Francesca Gardner joined Kings Chambers in autumn 2005 upon successful completion of her pupillage. She enjoys a mixed commercial practice, regularly acting and advising on a wide range of commercial disputes relating to contractual issues, finance and debt issues, the sale and supply of goods and services, guarantees and disputed assignments.
Gardner also has experience of insolvency matters, mortgage repossessions and consumer credit disputes.
She regularly undertakes work for a wide range of clients, from individual consumers to major financial institutions, undertaking both claimant and defendant work.
She has appeared regularly at County Court and High Court level and has delivered a number of seminars to both legal and professional bodies.
Gardner regularly undertakes advisory and advocacy work in all aspects of personal injury litigation, including road traffic, employer and public liability. She has a developing practice in the area of noise-induced hearing loss and also has experience of hand-arm vibration syndrome cases. Gardner has a keen interest in developing her clinical negligence and pain practice.
She is equally confident in both small-value and high-value claims and has experience of multi-party fraud claims. She has extensive experience of advising and litigating at small claims, fast-track and multi-track level, acting equally for claimants and defendants, regularly advising both insurers and solicitors at the pre-action stage and throughout the litigation process.
Gardner is happy to undertake work on a CFA basis. She also undertakes CPD-accredited training seminars.
Click here to find out more about Francesca Gardner.
This material was sourced from the Kings Chambers website.
News from Kings Chambers
Briefings from Kings Chambers
Ben Williams, a barrister at Kings Chambers, considers how companies can control the misuse of group email systems.
Tina Ranales-Cotos, a barrister at Kings Chambers, discusses whether e-cigarettes can be banned in the office.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The effects of recent changes to civil litigation are only just beginning to be felt, but barristers in the regions have several reasons to be cheerful