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Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Catastrophic Injuries Conference 2024

Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Catastrophic Injuries Conference 2024

Nathan Tavares KC will be speaking at the APIL Catastrophic Injuries Conference 2024 taking place between 15th and 17th May 2024 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is a not-for-profit campaign group which has been committed to injured people for more than 30 years. The APIL Catastrophic Injuries Conference 2024 is a three-day programme carefully curated by a committee of catastrophic injury experts where world class speakers and experts will be sharing practical knowledge and strategies. Nathan Tavares KC of Outer Temple Chambers, also a member of the JPIL Editorial Board will be speaking alongside Ronnie Conway (The Conway Accident Law Practice), Brett Dixon (APIL Secretary, Scott Moncrieff & Associates), and John McQuater (Switalskis Solicitors Ltd) on the ‘JPIL…

News 15 May, 2024

Outer Temple's personal injury and Animals Act specialist, Nathan Tavares KC, has recently discussed some of the issues surrounding personal injury claims involving horses and road traffic accidents, alongside Jennifer Kelly (Personal Injury Solicitor) and Alan Hiscox (Director of Safety at the British Horse Society).

Nathan Tavares KC features in podcast discussing personal injury claims involving horses and riders

Outer Temple’s personal injury and Animals Act specialist, Nathan Tavares KC, has recently discussed some of the issues surrounding personal injury claims involving horses and road traffic accidents, alongside Jennifer Kelly (Personal Injury Solicitor) and Alan Hiscox (Director of Safety at the British Horse Society). Nathan Tavares KC has recently featured in a Fieldfisher podcast, alongside experts Jennifer Kelly (Fieldfisher) and Alan Hiscox (British Horse Society), discussing the intricacies of running a personal injury claim involving a horse, rider and driver. In the podcast, Nathan, Jennifer and Alan discuss how drivers and riders have responsibilities to make sharing the roads safer, how to report incidents or near misses on the BHS’ Horse i App, what options are available to riders injured…

News, Webinars & Recordings 13 Mar, 2024

Head and Deputy Head of Health Team elected in Chambers

New Heads of Chambers elected at Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple is delighted to announce that Nathan Tavares KC has been elected as Head of the Health Department, and Eliot Woolf KC as Deputy Head of the Health Department in a recent member vote. Nathan Tavares KC and Eliot Woolf KC have been elected as Heads of Chambers (Health Department) by their colleagues in Jan 2024 after having acted as Co-Heads for the Health Department for the past two years. James Counsell KC, Head of Governance, in an announcement to Chambers, said, “I’m delighted to be able to announce that Nathan Tavares KC has been elected (unopposed) as the Head of the Health Department. Nathan will make a great Head of the team. Eliot Woolf has been elected (also unopposed)…

News 31 Jan, 2024

Nathan Tavares KC instructed in spinal cord injury compensation claim

Nathan Tavares KC instructed in spinal cord injury compensation claim

Nathan Tavares KC, instructed by Stewarts International Injury team acts for junior NHS doctor in compensation claim. Nathan Tavares KC of Outer Temple Chambers is acting on behalf Dr Daniel Gordon who is seeking compensation of £10 million against Arch and Chubb insurers after his brand-new “gravel” bike (Planet X Tempest SRAM Force) split into two on a grass slope in August 2020, leaving him paralysed from the waist down. The Planet X bike, costing £2300, was described as a “flowingly fast and comfortably confident titanium gravel bike that gives you the freedom to ride wherever you want.” As Planet X became insolvent in 2023, Dr Gordon made his claim against its two insurers, Arch Insurance (UK) Limited and Chubb…

News 15 Dec, 2023

Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023

Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023

Nathan Tavares KC will be speaking at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023 taking place between 27th – 29th September at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. Nathan Tavares KC of Outer Temple Chambers, also a member of the JPIL Editorial Board will be speaking alongside JPIL colleagues at the annual APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2023 on the ‘JPIL Case and Comment’ segment on the first day of the conference. The Conference will be held in Brighton at the Hilton Metropole and will be a hybrid event. The APIL conference has been taking place for two decades and this 21st event will see medical consultants, expert witnesses, and leading practitioners come together to provide valuable specialist insight into clinical negligence cases…

Events 12 Sep, 2023

Watch the Recording. Equine Seminar – Talk 3. A panel discussion on recent important equine cases.

