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Jamie Fireman

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email jamie.fireman@42br.com

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Introduction

Jamie has a broad common law practice and accepts instructions in a range of civil and family matters. He has received praise for his fluent advocacy, thorough case preparation and pragmatic advice. 

Personal Injury / Clinical Negligence

Jamie has acted in several cases arising out of road traffic accidents, as well as employers’ liability and public liability claims. He regularly appears in fast track trials, small claims matters and CCMCs.

Employment

Jamie accepts instructions in all areas of employment law, acting for both employees and employers. He has acted in cases involving complaints of discrimination, harassment, victimisation, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal and breach of the Working Time Regulations.

Inquests

Jamie has a developing practice in the area of inquests and coronial law. He is currently instructed as junior counsel to the inquests arising out of the seven deaths caused by the Croydon tram derailment in November 2016. He is also currently instructed to act on behalf of a family in an inquest relating to a student suicide.  

Housing

Jamie acts for both landlords (social and private) and tenants in possession claims and disrepair cases. Jamie also regularly appears in applications made under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, as well as in committal hearings.

Business

Jamie has advised and acted in various cases relating to business-to-business and business-to-consumer contractual disputes, as well as various debt claims.

Family

Jamie has experience of both private and public family law. He has acted in several cases relating to child arrangements applications and applications under the Family Law Act 1996, as well as on behalf of local authorities and parents in care proceedings. He has also appeared in an appeal relating to a transfer of tenancy from an ex-wife to her ex-husband.  

Education

  • University of Manchester – BsocSc Politics and International Relations
  • University of Law – GDL 
  • University of Law – BPTC 

Scholarships and Awards

  • Hardwicke Entrance Award (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Lord Denning Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
  • BPTC Performance Award (University of Law)
  • Outer Temple Chambers Speed Moot Competition, Winner

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