9 Gough Chambers

Andrew Ritchie QC

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Practice Areas

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

Andrew represents injured claimants in spinal & brain injury, amputation & fatal accident claims. He represented the families in two large terrorist inquests: (1) In Amenas, (2) Sousse beach murders and in the civil claims. He represents the families in the Croydon Tram crash Inquest. Andrew appeared in the House of Lords for the successful claimants in: Corr v IBC [2008] UKHL 13; Philips v Rafiq & MIB [2007] EWCA Civ 74 and Lewington v MIB [2017] QBD.


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


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

Professional Memberships

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


Kemp Quantum: General Editor of vols 2, 3 and 4;

Kemp: Law Practice and Procedure: General Editor, 2005–2009;

Clinical Negligence Claims: Co- editor;

MIB Claims: 4th ed Author, 2016;

Jordans Guide to RTA Liability;

Manual Handling Claims: Author;

Asbestos Claims, Contributing Editor;

The Journal of Personal Injury Law: General Editor, 2000-2003 ;

Medical Evidence in Whiplash Cases, General Editor, 1996;