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Christi Scarborough

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email christi.scarborough@42br.com

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Introduction

Christi joined chambers in 2015.  She has a practical, commercial and client focused background, having previously worked in both the advice and IT sectors.  Christi brings a conscientious, thorough and well prepared approach to her advocacy.  She also sits part time as a Disability Member in the First Tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber).

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Christi frequently appears in court for both Claimants and Defendants in multi-track and fast track negligence claims.  She advises in writing and in conference on both prospects and quantum in these matters.   She has particular experience in aviation industry related injuries and also in relation to dental negligence.

Examples of recent work include:

  • Appearing for the Claimant at an appeal hearing considering whether the judge had correctly applied the scope of the principle of res ipsa loquitur in relation to an aviation accident
  • Drafting pleadings and advising on settlement in a claim in relation to a dentist having incorrectly fitted a post crown, thereby causing and failing to diagnose a perforated root.
  • Successfully acting for the Claimant in respect of a back injury caused by the Defendant’s failure to adequately train their staff in manual handling in a restrictive access environment
  • Advising on quantum and settlement in conference in respect of a psychiatric injury sustained during a fatal road traffic accident.

Testimonials

  • “Very thorough and accurate in her advices. Fully attuned to the demands of today’s busy private practice, giving an attentive and reliable service to solicitors and clients.”

Professional memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Property Bar Association
  • Family Law Bar Association

Selected cases

  • Podlasiak v Edinburgh Woollen Mill ET/2701291/13

Education

  • Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), Oxford Brookes University
  • BA (Hons) Mathematics, University of Durham

News & events

News & events

Housing Law Bulletin: Banning Orders and the Housing and Planning Act 2016

In this Bulletin, Christi Scarborough discusses banning orders: what are they? When would one be used? What are their consequences? Banning Orders – what are they and how do they work? Christi Scarborough looks at new powers available to Local Authorities from 6 April 2018, and the circumstances under which private landlords or letting and

1st May 2018 Read more

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation

Mental Health Issues in Housing Litigation During April and May 2017, we ran a 2-part workshop in Chambers exploring the law and procedure on dealing with mental health issues in housing cases. This Bulletin is intended as a follow-up note for those of you who attended, and as a general practice note for those of

30th May 2017 Read more