Grahame Aldous QC is recommended as Leading Personal Injury Silk in UK Directories of the Bar and has been made a Senior Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers for his contributions to advancing personal injury law.
Grahame has considerable experience in dealing with claims involving brain and spinal injuries, and is one of the Spinal Injury Association’s Approved Counsel. He is often instructed on the most complex, highly technical claims, often involving catastrophic injuries, and multi-million pound awards of damages and periodical payment orders. He is the founding editor of the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims, a contributing editor to Kemp & Kemp Personal Injury Law and Practice and editor of the ICCA Guide to Expert Evidence.
Grahame is often instructed in cases where capacity to litigate is an issue, and is a former Chair of the Frankel Topping Court of Protection Deputies’ Forum.
Grahame has a particular expertise in marine accident claims involving passengers and crew on ships and yachts, and in cases involving international conflicts of law and cross-jurisdictional issues. His specialist publications include Work Accidents at Sea and the shipping chapter in Munkman on Employers’ Liability.
His work has taken him outside the UK jurisdiction, including the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal in Gibraltar, for which he was admitted to the Gibraltar Bar, and the Privy Council.
Grahame is a CEDR accredited mediator and acts as a mediator in serious personal injury claims.