Personal Injury

"Exchange Chambers is the leading personal injury set in the UK at all levels, from KC to Junior Counsel."

The Legal 500 2024

Our personal injury team has an exceptional reputation in handling high value, complex cases involving injuries of the utmost severity, as well as a variety of niche personal injury matters.

Our barristers are recognised for their exceptional level of advice and advocacy in all aspects of personal injury work.  The team handles claims across England and Wales.

We offer advice and representation on behalf of both claimants and defendants at all stages of the case, from pre litigation advice through to settlement meetings and mediations.

We have a proven track record in:

  • Catastrophic injuries including brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Chronic pain disorders and other somatoform disorders
  • Claims arising from road traffic accidents
  • Claims for amputees
  • Clinical negligence
  • Costs
  • Dangerous sports claims
  • Employers’ liability
  • Fatal accidents
  • Industrial disease
  • Military claims
  • Occupiers liability
  • Product liability
  • Public liability
  • Subtle brain injury

A number of members are frequently instructed by government departments including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Justice in matters such as non-freezing cold injury, stress at work claims and inquests.

We have many barristers who handle defendant work. To visit our Personal Injury Defence page, please click here.

Many of our barristers are experienced in a wide range of alternative dispute resolution, and a number are qualified mediators.

We provide in-house training for solicitors and hold an extensive series of personal injury and clinical negligence seminars throughout the year.


What the Directories Say

“Exchange Chambers is highly regarded for its expertise spanning a wide range of personal injury matters.”

Band 2 Set – Personal Injury (Northern Circuit), Chambers and Partners 2024

Exchange Chambers is the leading personal injury set in the UK at all levels, from KC to Junior Counsel. A very well-run set that has experienced counsel in all areas of personal injury.
Tier 1 Leading Set – Personal Injury (Northern Circuit), The Legal 500 2024

The Team