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Outer Temple Chambers

Eliot Woolf

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

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Personal Injury - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Eliot Woolf QC
Known for his impressively broad practice which encompasses cross-border and travel claims, catastrophic injury and military accidents. He represents both claimants and defendants, and elicits praise for his forensic approach to complex evidence, particularly when it concerns issues of quantum and liability. He is also praised for his handling of employers' liability claims.
Strengths: "His judgement is excellent and he is exceptional with clients." "He has a great command of the details and a real presence in court."
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Clinical Negligence - London (Bar)

Band 2

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Eliot Woolf QC
Has an enviable caseload and handles a wide range of high-value claims for both claimants and defendants, including those arising from spinal injuries, birth injuries and orthopaedic surgery. He is also well regarded for his expertise in wrongful birth cases.
Strengths: "An excellent advocate with a good eye for detail. He's approachable and well liked by clients." "He's well respected in this field and his ability to quickly identify and address the key issues in a case is exceptional." "Absolutely superb - he's very knowledgeable, tactical and also extremely amenable. He's always a pleasure to work with."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant in Khan v Meadows, a wrongful birth claim brought on behalf of a mother whose son was born with both haemophilia and autism.
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Travel: International Personal Injury - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Eliot Woolf QC
Widely regarded as a top choice for gastric illness claims, in which he primarily represents claimants. He has a robust track record of leading large-scale group actions against tour operators, travel agents and hotels. A number of his cases involve complex jurisdictional points. He is also well regarded for his handling of claims stemming from RTAs and work-related accidents abroad. 
Strengths: "He is extremely persuasive in court and very experienced. Clients love him." "An understated but very effective advocate."
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