Sam I'Anson



Sam is an Advocate in our specialist advocacy service, 8 DAC Beachcroft Buildings (8DB).
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About Sam

  • Biography

    Sam is an Advocate in our specialist advocacy service, 8 DAC Beachcroft Buildings (8DB).

    Sam’s practice encompasses general civil litigation, particularly in the areas of credit hire, RTAs, and personal injury.  Sam has regular experience of conducting Small Claims Track trials where liability or quantum are disputed, Stage 3 Hearings, alongside acting in interlocutory hearings.  Sam also accepts drafting and advisory instructions across all areas of his practice on an ad hoc basis.

    Sam has gained commercial litigation experience at 8DB, working alongside colleagues on international arbitration matters including:

    •  ongoing assistance on ICC arbitration proceedings for a Korean manufacturer in a USD $2 million oil & gas arbitration against an Italian entity.

    Prior to joining 8DB, Sam gained substantial experience working as a Paralegal at Simmons & Simmons, in the Financial Markets Litigation Team acting for a high-street bank.  Sam has a strong comprehension of the practical and strategic implications of recent authorities in the area of PPI and consumer credit, such as Smith and Burrell v RBS and Canada Square v Potter.

    Sam can be instructed through the 8DB clerks at / (0)117 918 2756.


    • University of Law, Bloomsbury – BPTC – Very Competent – 2021
    • University of Bristol – LLM International Law – Distinction – 2020
    • University of Bristol – LLB Law – 2:1 – 2019

    Professional Bodies/Associations

    • The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (Call 2021)


    • Exhibition Scholarship (Inner Temple)
    • Jardine Scholarship (Inner Temple)
    • Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award (Inner Temple)


Office Location

Bristol Skyline


  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Portwall Place, Portwall Lane
  • Bristol, BS1 6NA

+44 (0) 117 918 2000

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