Austin Newman

Year of call:



LLB (Hons)

LLM (Lond)


CPS Level 3 Prosecutor


Criminal Bar Association

Personal Injury Bar Assocation

Austin has a broad and well-established Personal Injury practice.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accidents in the workplace and industrial disease
  • Inquests
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Sporting injuries
  • Accidents at school

He advises and appears in a wide range of actions for personal injury, with particular emphasis on industrial and sporting accidents, regularly appearing on behalf of claimants in contested claims before both the High Court and County Court.

Austin has regularly attended inquests on behalf of insurers and other interested parties.

Austin has considerable experience in bringing claims before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, especially on behalf of severely brain damaged or sexually abused applicants, and challenging decisions by way of Judicial Review proceedings.

Contact Austin’s clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on 0113 2135268

Ben Ellison-Tope on 0113 2135207