Jacqueline Swain#4419

Jacqueline Swain

Jacqueline joined St Johns Buildings Chambers in 2016 having enjoyed a successful practice for a period of 13 years at Harrington Street chambers in Liverpool. Her practice is focussed predominantly on personal injury, clinical and cosmetic negligence and costs. Jacqueline is an experienced advocate and her time is split between the court room, advising in conference and at Joint Settlement Meetings. She has been an approved pupil supervisor since 2013. Jacqueline is now a trained mediator. Jacqueline specialises in all areas of personal injury litigation. She acts for both claimants and defendants in multi-track cases and fast track cases. Areas of expertise include serious and also fatal road traffic accidents, employer's liability, public liability, occupier's liability, product liability. Her clients in defence work are usually insurance companies, local authorities and public transport companies. She has particular expertise in accident cases involving burns and scarring injuries and has a particular interest in cases brought on behalf of children and protected parties.
Contributed to


Personal injury—tattoo claims
Personal injury—tattoo claims
Practice notes

This Practice Note reviews the issues which can arise when a claimant has been injured as a result of the negligent application of a tattoo. Key issues which are considered are the licensing restrictions, governing legislation and the role of expert evidence in these types of claims.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1998


  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit


  • Inns of Court School of Law
  • LLB (Hons) University of Leicester

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