Neil Downey

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  • Emma Rogers
  • Neil Grisdale

Education, Memberships and Appointments

  • BA Hons (Oxon), Law
  • Inns of Court School of Law
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Deputy District Judge (Civil)

Areas of Work

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • Industrial Disease


General Profile

Neil now predominantly practises in personal injury and civil litigation, although he has substantial experience of employment tribunal litigation.

Personal Injury

Neil acts for both claimants and defendants in multi track and fast track personal injury claims including employer's liability, public liability, highways, RTAs and cases involving cosmetic treatment.

He acts in occupational disease claims including NIHL and HAVS.

He has experience of claims involving overlap between the employment and civil jurisdictions, e.g. stress and harassment claims, including issues of res judicata

Civil Litigation

Neil frequently advises and appears in Court in cases involving jurisdictional and procedural issues including limitation, compliance with the CPR and costs. He has experience of credit hire litigation.


Year of call: 1997

Inn: Inner Temple

Area: Civil Litigation
Industrial Disease