The Chambers UK Bar Guide ranks the best barristers and sets of chambers in the personal injury market. Barristers recognised in this section are experienced in the handling of complex litigation involving injuries sustained outside of a clinical context, including injuries or fatalities arising from accidents in the workplace or road traffic accidents. Several sets ranked in this section also house significant expertise in personal injury claims involving allegations of both recent and historic sexual abuse.
Individuals ranked in this practice area are regularly called upon to represent both injured claimants and defendants, including major insurers, government bodies and both public and private corporations.
The Chambers UK Bar Guide recognises those barristers and sets with expertise in litigation arising from travel-related injuries and accidents abroad in a separate section entitled Travel: International Personal Injury, while claims relating to asbestos or other toxic substance exposure, noise induced hearing loss or hand arm vibration syndrome are covered in the Chambers UK Bar Personal Injury: Industrial Disease rankings.