The Damages Lottery
About Mr James Sheller
James Sheller came to the Bar in March 2004. Prior to that he was a solicitor with Phillips Fox for nine years. He acted in a large number of claims in the Dust Diseases Tribunal between 1997 and 2004. He also acted in numerous personal injury claims, from the trivial where he was undoubtedly acting for defendants, to the catastrophic. He has written extensively and has been involved in a number of presentations and workshops in connection with the introduction of the Civil Liability Act 2002.
About Mr Geoffrey Watson
Mr Geoffrey Watson is a barrister who was appointed Senior Counsel in 2002. He has appeared in many large common law trials and has a special interest in catastrophic injuries. He lectures and speaks regularly on matters related to the common law.