Theo Huckle QC was the Counsel General for Wales during 2011-2016 and in 2012 was elected a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn. He was appointed a Visiting Professor of Law at King's College London in 2016.
During his term of office as a Law Officer he maintained his busy complex PI/Clinical, Public and common law practice with the agreement of the First Minister of Wales, and is now pleased to be developing his legal interests further as a member of DSC. His time as a Law Officer has given Theo a highly strategic approach to complex dispute resolution.
He has recently taken over as General Editor of the Butterworth’s' Personal Injury Litigation Service (having previously edited Division I) and has been a regular contributor to Munkman on Employer's Liability. He wrote Butterworth’s' original practice manual on the new system for Periodical Payments.
Theo's areas of expertise includes:
- Personal Injury especially Catastrophic injury (including Spinal and Head injury) and Occupational Illness/Disease claims.
- Professional Negligence especially Clinical Negligence and Solicitors' Negligence.
- General Commercial Matters, including Employment and Fraud and Public Law and Human Rights.
- ADR Group-accredited Mediator.
Year appointed QC2011
EducationCambridge Unversity, Jesus College, Lincoln's Inn - Megarry Mahor and Hardwick Scholar
MembershipsPersonal Injury Bar Association Executive Committee Member, Wales Personal Injury Lawyers' Association, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Human Rights Bar Association, Wales Public Law & Human Rights Association
QualificationBA, LLM, MA