The areas of work in which we have particular expertise, experience and excellence.
Deka Chambers occupies a special position in the market, offering an award-winning personal injury team that is recognised as being at the forefront of both claimant and defendant work.
Both as a team and as individuals we are consistently ranked by the leading legal directories as leaders in the field. We specialise in providing a sophisticated service focused on understanding the particular needs of each client and identifying the right strategy to resolve every case.
We are regularly instructed in cases of the utmost seriousness, complexity and importance. Our barristers have appeared in many of the groundbreaking personal injury claims of the last 30 years that have shaped the law in this area. In addition, our members are responsible for advising on and settling some of the most sensitive and highest value cases litigated each year, both for individuals and multi-party actions.
Deka Chambers offers the same high-quality service at all levels. Our barristers pride themselves on providing clear, expert and robust advocacy and advice along with pragmatic and commercial solutions to resolve the full range of personal injury cases. We provide representation in courts throughout England & Wales and also offer a specialist cross border team who act in cases with an international dimension.
Our service covers all areas of personal injury work, from road traffic accidents, employers’ liability claims and industrial disease to occupiers’ liability, highways and sports law claims. We have renowned expertise in the areas of public authority liability, abuse, education, social services and occupational stress claims. We offer specialists who are market leaders in cases that intersect with human rights and discrimination claims.
We draw on our expertise in personal injury law to strengthen the service we offer in other areas and the high quality of our personal injury work is also underpinned by our experience in other fields, such as clinical negligence, industrial disease, Court of Protection, professional negligence, inquest and inquiry work and CICA claims.
Our members write or contribute to a number of leading texts, including Kemp & Kemp Quantum of Damages, Kemp & Kemp Personal Injury Law Practice and Procedure, the editorial committee of the JC Guidelines, Munkman on Employers’ Liability, Jordans Road Traffic, Jordans Local Authority Liability, Saggerson on Travel Law, APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injuries, and texts on Workplace Accidents, Accidents at Sea and Asbestos Claims. We provide regular lectures, webinars, seminars and briefings.
Our personal injury team is supported by a clerking team who are recognised as one of the best.