Jamie has a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in a range of areas. He has received praise for his fluent advocacy, thorough case preparation and pragmatic advice.
Jamie regularly acts in and advises on a range of personal injury matters, including those relating to road traffic accidents, public liability claims and accidents in the workplace. Jamie acts for both claimants and defendants and regularly appears in trials and contested applications. He has considerable experience in matters in which allegations of Fundamental Dishonesty are raised.
Jamie accepts instructions in all areas of employment law, acting for both employees and employers. He has experience of multi-day trails and substantive preliminary hearings involving complaints of all kinds of discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal, trade union detriment and breaches of the Working Time Regulations.
Jamie has a developing practice in the area of inquests and coronial law.
Between 2019 and 2021 Jamie worked as Junior Counsel to the ‘Sandilands Inquests’ – the inquests arising out of the seven deaths caused by the Croydon tram disaster in November 2016. In this capacity, Jamie was closely involved with the build up to and running of the ten-week inquests, assisting the Senior Coroner for South London as part of her team.
Jamie also accepts instructions as sole counsel, acting on behalf of families and other interested persons. Most recently, Jamie represented a family in an inquest into a student death at university in which the coroner was highly critical of the care provided to the student by the university’s wellbeing centre.
Jamie acts for both landlords (social and private) and tenants in possession claims and disrepair cases. Jamie also regularly appears in applications made under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, as well as in committal hearings.
Jamie has advised on and acted in various cases relating to business-to-business and business-to-consumer contractual disputes, as well as debt claims. Jamie also has experience of handling claims relating to property damage on behalf of both individuals and utility companies.