Neil was called to the bar in 2007. Previously he worked in as an actor since leaving the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1985. Neil has been at 42 Bedford Row since starting his pupillage in 2008; which was predominantly focused on Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury with some Landlord and Tennant and Property work included.
Since completing pupillage Neil’s work has been split between Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence (mainly interlocutory matters), Employment, Property and Landlord and Tenant.
Neil regularly appears in fast-track and multi-track cases and undertakes a considerable amount of advisory work. He has represented clients from the County Court and the Employment Tribunal up to the Court of Appeal.
Neil has a developing Clinical Negligence workload having recently represented a plastic surgeon in a high court claim. He is pleased to accept instructions from both claimants and defendants.
The bulk of Neil’s work is Personal Injury; he regularly acts in RTA claims, Occupier’s Liability, Highway claims, and Employer’s Liability claims. Neil regularly drafts Particulars and Defences as well as Schedules.