Watch the third of a series of equine focused talks from Outer Temple’s Equine Seminar; a panel discussion of two important recent cases including insight from some of those involved. The Equine Injury team at Outer Temple Chambers hosted The Equine Seminar on 1st March 2023 alongside a line up of some the industry’s best known experts. Chaired by Jonathan Hand KC, topics included a Legal Update, a look at the Animals Act from an expert’s point of view, a discussion on the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a discussion on the recent Freddy Tylicki case, amongst other issues in the sport. We were delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field,…

Webinars & Recordings 16 Mar, 2023

Event: The Equine Seminar – 1st March 2023

Join Outer Temple Chambers and a fantastic line-up of expert guests for The Equine Seminar, on Wednesday 1st March at The Law Society. You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers’ team of equine injury experts and esteemed guests for our upcoming Equine Seminar on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Topics to be covered include a Legal Update, discussion of the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a panel discussion on issues in equine sport including the recent Freddy Tylicki case. We are also delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field, Anne-Marie Taylor, Charlie Lane, Clare Garnett, Richard Brooks and professional jockey, Saffie Osborne. Agenda 1.30 to 2.00     Registration (tea and coffee on…

Events 25 Jan, 2023

Nathan Tavares QC speaks at APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference 2022

Nathan Tavares QC was invited to speak at the APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference in Wales in May on two recent notable cases with JPIL colleagues. Nathan Tavares QC, a member of the JPIL Editorial Board as well as a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, was invited to join his JPIL colleagues on stage at the APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference 2022 for the ‘JPIL Case and Comment’ segment on the final day of the conference. The conference was held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales on 18th – 20th May and was also available to attend remotely. This annual event updated attendees on the most recent and advanced developments in…

News 20 May, 2022

Vlog: The Spinal Injuries Series – Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries

In the second episode of the Outer Temple Spinal Injuries Series, Nathan Tavares QC and Daniel Clarke consider personal injuries claims involving individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuries. Welcome to Outer Temple’s Spinal Injuries Series – a collection of short recorded discussions and presentations on various topics of interest related to spinal injury claims. Nathan and Daniel explore the particular challenges faced when making a claim for an incomplete spinal cord injury and the risk of underestimating long-term disability and under valuing the claim. Daniel explains the difference between a complete and incomplete spinal cord injury, as well as the different classifications for spinal cord injuries. Nathan explores the different challenges face in incomplete spinal cord injury claims, the first…

Webinars & Recordings 10 Aug, 2021

Could future litigation arise surrounding another breast implant controversy?

Nathan Tavares QC explores the potential for future litigation stemming from a rare form of cancer caused by breast augmentation surgery. Nathan Tavares QC of our Clinical Negligence Team has written an article on one of the latest medical issues surrounding breast augmentation surgery and the resulting litigation that may follow from Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Controversy rarely leaves the sphere of breast surgery. The consequences of the PIP scandal, where implants had been fraudulently manufactured with unapproved silicone gel, have been far reaching. The report of the independent inquiry into the actions of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson was recently published and the litigation surrounding his misdemeanours and the…

Legal Blogs 7 May, 2020

Outer Temple Barristers authorised to sit in the Court of Protection

We are delighted to announce that Nathan Tavares QC, Mark Mullins and Simon Burrows have been authorised to sit as fee paid judges of the Court of Protection. They will deal with both health & welfare and property affairs cases. At the recent Court of Protection Practitioners Association annual conference in Manchester, Vice President of the Court, Mr Justice Hayden, said that the quality of applications for this recruitment exercise was the highest he had seen in any comparable competition. He welcomed the experience that new appointees to the Court would bring. Nathan, appointed QC this year, is a specialist clinical negligence and personal injury practitioner. His particular interests are in acquired brain injury, the Court of Protection and mental health law. Mark…

News 27 Sep, 2018

Four new Silks

Chambers is immensely proud and delighted to congratulate four members, Tim Nesbitt, Nathan Tavares, Eliot Woolf and Sarah Crowther on their successful applications to Silk. This is a fantastic personal achievement for all four and very well deserved public recognition of their skill and expertise, especially given the highly competitive nature of the lengthy competition process. Tim was called to the Bar in 1991 and has over 20 years’ experience acting as an advocate and adviser in a number of areas of commercial, regulatory and public law. These are often linked to and involve issues arising out of the commercial transport and financial services sectors. Nathan specialises in clinical negligence, catastrophic personal injury claims, product liability, and professional negligence and was…

News 15 Dec, 2017

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