Barrister Support in Navigating Personal Injury Claims

Suffering a personal injury can be a traumatic experience, often accompanied by physical, emotional, and financial burdens. In such challenging times, seeking legal guidance is crucial to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. This is where the expertise of a barrister specialising in personal injury claims can provide invaluable support.

How Can a Barrister Help?

Barristers are legal professionals with extensive expertise in navigating the complexities of personal injury law. Here’s how they can assist you:

  1. Legal Expertise: Barristers possess in-depth knowledge of personal injury legislation and case law. They can assess the merits of your claim, advise you on the legal options available, and develop a robust strategy to maximize your chances of success.
  2. Negotiation Skills: Barristers are skilled negotiators who can engage with insurance companies and opposing parties on your behalf. They will strive to secure a fair settlement that adequately compensates you for your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages.
  3. Court Representation: If your case proceeds to court, a barrister will provide expert representation during hearings and trials. They will present your case persuasively, cross-examine witnesses, and argue on your behalf to achieve the best possible outcome.
  4. Legal Guidance: Throughout the claims process, your barrister will provide clear and comprehensive legal advice, keeping you informed at every stage. They will answer your questions, address any concerns, and provide reassurance during what can be a challenging time.

Fees and Charges

When it comes to fees and charges, barristers typically operate on a transparent and fair basis. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Initial Consultation: Many barristers offer an initial consultation free of charge or at a nominal fee. During this meeting, you can discuss the details of your case and explore your legal options.
  2. Fee Structures: Barristers may charge either a fixed fee for their services or an hourly rate, depending on the complexity of the case. It’s essential to clarify the fee structure and any additional costs upfront to avoid any surprises later on.
  3. Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs): In some cases, barristers may agree to work on a “no win, no fee” basis, known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This means that you only pay legal fees if your case is successful, with the costs usually recovered from the opposing party.

An indication of our range of typical fixed fees are listed below:

Claim not more than £3000Ranges of fixed fees (estimate)
Conferences with you£175 – £350
Written advice on your claim£175 – £350
Drafting a statement of case£175 – £350
Trial (if required)£500 – £1000
Claim – more than £3000, but not more than £9,999
Conferences with you£250 – £550
Written advice on your claim£250 – £550
Drafting a statement of case£250 – £550
Trial (if required)£710 – £1250
Claim – more than £10,000, but not more than £14,999
Conferences with you£350 – £750
Written advice on your claim£350 – £750
Drafting a statement of case£350 – £750
Trial (if required)£1070 – £1500
Claim – more than £15,000 (generally, no more than £25,000)
Conferences with you£350 – £750
Written advice on your claim£350 – £750
Drafting a statement of case£350 – £750
Trial (if required)£1705 – £2000
Claim – more than £25,000 – Contact the clerks


The timescales for personal injury claims can vary depending on various factors, including the complexity of the case and the court’s schedule. However, barristers and courts typically work to expedite proceedings wherever possible to ensure timely resolution. Your barrister will keep you informed about the expected timelines and milestones throughout the process.

Expert Advice 

If you’re considering pursuing a personal injury claim and seeking expert legal guidance, don’t hesitate to contact Quartz Barristers. Our team of experienced barristers includes specialists in personal injury law who are dedicated to providing compassionate support and robust representation to our clients.

To schedule a consultation or learn more about how we can assist you, please get in touch.