Geoffrey Mott (1982)

Geoffrey Mott (1982)

Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member Qualified in 1982 Public Access Accredited

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General Information

Geoffrey Mott is a skilled advocate with a well-deserved reputation for his thorough research and presentation. He is popular with clients and solicitors alike for his approachability and his ability to absorb and explain intricate issues. His preparation and attention to detail invariably produce successful outcomes. He is undaunted by complex and difficult cases. He is also a qualified mediator. He is London based and is happy to travel.

Geoffrey has a wealth of experience across a broad range of civil law including commercial; sale of goods; partnership; insurance; building & boundary disputes; landlord and tenant; housing and co-ownership of property. He has conducted hearings at all levels up to and including the Court of Appeal. He has appeared before Tribunals (including the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal) and Adjudicators (regarding construction contracts pursuant to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996). He has experience of dealing with health and safety and a wide variety of issues connected with highway maintenance including claims for damaged apparatus and services.

Geoffrey is a specialist in all aspects of Personal Injury work including Clinical Negligence. The majority of his work is personal injury based and he has extensive experience in representing both Claimants and Defendants. He has wide experience of Clinical and Dental negligence cases.

Areas of Specialisation

Civil & Commercial

  • Sale of Goods
  • Consumer Credit
  • Contract
  • Professional Negligence
  • Insurance

Clinical Negligence

Coroner’s inquests

Costs

Personal Injury

  • Road Traffic Claims
  • Motorcycle Claims
  • Credit Hire
  • Health & Safety
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Highways Act
  • Product Liability

Professional Memberships

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn

Personal Interests

F1 Motor Racing; International Rugby (Wales); Travel and Theatre.

 

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Publications

Reported cases include :

Vine –v- L.B. Waltham Forest [2000] 4 All ER 169 CA (wheelclamping, volenti / consent and procedural difficulties where a 2-judge CA fails to agree);

Eagle Star Ins. Co. –v- Karasiewicz [1998] 1 WLR 1123 CA (part of the Bannister –v- SGB appeals on O.17 r.11);

Warby –v- Perkins [Kemp F3-007];

Chatfield –v- Kohler [2004] 5 CL 433;

Roberti [2004] 6 CL 357; SK [2004] 6 CL 358

Hussain –v- Jones [2004] 11 CL 276

Vehicle Operator Services Agency v FM Conway Ltd [2012] EWHC 2930 (Admin) [2013] R.T.R. 17 (Company law : Corporate liability - Intention)

Unreported : Champion –v- Flight [2006] Fam Div (192 couples married on unapproved premises).

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