Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Personal Injury - London (Bar)
Shaun Ferris is a highly regarded senior junior whose personal injury practice includes product liability disputes. He frequently acts for insurers and defendants in catastrophic injury claims, and has notable experience of handling brain and spinal injury cases involving workplace, road traffic and sports accidents. He is also recognised for his expertise in fatal accident claims.
Strengths: "A strong negotiator who is very effective and personable when dealing with clients." "He has an ability to marshal complex expert evidence and navigate through difficult issues in a clear, concise and pragmatic way."
Recent work: Instructed in a chronic pain case with extensive issues relating to pre-accident history and vulnerability impacting causations.
Product Liability - London (Bar)
Shaun Ferris is regularly engaged in a wide range of product liability claims, drawing on his broader expertise in personal injury matters. He is particularly proficient in claims involving medical devices and pharmaceutical products, as well as industrial machinery.
Strengths: "Has great attention to detail and is very good with clients."
Recent work: Instructed in a claim involving allegedly defective equipment at an indoor activity centre where the claimant sustained an injury on a gladiator beam.
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His practice is based on a broad range of personal injury work including, in particular, catastrophic injury claims and chronic pain cases. He has developed an interest in issues surrounding allegations of fundamental dishonesty.
He is experienced in product liability work across a broad range of claims.
He is regularly instructed to appear against silks in such cases whether at trial or settlement meetings. His current case load includes several cases involving traumatic brain injury, tetraplegia, paraplegia, traumatic amputations and fatal injuries as well as cases where various chronic pain syndromes such as Fibromyalgia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Somatoform Symptom Disorder are in issue.
Adept at working as part of a team, managing and coordinating expert evidence, giving clear and imaginative advice and guidance on all aspects of any particular piece of litigation including all tactical and legal issues; a skilled and robust performer in court whether at interlocutory hearings or at trial; considerable experience of conducting settlement negotiations at round table meetings in both high and medium value cases; consistently recognised as a "leader at the bar" for personal injury work.
PIBA and LCLCBA.