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Specialist PI & Complex Injury Barristers

Our areas of specialism encompass RTA, industrial disease, public liability, credit hire, high value personal injury claims and professional & clinical negligence in the field of PI and Complex Injury law. 

PI and Complex Injury
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National representation

We have representation in every court in England and Wales and offices in every major conurbation.

Areas of PI & Complex Injury Law

Clinical Negligence
Employers Liability
Health & Safety
Holiday Sickness (PI)
Industrial Disease

Inquests
Motorcycle Injuries
Occupiers Liability
Personal Injury
Product Liability (Personal Injury)

Public Liability
RTA (With Personal Injury)
RTA/PI with Fraud/LVI (Claimant)
RTA/PI with Fraud/LVI (Defendant)

Our Specialist PI & Complex Injury Barristers

Michael Powers KC

Michael Powers KC


NHS Specialist
Called in 1979
Year of Silk 1995
Public Access Accredited

David Sharpe KC

David Sharpe KC


Clinical Negligence / Medical Law
Called in 1999
Year of Silk 2020

Michael ONeill (1)

Michael O'Neill


Personal Injury/
Professional Negligence
Called in 1979

Geoffrey Mott (1)

Geoffrey Mott


Personal Injury/
Clinical Negligence
Called in 1982
Public Access Accredited

Gerry Heap-1

Gerry Heap


High Value Personal Injury Claims
Called in 1985
Public Access Accredited

Azeem Ali-1

Azeem Ali


Credit Hire / RTA
Called in 1997
Public Access Accredited

Sunny Virk

Sunny Virk


Credit Hire
Called in 2004
Public Access Accredited

Andrew Turner-1

Andrew Turner


Personal Injury
Called in 2010
Public Access Accredited

David Carey-1

Dr David Carey


Professional & Clinical Negligence
Called in 2016
Public Access Accredited

Asim Hussain-1

Asim Hussain


Personal Injury/
RTA
Called in 2017
Public Access Accredited

Fatima Bakare

Fatima Bakare


Personal Injury / Public Liability
Called in 2018
Public Access Accredited

Meet the team

Our TBG PI and Complex Injury team are here to help you with any and all of your requirements. Greg and Abi lead the team that can work with you on any instruction. 

Greg Speller
Greg Speller

Senior Clerk

Abigail Cox
Abigail Cox

Deputy Senior Clerk

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Latest in Personal and Complex Injury

Get the latest news and articles from our personal and complex injury barristers

Company Loss of Use & Surplus of Vehicles

There is a very common situation for companies up and down the country. In a road traffic accident, a company vehicle is damaged and needs to be repaired. The company however has ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Credit Hire and Period of Hire

One of the most important topics in any credit hire case can be the issue of period. From my experience it’s a live issue in almost every case and therefore careful attention ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Evolution & History of Credit Hire (Part 1)

Credit hire is supposedly a very well-known subject area. The words credit hire mean different things to people. Whilst not a dictionary definition of the words “credit hire”, the ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Impecuniosity – Implications of Diriye v Bojaj

The case of Diriye v Bojaj [2021] 1 WLR 1277 is a Court of Appeal case and therefore should be seriously considered. I have often heard this case being cited by barristers and ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Impecuniosity & Credit Hire

One of the key issues in almost any credit hire case is the issue of impecuniosity. There were many early challenges to credit hire on the basis that the agreement was ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

No MOT in Credit Hire and Causation

In credit hire cases, it is not an entirely an uncommon situation for a claimant not to have a valid MOT for the vehicle which is involved in the road traffic accident.
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Bee v Jenson and the Ways to Quantify Loss of Use

The Court of Appeal decision of Bee v Jenson [2008 R.T.R.7] was reported over 13 years ago. I recall there was a lot of discussion in the credit hire world at the time about the ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Meaning of “Credit” Under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and its Implications

Central to the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (hereinafter mainly referred to as the “Act”) is the word “credit”. There is however scant attention paid to what “credit” is under the ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Loss and Hire: Two Sides of the Same Coin

The concepts of loss and hire have always been intertwined. From my experience, the easiest way to understand hire is to approach it at the outset from understanding whether there ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Difference and Interaction Between Credit Hire, Insured Hire & Subrogation

Credit hire, insured hire and subrogation are three areas that have manifested in the field of hire generally. There can be considerable confusion between the three and it is not ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Insured Hire Subrogation - Bee v Jenson and W v Veolia

Insured hire subrogation is a topic which has been a live issue for as long as I have been in practise. The issues may have changed in this area, over the years. I recall that it ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Credit Hire & Illegality

In almost every credit hire case, the defence will plead “ex turpi causa non oritur action”. This translates into English as “no cause of action arises from illegal or flagrantly ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

An Update on Majid Ali v HSF Logistics Polska SP Zoo ([2023] EWHC 2159 (KB))

This was a high court case in which judgment was given on the 29th of August 2023. It is a binding court decision. The case has been reported in some circles on social media as ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Implications of Humayum Hussain v Eui Ltd

Claims for credit hire for taxi drivers has always been a contentious issue between claimant solicitors and insurance companies. Whilst the case of Hussain v Eui Ltd involved a ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Does Mehmood v AIG Europe Ltd and Simpson [2023] EW Misc 1 (CC) make any difference to taxi credit hire claims?

I would not normally write an article on a non-binding credit hire decision but I will make an exception in the case of Mehmood v AIG Europe Ltd and Simpson [2023] EW Misc 1 (CC) ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Implications of Vamsi Putta v Royal Sun Alliance PLC [2020] EWCH 117

The case of Vamsi Putta and Royal Sun Alliance Plc [2020] EWCH 117 ( “Putta”) is a case which is often cited in defences. Indeed, it can be quoted almost on a generic basis and is ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

The Implications of Copley v Lawn

Julia Copley v Kenneth Lawn Ian Maden v D. Haller [2009] EWCA Civ 580 (thereafter referred to as “Copley v Lawn”) was a decision by the Court of Appeal as far back as 2009, yet ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

How does a hire agreement become regulated under the Consumer Credit Act 1974?

The question of “How does a hire agreement become regulated under the Consumer Credit Act 1974” may appear to be simple. It is however an important question, and it may not be as ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Transparency, Accountability, Clarity, Justice and Efficiency: Suggested Changes to Credit Hire

The so-called credit hire “wars” have been raging for over two decades now. Like most wars, it has simply led to mistrust, confusion and no real victors in the long term on both ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Does Dimond v Lovell Need to be Revisited?

It’s been well over 20 years since the well-known case of Dimond v Lovell [2000] 2 All ER 897. However, in the light of the passage of time, is it not sensible to at least ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali

Courtesy Cars & Credit Hire

The issue of courtesy cars and credit hire often comes to light in court cases. This is the typical scenario: the claimant has given evidence that even though he/she signed a ...
Azeem Ali
Azeem Ali