Guy Coleman

Guy is an established personal injury specialist and costs practitioner. He has a busy and successful practice encompassing the full span of litigation; often instructed in cases involving complex questions of causation and disputed expert evidence.

He advises and appears for both claimants and defendants at every stage of the litigation process, with thorough, practical and user-friendly advice.

He frequently appears against leading Counsel. He has a precise and authoritative form of presentation, and is known for his approachable manner. He quickly builds a strong rapport with clients.

Outside of work, Guy plays the piano, enjoys travel, the theatre, and reportage photography.

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Lectures & Workshops

Guy is a regular speaker on personal injury and costs related topics. Examples include: Current Issues in Employer’s Liability, Loss of Opportunity Claims, Vicarious liability, Care and Domestic Assistance in PI Claims, Contributory Negligence, and Repetitive Strain Injuries.

If you would like Guy to speak on any of these or related topics, please get in touch


  • Exeter University LLB(Hons)
  • Inns of Court School of Law


  • Member of the Personal Injury Bar Association

Personal Injury

Guy is instructed in High Court and County Court personal injury cases, in particular those that involve:

  • Industrial and workplace accidents;
  • Motor accident and Motor Insurance Bureau claims;
  • Product liability;
  • Fatal accident and dependency claims, and Coroner’s Inquests and CICA;
  • Injuries caused by animals and sports-related accidents;
  • Disease litigation, including asbestosis, noise induced hearing loss and hand/arm vibration syndrome.
  • Limitation of actions.
  • Clinical negligence, including cosmetic and dental claims.
  • Credit Hire

Guy was instructed in Sayers v. Chelwood [2012] EWCA 1715; an industrial deafness claim, now the leading Court of Appeal authority on the burden of proof in applications made under Section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980.

*This barrister is authorised to practice in England & Wales. Click here to search on the Bar Standards Board Barristers’ Register.

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