Henderson Chambers

Malcolm Sheehan QC

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Practice Areas

Commercial and common law practice concentrating on product liability, group actions, property, arbitration and insurance, personal injury and health and safety. Product liability experience includes acting for defendants in leading multi-party and individual claims relating to pharmaceutical products, medical devices and motor vehicles. Malcolm's Property expertise includes commercial and residential landlord and tenant, covenants, dilapidations and public law property claims. His personal injury practice includes international tort claims, employer liability claims and sporting accidents. Malcolm's reported cases include Young v Home Office, the Seroxat Group Litigation and Rogers v Hoyle. He is experienced in health and safety and environmental criminal and civil litigation.


Oriel College, Oxford (First Class Honours). Mansfield Scholarship; Denning Scholarship; Inns of Court Studentship; Judicial assistant to Lord Woolf while Master of the Rolls. Junior Counsel to the Crown ('A' Panel). Recorder & Judge of First Tier Tribunal. Appointed QC 2015

Professional Memberships

Commercial Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association; Health and Safety Lawyers Association; Personal Injury Bar Association.


Contributor to 'The Civil Practitioner's Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998', 'Halsbury's Laws' (Vol 37), Butterworths Civil Court Precedents, and Kluwer International Product Law Manual.