Clinical negligence barristers at St Pauls Chambers undertake work in respect of clinical negligent disputes on a regular basis. An experienced personal injury and clinical negligence barrister is able to cater for work at all levels, from fast track to multi-million-pound settlements.

What is Clinical Negligence?

Clinical negligence, also known as medical negligence, describes a situation where a healthcare professional has breached their duty of care to the patient which has directly resulted in injury, or fatality, for the patient. A clear, causal relationship must be established for a medical negligence claim to be considered.

Do I Need A Clinical Negligence Barrister?

If you are looking to file a clinical negligence claim, or if you are being investigated for clinical negligence, it is highly advised to seek legal guidance from a specialist barrister. Our medical negligence barristers at St Pauls Chambers are well-versed in a wide variety of medical negligence areas.

Who Can Hire A Clinical Negligence Barrister?

The team of medical negligence barristers at St Pauls Chambers are able to represent patients and healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, midwives, dentists and cosmetic surgeons. In the instance of a fatality caused by medical negligence, the next-of-kin can take legal action.

  • If you are a patient, you can hire a clinical negligence barrister up to three years after the incident occurred or from when you realised the damage done.
  • If you are claiming in the case of a fatality, you have three years from the date of death to hire a clinical negligence barrister.
  • If the incident happened to you as a child, you have until your 21st birthday to file a claim and seek the advice of a medical negligence barrister.
What Can Medical Negligence Barristers Advise On?

There are many examples of medical negligence which an experienced clinical negligence barrister should be able to advise you on. Examples include:

  • Surgical negligence, such as infection caused by unsterilised equipment
  • Birth injuries, such as failure to perform a caesarean section
  • Misdiagnosis, such as failure to conduct appropriate scans
  • Medication errors, such as prescribing the wrong drug

Get in touch with our clerking team today to discuss working with our experienced clinical negligence barristers.

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For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Clinical Negligence Barristers

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Call: 1995

Sophie Mitchell

Sophie Mitchell

Call: 2010

Stephen Flint

Stephen Flint

Call: 2012

Stephen Elphick

Stephen Elphick

Call: 2014

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Chambers is centrally located within walking distance of the train station, secure car parks and the Courts.

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St Pauls Chambers
Park Row House
19-20 Park Row

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The switchboard will open from 08:30 until 17:30

Phone: +44 (0)1132 455 866
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