David Sandiford

Call 1995


"David is always thoroughly prepared and gets to the detail of each case. His calm and measured approach helps to achieve some excellent results and makes him extremely popular with clients. He is an excellent advocate, approachable and responsive."

Legal 500 Leading Junior: personal injury; inquests/inquires; administrative/public law/civil liberties/human rights
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Practice Overview

In personal injury David has enormous experience in high value claims. He has a particular expertise in multiple orthopaedic injuries and brain injuries arising from motorcycle and cycling accidents. He has huge experience in pedestrian cases and has a particular interest in accident reconstruction. He has developed a significant and growing following in the niche field of Functional Neurological Disorder which compliments and sits alongside his wider pain practice. More widely he deals with amputations, brachial plexus injuries, serious upper and lower limb injuries and psychiatric injury in which he has a specialist experience in secondary victims.

In his police work he has over 25 years of experience across the whole range of civil actions involving the police, from false arrests & malicious prosecutions through to issues around the right to peaceful protest and the investigative duty.

In licensing he has a particular interest in taxi licensing and firearms. He holds an IOL Practitioner qualification and his licensing experience ranges from advising on and appearing in licensing appeals in the Crown Court up to JR in High Court

In inquests, he appeared as junior counsel for the new police investigation in the Hillsborough Inquests and has huge experience in inquests arising from prison deaths and deaths after police contact. He accepts instructions from all PIPs including families.

In his immigration work he has particular expertise in unlawful detention claims.

Please note: David Sandiford is an employee of D Sandiford Ltd which is fully regulated and authorised by the Bar Standards Board. D Sandiford Ltd has adopted the Exchange Chambers complaints policy & privacy policy as its own polices and this can be found on the main Chambers website.