Rosalind Young

Rosalind Young

  • Called in 2017

Rosalind joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2018 and is happy to consider instructions in all areas of Chambers’ expertise.

Rosalind appears in court on a daily basis representing clients in fast track and small claim trials, application hearings, disposal hearings, CCMCs, and multi-track trials.

Rosalind also has a busy paperwork practice and is regularly instructed to advise on liability and quantum, and to draft pleadings.

Rosalind is currently instructed on the Grenfell Inquiry.

Rosalind is also qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public under the Public Access scheme.

Personal Injury

Rosalind enjoys a busy personal injury practice which encompasses a full spectrum of personal injury work. She is instructed in claims arising out of road traffic accidents, occupiers’ liability, public liability, product liability, employers’ liability and the Highways Act.

Travel

Rosalind also has experience in claims arising from accidents and injuries abroad which are brought under the Package Travel Regulations. She is often instructed to deal with issues of jurisdiction, and expert evidence and local standards.

Disease/illness

Rosalind also has experience in disease cases and was recently instructed to settle the pleadings in a bed bug case.

Insurance

As well as representing clients in motor insurance cases (RTA Insurers’ liability, exemptions to liability, Article 75 issues), Rosalind also appears at court for insurers in property damage claims.

She has successfully defended a number of claims on the basis of causation and the principle of foreseeability. Her recent successes have included: defending a hotel whose car park wall collapsed and caused damage; defending a roofing tile contractor who was sued after a tile fell from a roof and caused damage to a vehicle; and defending in a neighbour dispute over the cause of ingress of water.

Clinical Negligence

Rosalind maintains a busy paperwork practice in matters arising out of clinical negligence.

She has advised in a number of dental cases where her advices on quantum and tactics have ensured the fair and swift settlement of proceedings.

Rosalind also has experience in settling pleadings and schedules of loss in clinical negligence cases.

During her pupillage she attended a number of conferences with experts and joint settlement meetings arising from clinical negligence claims.

Credit Hire

Rosalind is regularly instructed by both Claimants and Defendants in credit hire cases.

She is familiar with all arguments commonly raised in these cases including enforceability, need, period, intervention, illegality, impecuniosity and rate.

Civil Fraud

Rosalind acts for both Claimants and Defendants in cases where fundamental dishonesty is alleged in respect of the circumstances of the accident, the independence of witnesses, and the nature of the injuries sustained. She is well versed in dealing with LVI cases.

She has had equal success in representing Claimants who face allegations and dishonesty at trial, and in acting for Defendants in cases involving exaggerated injuries. Rosalind has experience of securing the disapplication of QOCS in such cases.

General Common Law

Rosalind is willing to consider instructions in all areas of Chambers’ expertise and beyond.
She was recently instructed in a case relating to a boundary dispute which involved the principles of prescription and easements.

During pupillage she also gained insight into contentious probate cases. She is eager to develop further experience in this area.

Employment

Rosalind has experience in drafting ET pleadings for claims arising out of unfair dismissal, discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

Rosalind is keen to develop her employment practice further.

During pupillage Rosalind experienced a variety of employment work and has attended the Employment Tribunal on numerous occasions.

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If you would like to instruct Rosalind Young or would like help or advice in doing so, please call and talk to our excellent clerking team, led by senior clerk Alan Kilbey MBE. Our phone number is +44 (0)20 7583 9241. Alternatively, please email us at chambers@farrarsbuilding.co.uk

For more information about our clerking team, please click here for the clerks page.

Appointments & Memberships


  • Honourable Society of Inner Temple
  • Free Representation Unit volunteer

Education & Qualifications


  • Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding (2017)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction (2016)
  • MA Heritage and History, Merit (2013)
  • BA French and History, First (2012)

Awards

  • Inner Temple Major Scholarship and Duke of Edinburgh Award (2017)
  • Inner Temple Exhibition Award (2016)
  • Pantyfedwen Scholarship (2013)
  • Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship (2012)

Languages

Rosalind is a native Welsh speaker and is happy to accept instructions for Welsh medium hearings and trials.

She is also highly proficient in French and Italian.

Personal Interests


Rosalind enjoys spending her free time roaming the British countryside, camping in the rain, experimenting with vegan cuisine and practising inversions on her yoga mat. She also runs with Chambers’ running club and sings with the Bar Choral Society.