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Howard Elgot

Parklane Plowden Chambers

  • Barrister
  • BSB
  • 01/01/1974

  • England & Wales
  • 19 Westgate
    LS1 2RD


Howard Elgot is one of the very few provincial barristers to have been shortlisted as Barrister of the Year by the Law Society. He has acted in many cases of national importance in the High Court, Court of Appeal, the House of Lords .and the Supreme Court. He has acted as leading counsel in the High Court, Court of Appeal and in the Supreme Court, most recently in Barton v Wright Hassall.
Independent guides refer to Howard as a “well-prepared, fearsome cross-examiner and negotiator”, a “marvellously innovative thinker”, who is “admired for his client-friendly demeanour and sympathetic attitude.” The Professional Negligence section of the current Legal 500 Guide refers to Howard as a “Go To Barrister”. He previously practised at 3 Paper Buildings, Temple, London.

Howard is also a PNBA accredited Adjudicator.

He accepts instructions under Direct Access.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accountants
  • Barristers
  • Claims against other Professionals
  • Claims Against Solicitors
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Medical
  • Solicitor - Civil Litigation
  • Solicitor - Clinical (including Medical and Dental)
  • Solicitor - Group Litigation
  • Solicitor - Industrial Disease & Injury
  • Solicitor - Motor Accident
  • Solicitor - Personal Injury
  • Solicitor - Residential Conveyancing
  • Solicitor - Tort
  • Surveyors
  • Valuers
  • Vets