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Harry Steinberg KC joins Outer Temple Chambers

Harry Steinberg KC joins Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers is delighted to welcome leading group claims and serious injury silk, Harry Steinberg KC, to the team. Harry is a leading silk specialising in personal injury, sports law, private international law and group litigation. Harry has specialised in industrial disease and mesothelioma since his junior days and he is described as having “…an exhaustive knowledge of asbestos disease issues” by Chambers & Partners. He is the chief editor of the leading textbook, “Asbestos: Law and Litigation” (Sweet & Maxwell, 2nd edition, June 2022). He has appeared in many of the landmark cases that have shaped this area of law. His personal injury practice also focuses on high value and complex serious injuries and he is currently acting…

News 28 Sep, 2023

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

The British Legal Awards 2017: Finalists

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in Legal Week’s British Legal Awards 2017 – Chambers of the Year category. The British Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week in association with The City of London Law Society, takes place at the end of the LegalWeek Connect, and is due to be attended by 1,000 lawyers. All 29 categories have been carefully chosen to reflect the ever-complex and challenging work of business lawyers at law firms, within legal departments and at the Bar. Key awards this year include The City of London Law Society Lifetime Achievement Award, Chambers of the Year, Law Firm of the Year, General Counsel of the Year, Editor’s Award: Law Firm Leader of the Year and the Legal…

News 20 Oct, 2017

Litigation Friend’s resilience secures £7M settlement

AD was injured in a road traffic accident in 2005 when she was 7. Liability was promptly admitted but the task of investigating her claim for catastrophic injury was considerable. After the preparation and exchange of evidence settlement meetings proved unproductive; although the Defence Insurer made an offer of £5M (including periodical payments to be agreed) which was followed up by a Part 36 offer in that sum.

News 7 Mar, 2013

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