Sabrina Sabrina

Barrister: Sabrina Hartshorn


MA(Hons) Edinburgh


Sabrina is an experienced Barrister specialising in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work. She has particular expertise in the field of Occupational Disease.

In the field of Personal Injury, Sabrina is instructed on behalf of both Claimants and Defendants. In the field of Clinical Negligence, Sabrina acts exclusively for Claimants.

She is highly regarded for her clear and practical advice and her ability to put clients at ease.

Away from work, Sabrina likes to spend time with her young family, play tennis and go skiing when she gets the chance.

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Personal Injury:

Sabrina has extensive experience in all forms of personal injury work. She is regularly instructed in the following claims: occupational disease; employer liability; public liability; occupier liability, RTA, Fatal Accidents, Inquests and Costs.

Her particular expertise is in the field of Occupational Disease. This includes but is not limited to NIHL, HAVS, COSHH, Dermatitis, WRULD, Stress at Work and Respiratory Diseases. She is regularly instructed by firms to act in such claims nationwide and is regularly asked to advise on complex issues of medical causation, breach of duty and limitation.

Recent Cases:

  • B v B UK Ltd: Advising on liability and provisional damages in occupational disease claim for Claimant diagnosed with silicosis.
  • RC v A Limited: Advising pedestrian in road traffic accident on liability and quantum where claim valued over £150,000.
  • Michael Williams (Deceased) v Ministry of Justice: Advising on breach of Article 2 ECHR in respect of a death in custody and damages.
  • Burnhope v Balfour Beatty & Others: Advising on liability and quantum and representing Claimant at trial in Noise Induced Hearing Loss claim on causation involving cross examination of Consultant ENT Medical experts.
  • Haigh (Personal Representative of the Estate of James Haigh, Deceased) v Harbridge: Advised on fatal accident dependency claim initially valued at £250,000 where the Claimant had separated from the Deceased prior to his death.
  • Chappell & Others v DSI Plumb & Heating Limited & Others: Advised on liability and quantum in a multi-handed carbon monoxide poisoning claim.

Clinical Negligence:

Sabrina acts exclusively for Claimants in a range of cases which includes but is not limited to delayed diagnosis of spinal injuries and surgical negligence. She advises both in writing and in conference and regularly drafts pleadings. She has particular experience of advising in conferences involving both experts and clients, able to explore complicated issues of breach and causation with an expert while simultaneously explaining the issues in clear and simple terms to clients.

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