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Ben Bradley is recommend by the leading directories across his core practice areas of Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury and Travel Law.
Described by Chambers & Partners as “…an extremely able barrister who performs well above his call”, Ben now predominantly focuses on acting in cases both for Claimants and Defendants, where individuals have suffered life changing or fatal injuries.
He currently acts as one of Chambers’ pupil supervisors.
Ben is on the Spinal Injury Association’s list of approved counsel.
Recent instructions include acting for a number of Indian Nationals who all suffered serious injury (including brain and spinal injury) following a road traffic accident on the M40. Settlement was achieved at a level incorporating a more advantageous discount rate than that prescribed by the Lord Chancellor.
He regularly represents former (and current) members of the military in claims against the Ministry of Defence.
Ben has acted for numerous clients who have suffered chronic pain or somatoform-type disorders (see, for example: Downing v Peterborough & Stamford NHS Trust  EWHC 4216 (QB) – full liability award of c. £2.4m).
He acts for victims of historic sex abuse; he successfully appeared as junior counsel for the Claimant at trial in the first claim to be brought against the Watch Tower Society of Britain (Jehovah’s Witnesses) (A v The Trustees of the Watchtower Bible & Tract Society  EWHC 1722 (QB)); and then acted alone in resisting the Defendant’s application for permission to appeal (reported at  EWCA Civ 1026).
Ben is regularly instructed to represent some of the country’s leading race trainers and riding schools to defend personal injury/equine claims which are brought against them.
Ben Bradley is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please click here.
Areas of Law
- Clinical Negligence
- Court of Protection
- Disciplinary & Regulatory
- Personal Injury
- Child & Adult Abuse
- International Injury & Travel
- Professional Negligence
- Public Law
- Mental Health
“Very bright and very hard-working.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2018
“An up-and-coming star with an eye for detail and a great deal of knowledge in the area of package travel regulations.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2018
“He is very intelligent and personable, and gives solid, clear advice.” Personal Injury, Legal 500 2017
“A definite star of the future.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2017
“He is brilliant on package travel cases and has a very good academic understanding of the law.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2017
“Ben is a very good technician; his legal skills and understanding of case law in terms of package travel is phenomenal.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2017
“He is an extremely able barrister who performs well above his call.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2017
“He performs well during contested hearings, and is extremely persuasive in his arguments.” Personal Injury, Legal 500 2016
“He is a rising star at the Bar who is very bright and extremely hard-working.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2016
“Ben is very thorough and open to original lines of argument.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2016
“He has fantastic client care skills and his eye for detail is second to none. In particular his knowledge of the package travel regulations and the case law in that area is fantastic.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2016
“He knows package holiday cases inside out and he’s very good with clients.” “Very good at turning work around quickly, he’s knowledgeable, personable and a good advocate.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2015
“He impresses with his advocacy and ability to think on his feet.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2015
“Very bright and talented; he will go far.” Personal Injury, Legal 500 2015
“He’s incredibly experienced given his year of call. He does a lot of research, prepares very well and knows what he’s talking about. If it’s a case he hasn’t come across before he’ll go into every detail possible to make sure he knows it all.” Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners 2015
“He’s approachable, a rising star of the future and quick to turn round high-quality work.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2014
“He always completes work within instructed timescales, and to a very high standard.” Clinical Negligence, Legal 500 2014
“Supremely talented and incredibly hardworking.” Personal Injury, Legal 500 2014
“Especially good on black letter law.” Travel, Chambers & Partners 2013
“A star of the future.” Personal Injury, Legal 500 2012