Mr Johan Brooke (1997)

Mr Johan Brooke (1997)

LL.B (Hons)
Membership Status: Barrister - Full Member Qualified in 1997

Profile

General Information

Before coming to the Bar Johan had a very successful career as a senior manager in business and finance, specialising in trade with the Channel Islands. Then, qualifying as an Independent Financial Advisor, he specialised in Investments, Wills and Trusts, advising high profile names in the football and music industry.

His interest in law eventually drew him to study for the Bar where after a recommendation from his pen-friend Lord Denning, he joined Lincoln’s Inn.

Johan prides himself on his friendly and pragmatic approach to litigation, He does his best to make himself available to discuss any problems and issues with his Instructing Solicitor on the phone and is happy to give telephone advice where appropriate.
Johan is happy to attend Court for matters at all levels ranging from Infant Settlement Approvals, CMC’s, Small Claim’s, Applications, Stage 3 hearings and all level of Fast Track and Multi-Track trials. Johan has also trained as a Mediator.

Areas of expertise:

  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Torts
  • Sports Law
  • Highways Act
  • MOJ Stage 3 Hearings
  • Infant Settlement Approval Hearings
  • Wills and Trusts (including Will drafting)
  • Employment and Contractual Disputes
  • Road Traffic Claims
  • Holiday Sickness Claims
  • Package Holiday Claims
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Mediation
  • Roman Law

Career history:

1997 Called to the Bar

2000 Founder Member of Kew Chambers

2002 Established Bath Chambers

Affiliations:

  • Lincoln's Inn of Court
  • Institute of Professional Willwriters

Publications:

The lawyers of Ancient Rome: Who were they? What did they achieve?

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We aim to allocate all cases to the correct level of experience & seniority which we believe will prove most to be the most cost effective solution for our clients.

If, due to urgency, we allocate paperwork to a more senior member of Clerksroom, we will charge the appropriate hourly rate for the work, not for the barrister. We welcome early discussion to ensure the correct fee is applied to the case at the outset.

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