Simon Trigger




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Year Of Call: 2000

Simon specialises in professional negligence, including clinical negligence claims, personal injury, including sexual abuse claims as well as fraud and other insurance related matters.  He is recommended in the Clinical Negligence and Healthcare sector and the Personal Injury section in Legal 500; in the Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide, he is ranked in Professional Negligence.  Clients comments in these directories are shown below. 

“He gives definitive and precise advice.”

“He has an approachable and relaxed manner which puts clients at ease.”

Simon has been involved in a number of reported decisions including A v Archbishop of Birmingham, a £1.9 million sex abuse claim. He has particular experience in fraudulent personal injury claims and low velocity impact litigation including staged accidents and phantom passenger claims.  He advises and represents professional indemnity insurers in a wide range of professions including solicitors, accountants and architects. He also represents insurers, local authorities and claimants in the full range of personal injury work, with particular expertise in the fields of employers liability, highway claims and sports claims.

Rankings


Latest Cases Read more


A v Archbishop of Birmingham & Anor [2005] EWHC 1361 (QBD)

LTL 1/7/2005;

The claimant's damages were assessed following the admission of liability by...

Godden & Ors v Kent & Medway Strategic Health Authority

LTL 4/8/2004; [2004] Lloyd's Rep Med 521; [2004] EWHC 1629

It was arguable that a health authority could be held vicariously liable for...

Latest Publications Read more


  • 'The Pre Action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases' (May-04)
  • 'The Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003' The Early Days ()

Practice Areas

Memberships


  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association