Outer Temple Chambers
Bar top 30 position: 24
Outer Temple Chambers’ banking and business practice has a growing reputation as a strong and reliable source of commercial advice.
We offer specialist advice and advocacy to both claimants and defendants in all aspects of clinical negligence claims and a wide range of healthcare issues.
Outer Temple Chambers has a long-established reputation in commercial fraud.
Outer Temple Chambers offers expertise in welfare, deprivation of liberty and property and finance cases in this fast-developing field of work.
Outer Temple Chambers is a leading set in the field of disciplinary and regulatory work noted in the legal directories as a first-tier set and is the current Chambers and Partners Disciplinary Set of the year 2013.
Our Employment and Discrimination workgroup continues to reinforce its reputation as a major player in employment and discrimination with the recruitment of Daniel Barnett at the beginning of 2011 and Andrew Short QC’s Silk appointment in 2010.
Environmental law straddles several of the key areas in which Chambers is already recognised as a leading set.
Outer Temple Chambers has a team of barristers who specialise in banking and financial services with an emphasis on commercial litigation and arbitration, civil fraud and regulatory matters involving the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and other regulators.
All areas of business life are affected by health and safety issues and Outer Temple Chambers’ barristers deal with cases from the most straightforward to the most complex and high profile.
Outer Temple has long been established as one of the leading chambers specialising in pensions law, whether in litigation or in complex transactions.
Recognised as a leading chambers in this field, we offer specialist advice and advocacy across the full spectrum of personal injury work — from tripping accidents to catastrophic brain and spinal injury cases — and extensive experience in multi-party actions and public inquiries.
Our professional negligence specialists provide an advisory as well as an adversarial service, and advise claimants and defendants on all aspects of professional negligence matters, including limitation, liability, quantum and evidence.
Outer Temple Chambers’ public law team acts in relation to a broad range of public law work, but with particular emphasis on public law issues connected with Chambers’ other core substantive areas of work.
There are several areas of law in which Outer Temple specialises where in certain circumstances our clients, many of them corporate and commercial, find themselves subject to the criminal courts.
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Police ordered to pay Human Rights Act damages for failure to conduct an adequate investigation into allegations of rape
Katarina Sydow examines the High Court’s decision to award Human Rights Act damages in respect of an inadequate police investigation following allegations of rape.
Experts’ literature deserves more attention in the earlier stages of cases because of the devastating effect that it can have at trial.
OverviewThe Outer Temple
Head of chambers: Michael Bowes QC, David Westcott QC and Andrew Spink QC
Directors: Christine Kings and Steve Graham
Business development directors: Graham Woods, David Smith and Dave Scothern