Accident at work
Accident or illnesses abroad
Trip or slip
About Grahame Aldous QC
Grahame Aldous QC is recommended for both Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, who have described him as:
"one of the most approachable barristers and really understands what being a modern silk is all about. Attentive to the needs of both solicitor and client, he understands client care whilst also being a pedigree performer in court".
He is known for his cross-examination skills, which have been described in the directories as "fearsome" and "awesome", and in the High Court as "a quiet bombshell", and he is an Advocacy Training Council Advanced Advocacy Trainer. His work includes a speciality in both maritime claims and claims involving other jurisdictions.
Grahame was called to the Bar in 1979 and took Silk (becoming a Queen's Counsel, or QC) in 2008. He has been a Recorder (Part-Time Judge) since 2000 and is a Governing Master of the Bench at the Inner Temple, one of the four Inns of Court that regulate barristers, as well as a former Vice-Chair of the Bar Council Equality and Diversity Committee. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and a CEDR accredited Mediator.
In Grahame’s time as Head of Chambers at 9 Gough Square the chambers won PI & Clinical Negligence Set of the Year and topped the Black Solicitors Network league table for diversity practices and procedures. He is a member of the Judicial College Panel of Experts on Diversity and Equality, and lectures for the judicial College.
His publications include the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims, Munkman on Employer’s Liability, Work Accidents at Sea, Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide, and Kemp and Kemp Personal Injury Law and Practice and Procedure.