Arabella Tait

Year of Call
1995
Devil Masters
Ralph Smith QC
Frances McMenamin QC

Contact

arabellatait@amadvocates.co.uk 0131 226 5071 Check Faculty diary

Practice Profile

Arabella has an extensive civil practice, specialising in high value and complex personal injury and clinical negligence claims. Her considerable experience encompasses medical, dental, nursing and midwifery claims, and she has particular expertise in catastrophic injury claims. Accidents at work, road traffic accidents, industrial disease (including asbestos-related litigation) and occupiers' liability are other key areas of focus. Arabella acts for both pursuers and defenders.

Education & Professional Career to Date

Barrister in London

BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence (Brasenose College, Oxford); LLM (London School of Economics)

Appointments

  • Ad hoc Advocate Depute (2011 –present)
  • Standing Junior to the Advocate General – Ministry of Defence (2012–present)

Selected Cases

  • Simmons v British Steel [2004] SC (HL) 94

    Personal injury and causation in negligence

Directories

Chambers and Partners 2018 Bar Guide:
• Band 2 for Clinical Negligence
• Band 2 for Personal Injury
"Arabella is a very experienced straight talker and achieves tremendous results"

"Arabella is technically very experienced and grasps the complexities of any case with ease"

Additional Information

French