Hamish MacBean

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Hamish has a vast range of experience garnered over almost 15 years at the Bar. He is rated as a leading Junior on the Western Circuit by the Legal 500. Having spent over 8 years as in house Counsel at a major national firm of solicitors, he moved to Queen Square Chambers in 2011. He therefore has an appreciation of the pressures and concerns which instructing solicitors have in running cases. He has been commended for making a very stressful experience as comfortable as it could be.

His practice covers a wide range of personal injury cases. He has a detailed knowledge of the costs provisions and is therefore particularly adept at budgeting hearings.  His emphasis is on providing practical advice and cutting to the heart of any dispute.

In addition to his Court and advisory work, Hamish is much in demand for his seminars. They are always well received and described as being practical and accessible, with a light touch employed to convey often complex legal analysis.

‘Recommended for personal injury claims.’ – Legal 500 2016

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‘Very experienced in personal injury claims.’ - Legal 500 2017 Contact Us

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  • Commercial - 27, February
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    Covered by a Card

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    Hamish MacBean considers a recent decision as to the extent of the protection afforded under s. 75 Consumer Credit Act when there is an additional party involved in the transaction. The protection afforded to consumers paying for goods and services is now well known and many consumers are using credit card payments as a form … Continue reading Covered by a Card

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  • Commercial - 6, February

    It takes two to Tango – Global v Aabar

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    Hamish MacBean considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Global v Aabar on whether parties to a commercial contract had in fact agreed terms. A recent Court of Appeal decision provides a useful reminder to both litigators and advisors of the points to consider when determining whether parties have concluded a contract. In Global … Continue reading It takes two to Tango – Global v Aabar

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  • Commercial - 25, August

    Anti Oral Variation Clauses

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    The Court of Appeal has recently injected some welcome clarity into a hitherto divided area of law. The question of whether variations to a contract may be concluded orally notwithstanding a contractual term to the contrary is one which has long been a source of dispute. A good measure of the difficulty arose from two … Continue reading Anti Oral Variation Clauses

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