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Patrick Limb QC

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Patrick Limb QC was called to the Bar in 1987.

Patrick has thirty years’ experience of representing a very broad range of clients but now is primarily engaged in trauma cases of maximum severity – typically brain, head and spinal injury – and has a particular interest in claims arising from the sporting arena.

He has long experience of cases raising variously issues of capacity, care, complex pain or fraud.

He is well-regarded for psychiatric injury claims, starting with his junior work in the Hillsborough Disaster cases of Alcock and Frost. He has latterly also been instructed in child abuse group litigation, stress claims and cases with ‘nooks and crannies’ elements.

As well as being known as an excellent advocate, he is a realistic but tenacious negotiator in settlement meetings, helped by accreditation as a trained mediator and arbitrator.

Patrick is a specialist disease practitioner with experience across the full spectrum of claims and is well known for his work in cases involving occupational cancers and related injuries.

He has particular expertise in actionability of injury, causation and epidemiology.

He is a highly experienced appellate advocate both in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.