Called to the bar in 2001, Barry is an experienced advocate based in South Wales. He has a nationwide general common law practice with many years of experience in a wide variety of practice areas. Barry is absolutely thorough in his case preparation and has an excellent reputation for dealing calmly and sensitively with difficult cases.
He is very approachable to both professional and lay clients and develops an excellent working relationship with his clients over the natural progression of a case, helping to maintain continuity to maximise the potential for a successful outcome. Sensitive to the cost consequences to his clients of each step taken in litigation, Barry works to ensure that his clients obtain the best value for money invested at every stage of the process. He is particularly adept in the negotiation of settlement agreements and the conduct of mediations.
Barry is approved by the Bar Council to accept direct/public access instructions and to conduct litigation.
Areas of law
General Common Law / Chancery Matters
His practice areas consist of the following:
Personal Injury and Credit Hire Claims
Barry has extensive experience of claimant and defendant personal injury litigation, in particular:
Barry regularly appears in fast and multi-track actions.
His written work is of an exceptionally high standard, and he is able to accommodate short notice requests for drafting:
Barry is married with three children. He enjoys rugby, sailing, windsurfing and scuba diving.
“Just wanted to say a huge thank you to you (Barry Cawsey) for your excellent advocacy and representation. We were most impressed with the speed in which you picked up a most complex and multilayered case - whilst understanding all the key players so effectively in such short time. ”
Rory Da'Bell Public Access Client
“I found Barry [Cawsey] very efficient and rapid in his response to my instructions. I was very pleased with the work that I received. I will be using him again in the future. Approachable and relaxed in his manner over email. A+" ”
Mark Hammond Higgs & Sons
“I cannot speak highly enough of Barry [Cawsey]. Every time I have instructed him he has provided me with an excellent service. He is always prompt at responding to messages and has given me clear and concise advice. ”
Jonathan Cudd Peter Lynn & Partners