9 Gough Chambers

Andrew Ritchie QC

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Practice Areas

Clinical negligence; personal injury; inquests; arbitration; mediation.

Andrew represents injured claimants: spinal & brain injury, amputation & fatal accident cases.

He represented the families in two large terrorist inquests:

(1) In Amenas,

(2) Sousse beach murders.

Andrew appeared in the House of Lords for the successful claimants in: Corr v IBC [2008] UKHL 13 other cases: Phillips v Rafiq & MIB [2007] EWCA Civ 74 and Lewington v MIB [2017] QBD.

Awards: Chambers: Personal Injury/ Clinical Negligence silk of the year 2015/2016 Legal 500 Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence silk of the year 2014/2015.


Solicitor; Lovell White & King 1982-1984. 1985 called Bar; 2009 Silk; 2013-2019 Head of Chambers; 2015 MD PIcARBS; barrister, arbitrator, mediator.

Professional Memberships

PIBA (Chairman 2014-2016); APIL fellow; Civil Medication Council; CIArb; Magdalene College Cambridge, fellow & college advocate.


Kemp Quantum:General Editor of vols 3 and 4 Kemp, Law Practice and Procedure: General Editor, 2005–2009 Clinical Negligence Claims: Co-editor, 9GS MIB Claims: 4th ed Author, 2016, Jordans Guide to RTA Liability: Manual Handling Claims: Author, 9GS; Asbestos Claims, Contributing Editor 9GS; The Journal of Personal Injury Law: General Editor, 2000-2003 ; Medical Evidence in Whiplash Cases, General Editor, 1996