In this chapter we recognise 22 silks and 16 juniors for their top-notch work across a broad range of travel matters, including personal injury claims, and all aspects of contentious aviation.
Most highly regarded
Fountain Court Chambers performs well here with six listings.
Akhil Shah QC is held in high esteem for his adept handling of aviation disputes arising from financing and regulatory issues.
Stephen Moriarty QC is recognised for his wealth of experience resolving complex international aviation disputes.
The “outstanding” Rosalind Phelps QC draws high praise from market sources for her “excellent understanding of the regulatory landscape”.
2 Temple Gardens sees three silks listed here.
Marie Louise Kinsler QC applies an encyclopaedic understanding of regulatory law to high-stakes personal injury and insurance cases.
Charles Dougherty QC possesses considerable experience focusing on jurisdictional issues including overseas accidents and injuries.
Howard Palmer QC is commended by peers for his top-notch work on aviation insurance disputes and jurisdictional matters.
At Devereux Chambers, Robert Weir QC receives plaudits for his depth of knowledge regarding complex catastrophic injury claims.
Hugh Mercer QC of Essex Court Chambers is an “extremely bright practitioner” who earns acclaim as an authority on the full spectrum of EU and travel law issues.
William Audland QC at 12 King’s Bench Walk is a “balanced and polished advocate” who “exudes confidence in his judgement” and is “well respected by clients, claimants and opponents”.
Michael Rawlinson QC is noted for his broad expertise spanning injury claims, international insurance disputes and complex aviation matters.
Katherine Deal QC at 3 Hare Court draws praise from clients for her “formidable legal mind”, as well as her “thorough and pragmatic approach” to claims arising from overseas accidents.
Howard Stevens QC is highly sought after by insurers and clients from the travel industry for high-value cross-border disputes.
Matthew Chapman QC at 1 Chancery Lane is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to his outstanding work on personal injury claims and package holiday disputes.
Outer Temple Chambers’ Sarah Crowther QC enjoys a strong reputation for her first-rate knowledge of jurisdictional issues and catastrophic injury claims.
Steven Thompson QC at XXIV Old Buildings is revered for his “in-depth knowledge of the aviation industry” as well as his “consistent and exact advice” regarding liability claims, contractual disputes and insolvency proceedings.
Quadrant Chambers is home to three juniors recognised in this chapter.
Tim Marland is a go-to practitioner for aviation disputes including financing issues, insurance claims and regulatory matters.
Matthew Reeve is lauded for the breadth of his knowledge pertaining to air accidents and liability claims in the aviation space.
The “brilliant” Tom Bird is a top-drawer barrister who is celebrated for his strong track record in complex aviation disputes.
Sarah Prager at 1 Chancery Lane is recognised for her “down-to-earth approach” and “incredibly persuasive style of advocacy” as well as her “encyclopaedic knowledge of travel law” and “ability to explain complex issues in a way that clients can easily understand”.
Jack Harding stands out as an “astute and very well-prepared junior” who is regularly engaged in cross-border injury claims and package holiday disputes.
Bernard Doherty at 39 Essex Chambers is “tremendously well-experienced” at representing clients in overseas personal injury claims.
Bajul Shah at XXIV Old Buildings garners plaudits for his profound expertise in finance-related aviation disputes.
At 2 Temple Gardens, Lucy Wyles comes highly recommended for her deep knowledge of overseas accidents and liability claims.