Sydney Chawatama joins Sport Resolutions Pro Bono Panel - Feb 2019
Sydney Chawatama specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury, acting for Claimants and Defendants. His work in these areas inludes complex high value claims, from initial advice to settlement meetings and trial. He has acted in several birth injury and catastrophic PI claims arising out of road traffic accidents in the High Court and Court of Appeal.
Sydney has a broad practice which covers the Court of Protection, professional discipline, costs, mental health law, inquests and child abuse compensation law. He has a developing practice in international commercial and investment arbitration and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Sydney Chawatama frequently acts on behalf of unrepresented practitioners, such as doctors and nurses, through BarristerForMe. He accepts Direct Access instructions in domestic and international arbitration.View full profile »
Sydney Chawatama to participate in ‘It’s ok to talk about race! Experiences to help unlock BAME legal talent’ panel discussion - May 2018
Martin Forde QC and Sydney Chawatama instructed in the inquest into death of a woman after termination of pregnancy - Apr 2018
Sydney Chawatama is appointed to Co-Vice Chair of the Law Reform Committee - Dec 2017
Delighted to announce Sydney Chawatama is now a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Dec 2017
Sydney Chawatama elected to the Bar Council for 2017 - Oct 2016
Sydney Chawatama in a Court of Protection case on the capacity of a woman with mental health problems to have an abortion - May 2013
Philip Havers QC and Sydney Chawatama win in Court of Appeal on a matter of fact in breast cancer claim - Mar 2012
Neil Garnham QC and Sydney Chawatama win appeal on mental health patients unlawful detention - Jan 2011
Sydney Chawatama defends claim by mental patient released under Habeas Corpus - Jun 2010