John Norman




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Year Of Call: 1979

John specialises in professional negligence and other insurance and property related claims, contract and commercial, public and regulatory and personal injury law.  He has particular expertise in education claims and is listed in the current editions of the legal directories for both his professional negligence and education work.   

Recent editions of Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide and The Legal 500 describe him variously as:-

 "Brilliant."

"He is excellent with clients."

"Very high intellectual ability."

"Shows real gravitas in the courtroom."

He is a contributor to 'Local Authority Liability' 4th Edition (Morrell and Foster).

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Latest Cases Read more


Chapman v London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

LTL 16/5/97; [1997] 48 EG 154

Summary: Liability of local authority for limb falling from tree.

Stevenson (1) Hinton (2) Taylor (3) v Southwark London Borough Council

[2011] EWHC 108 (QB)

DAMAGES - LOCAL GOVERNMENT - PLANNING

EXEMPLARY DAMAGES : LOCAL GOVERNMENT :...

Latest Publications Read more


  • 'Liability for maintaining a verge: Russell v West Sussex County Council' (Personal Injury Law Journal)
  • 'Pittaway and Hammerton: Professional Negligence Cases' (Butterworths, 1998)

Practice Areas

Memberships


  • London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association