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Stephen Grime QC

Silk: 1987 | Call: 1970

"Stephen Grime QC has a heavyweight practice focusing on cerebral palsy and catastrophic injury cases.” "He is pragmatic – he doesn't go round the houses, he cuts through all that and goes straight to the heart of the matter."

Chambers & Partners

"A great tactician and lateral thinker."

The Legal 500

"Highly intellectual, yet also extremely user-friendly."

Chambers & Partners

Overview

Stephen Grime QC has vast experience of complex litigation particularly in personal injury and clinical negligence.  He has acted in a range of high-value claims both for claimants and defendants.  He regularly advises upon technical insurance points.  He also undertakes cases involving negligent professionals particularly in the insurance and construction fields.

Recently he has been engaged in cases involving the scope of the ex turpi causa defence in road traffic claims (McCracken v Smith EWCA Civ 380) and the impact of European law upon claims by passenger victims (Churchill Insurance v Fitzgerald EWCA Civ 1166; 1 W.L.R. 1776 & (C-442/10)) European Court of Justice.

Having sat as a Recorder in the Technology & Construction Court and acted as arbitrator and mediator, he has a deep knowledge of ADR and achieves beneficial settlements in many difficult cases.

Professional Recommendations

“Stephen Grime QC has a heavyweight practice focusing on cerebral palsy and catastrophic injury cases.”

Chambers & Partners

“He is pragmatic – he doesn’t go round the houses, he cuts through all that and goes straight to the heart of the matter.”

Chambers & Partners

“He is recommended by sources as ‘a great choice for heavyweight clinical negligence claims’.”

Chambers & Partners

“Highly experienced silk with a strong specialisation in catastrophic personal injury work, often acting on behalf of defendants. He is cited as a fearless advocate for his clients.”

Chambers & Partners

“He does both claimant and defendant work, is very measured in his advice, and his judgement is very good.” “He is tactically very able, with good client skills, and is a very approachable barrister.”

Chambers & Partners

“A great tactician and lateral thinker.” “Is noted for his ‘well-founded, practical advice’”

The Legal 500

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Health, Safety and Environmental Law


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