Senior (10+ yrs call)
“He’s very user-friendly, realistic and calm: impressive on his feet.”
Recommended as a leading senior junior in his specialist fields of clinical negligence and personal injury. Angus represents doctors and dentists, and acts on behalf of NHS Trusts nationwide, as well as receiving instructions from most of the major insurers in the field. He acts for a number of local authorities across the country on personal injury matters, with a particular speciality in claims involving highways and in tree claims. Angus appeared as junior counsel in Eagle v Chambers, which remains a seminal case on the quantum of complex personal injury claims and has led to more than a decade of experience in defending quantum in the highest value claims.
Angus has extensive ADR experience built up over many years, and has acted for clients in Mediations, Arbitrations and Adjudications as well as in numerous RTSMs. His advocacy skills have been demonstrated in courts ranging from the Masters’ Corridor to the Court of Appeal.
Angus has contributed to all recent editions of Jordan’s Local Authority Liability (Morrell & Foster).
Clinical Negligence - Leading Juniors - Tier 3 - ‘Picks through huge amounts of information and identifies the key issues every time.’
Personal Injury - Leading Juniors - Tier 5 - ‘A robust advocate who puts witnesses at ease and prepares for trials very thoroughly.’
Chambers & Partners 2021
Clinical Negligence (Juniors) Band 4
Acts exclusively for defendants in complex clinical negligence cases, and is regularly instructed by the MDU and DDU. He is experienced in the handling of claims arising from alleged negligent treatment and birth injuries. ""Angus will absolutely fight his client's corner. "He is well prepared, effective and a very pleasant opponent."
- Sir Thomas Moore Bursary (1991)
- Sir Louis Gluckstein Prize for Advocacy (1992)
- London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
- Personal Injuries Bar Association
- Professional Negligence Bar Association
- Oundle School
- York University (BA Hons)
- City University (Dip Law)