Carl is a commercial litigator with particular expertise and experience in disputes involving insurance, professional liability, classic and super cars (including motorsports), property damage and costs. He is also a formally accredited mediator and acts as an arbitrator.
Carl is recommended as a leading junior in the fields of both insurance and professional negligence by Chambers & Partners 2017 having been described in the following terms:
“go-to junior for professional indemnity”
“super-intelligent with great interpersonal skills”
“very user-friendly and good on tactics”
“Gives good robust advice, sticks to his guns, and is very thorough and very helpful”
“He’s extremely approachable and a very charming individual who has a good touch with clients”
“tremendous experience dealing with property-related professional negligence matters”
“He is very good at drafting and very good on his feet”
Carl is also ranked in the 2016 Legal 500 and has been described as:
“an accomplished advocate”
Carl provides a service of the very highest quality and practical commercial solutions to even the most difficult or intractable of problems. He is always customer focused, user-friendly and responsive with a keen grasp of all relevant detail.
Carl read law before finishing sixth on the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law winning the Stephen Seabrooke Memorial Prize, the Everard Ver Heyden Foundation Prize and the Buchanan Prize as well as being awarded the Wolfson Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn. Before joining chambers in 2003 Carl taught law to undergraduates at the University of Reading.