospital for interference with property (including Human Rights Act 1998 claim) relating to failure of to return body parts after post-mortem to deceased’s family for cremation, police, assault on detainee, fractured kneecap, uninsured driver on behalf of 2 elderly claimants, severe injuries, Froom v Butcher issue, tour company for salmonella suffered at Spanish hotel, local authority for brain injury suffered by toddler on unsuitable playground apparatus
DOB 26 9 62 aged 53, Married, 2 children, Resides in Kensington, Interests sport, jazz etc
Peter is listed as a leading junior in Chambers 2016 and was listed as a leading junior in the Legal 500 for 2015
Has significant experience in wide-ranging personal injury cases, including claims stemming from fatal accidents, industrial deafness and amputations. "He is clearly very intelligent and goes down well with judges. He is excellent with clients and is a very good advocate."
Chambers UK, 2016
‘Willing to discuss issues before giving his opinion’
Legal 500, 2015
Fellow of ALA (Agricultural Law Association)
Queen’s Scholar, Westminster School
Double First in Literae Humaniores, Oriel College, Oxford
Diploma of Law City University