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Brian Cummins

Call: 1992

"Good at seeing the big picture in cases and always shows empathy for claimants."

The Legal 500 2021

“He has a forensic eye and a passionate approach to difficult cases.”

The Legal 500

Overview

Brian Cummins has represented both Claimants and Defendants, in a variety of hearings for over 25 years.

He has also appeared on behalf of bereaved families and employees, in Jury and coroner-only inquests, concerning: rail crashes (Potters Bar); death in prison custody; RTA; hospital and medical treatments; social services welfare; and fatal work accidents.

He has a sound and common sense manner in conference, putting clients at ease, and readily explaining complex matters in a comprehensible way. He accepts CFA and Legal Aid claims.

Brian has provided seminars on a variety of personal injury and Inquest topics. He is a member of APIL and PIBA.

He has experience of: Barristers’ Chambers in Brisbane; City Solicitors’ offices; and an Attorney at Law, in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Brian was called to the Bar in 1992 and is a Queen Mother Scholar. He graduated from UCL, LLB (Hons) and from the University of London, LLM (Lond).

Professional Recommendations

“Good at seeing the big picture in cases and always shows empathy for claimants.”

The Legal 500 2021

“Straightforward and develops a good rapport rather than being confrontational to get the best result for his client.”

The Legal 500 2020

“Recognised for his inquests expertise” and “excellent client care skills”

The Legal 500 2018

Brian is “very down to earth and approachable” “He has a forensic eye and a passionate approach to difficult cases.”

The Legal 500 2017

Expertise

Personal Injury

Inquests & Public Inquiries

General Civil Litigation


Recent and current work

Relevant Work

Notable cases

Key contacts

Graham Smith

Deputy Senior Clerk
Graham Smith 020 7269 0357 gsmith@oldsquare.co.uk

Olivia Moliterno

Team Leader & Assistant to Senior Clerk
Olivia Moliterno 020 7269 0477 moliterno@oldsquare.co.uk
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William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755

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Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532