Elizabeth O’Hare

Called 1980


Elizabeth has extensive experience in representing a wide range of clients in substantial and complex disputes.  She acts for insurers, their insured, defence bodies and/or major institutions. Notwithstanding this, she also acts for Claimants, whether as individuals or involved in class actions. She also represents individuals, companies, statutory bodies and professionals at inquests and in health and safety prosecutions.

Elizabeth acted on behalf of the Chief Constable of West Yorkshire in the Bradford Fire enquiry, participated in the class actions involving the prescribing of benzodiazepine as well as steroid medication. She has acted in cases involving public law, most particularly in connection with the consequences of failing associated with the negligent provision of IVF treatment. Elizabeth also has had experience of acting in product liability cases involving clinical negligence issues.

Her work concentrates on clinical negligence and personal injury.

Elizabeth is well known to be a robust and straightforward litigator. As a consequence, both Claimants and Defendants instruct her.

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LLB (Hons), Leeds University