Personal Injury: Industrial Disease – All Circuits
Senior Statespeople

Charles Feeny is a well-regarded personal injury barrister who is highly esteemed by peers for his exceptional expertise in industrial disease matters. Much of his work focuses on complex, cutting-edge litigation.

“His advice on liability is invaluable and always on point.”
“Charles has very sound judgement as well as massive knowledge and expertise.”

Inquests & Public Inquiries – The Regions (Bar). Band 2

Ana Samuel typically represents NHS trusts or emergency services at inquests. She is notably experienced in judicial reviews concerning coronial decisions, and draws strength from her appointment as Assistant Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull.

“Ana is incredibly thorough in her preparation.”
“Ana is excellent. She has provided calm advice and she is easy to work with.”

Clinical Negligence – Northern (Bar). Band 3

Ana Samuel receives instructions from both claimants and defendants and advises on a broad range of clinical negligence cases. She acts in claims pertaining to conditions such as cauda equina and serious brain injury, including fatal cases. Her practice covers surgical negligence as well as the failure to diagnose, and she regularly appears in clinical negligence inquests. Her practice in this area is informed by her work as an assistant coroner.

“She has really good attention to detail and great drafting skills.”
“Ana is a superb advocate who understands the client.”

Clinical Negligence – Northern (Bar). Band 3

Charles Austin is noted for his ability to handle a broad range of matters, including cases arising from allegations of negligent surgery, breaches of duty and delays in diagnosis. He acts on behalf of both claimants and defendants.

“He’s an effective and extremely competent barrister.”
“Charles is a really pragmatic barrister.”