Members receive instructions from both claimants and defendants and accept both CFA and privately funded cases (including insurance funding).
The personal injury team are dedicated to providing high quality advice and advocacy in a pragmatic and client-focused manner. We are extremely well placed to find an advocate suitable to handle the full spectrum of personal injury cases; from high value and complex claims to fast-track matters and low value MOJ stage 3 hearings.
We offer advice and representation at all stages of the claim, not simply providing advocacy at Court but advising at a pre-litigation stage on appropriate next steps and on settlement, at all stages, as well as assisting with all forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Our areas of specialism include:
- Credit Hire
- Travel claims
- Public Liability
- Employer’s Liability
- Fatal Accident Claims
This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020
Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021