Barrister

Amrit Atwal

Year of call 2011

Personal Injury

Practice Summary

Amrit has worked as in-house counsel specialising in Industrial Disease prior to joining Chambers. He has experience of having undertaken Fast-Track and Multi-Track trials within disease litigation. Prior to this he has first-hand experience of running cases and managing large teams, he was the Head of NIHL and Deputy Head of HAVS for a Claimant law firm and he had previous experience of working on behalf of a number of well-known insurers having worked for a leading Defendant firm.

Amrit has an extremely busy practice and is experienced in advising and representing parties in all aspects of personal injury work including road traffic accidents, employers’ liability claims, occupational illness and clinical negligence. In addition to his advocacy work, Amrit has a busy paper practice. He frequently advises on both liability and quantum in addition to drafting pleadings and statements of case.

He is instructed by leading firms that specialise in disease work. His particular specialisms include deafness, work related upper limb disorders, COSHH, and hand arm vibration syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome claims.

Amrit has been involved in group actions for the last several years having been involved in JSM’s for 30+ HAVS/CTS claims and 15+ NIHL claims.

He has regularly undertaken group action work during his pupillage as well as catastrophic work, clinical negligence, professional negligence, inquests, and has experience of working with the rehab code on behalf of insurers and claimants. He has also undertaken work involving discrimination.

Amrit is particularly skilled in dealing with complex issues relating to causation or breach of duty and is often instructed to provide advice and/or to formulate Part 35 questions to experts.   

He is also regularly is instructed in high value claims for HAVS.

Away from disease Amrit is regularly instructed in RTA PI cases as well as credit hire matters.