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Expertise
Clinical Negligence

Anirudh has a keen interest in all aspects of medical law and has experience of drafting statements of case, written submissions and advices on both liability and quantum. He has been exposed to a range of complex medical claims including birth injuries, cauda equina syndrome, and delayed diagnosis of cancer.

Commercial

Anirudh has a growing commercial practice. Prior to being called to the Bar, he was a research assistant at a leading construction set and was awarded second place in the Society of Construction Law’s Hudson Prize (2018). During his training, Anirudh gained experience in dealing with claims as diverse as insurance coverage, breaches of directors’ duties, and the alleged negligence of mortgage-brokers.

He has particular experience of commercial disputes affecting the travel industry. Example of recent work include:

- Instructed in a claim arising out of unpaid solicitors' fees for legal advice concerning the sale of share capital of a company.

- Representing a travel agent in defending a claim for the refund of flight costs.

- Assisting with the defence of a claim for a refund of travel costs arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Personal Injury

Anirudh has a busy personal injury practice, and is frequently instructed to attend fast-track trials and interim hearings. He has been praised by judges for his ‘able’ and ‘well-judged’ submissions. His practice includes claims against public authorities, holiday and travel claims, injuries arising out of sporting accidents and more. Examples of recent cases include:

- Representing an individual who suffered a leg injury arising from his participation in a mixed martial arts session run by a gym.

- Advised on a claim in which an individual suffered lifelong injuries as a result of a road traffic accident.

Police Law and Human Rights

Before commencing pupillage, Anirudh volunteered as an independent custody visitor. In this role, he was trained to identify breaches of the PACE regulations. During his training, Anirudh gained experience of calculating damages for breaches of the ECHR in respect of psychiatric harm and drafting submissions on the applicability of Article 2 in an inquest.

He was recently instructed in an application to strike out a claim against the police for property damage. Having given a talk to in-house police lawyers on injunctions and the Human Rights Act, he is eager to expand his experience in this area.
Awards

  • Overseas Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

  • Winner, Senior Moot (City Law School)

  • Lord Denning Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

  • Lord Bowen Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

  • Hardwicke Entrance Award (Lincoln’s Inn)

  • University Scholarship (City Law School)

  • Exhibition Scholarship (St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford)

Memberships
PIBA (Personal Injuries Bar Association)
Publications
Society of Construction Law, (2018), “The Problem of No Oral Modification Clauses”

 

 
Education

  • BA (Hons) History. University of Oxford – First Class Honours.

  • Graduate Diploma in Law, City University – Distinction, ranked 4th in year.

  • Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School – Very Competent.

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