Cobden House Chambers

Marc Willems QC

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Marc Willems QC specialises in the most serious Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence litigation, with considerable experience of Acquired Brain Damage Claims, Spinal Injuries and very severe orthopaedic injuries including amputation cases.

His practice involves the close support of solicitors and clients through their complex litigation. He attends numerous Joint Settlement Meetings and Mediations annually on behalf of clients as well as going to trial when necessary.

Marc enjoys cases involving complex medical causation issues, detailed factual disputes and legal arguments. He appears in high profile inquests often instructed as Counsel to the Inquest.

Marc has considerable experience in the higher courts having appeared in the House of Lords, the Supreme Court and the Privy Council as well as dealing with many cases in the Court of Appeal.

He is a significant contributor to Chambers’ programme of seminars and lectures to firms of Solicitors and has contributed to several mock trials as a training tool. He recently gave a lecture to APIL on Capacity issues in Serious Personal Injury litigation to over 160 delegates.

Well in excess of 30 of Marc’s cases are reported on Westlaw.

Marc has been sitting as a Recorder since 2006 and sits on Crime and Civil.

Marc was appointed as Queens Counsel in 2015 and has been Head of Chambers since 2019.

In 2015, Marc was enrolled on the list of advocates for St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha British dependencies.