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Bradley Martin QC

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Bradley is a specialist clinical negligence silk. His practice covers all aspects of clinical negligence for claimants and defendants, in particular brain damage, spinal injury (especially spinal surgery), amputation and other high value claims. He represented the defendant at first instance through to the Supreme Court in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50, the landmark case about the duties of non-clinical NHS staff. He has expertise in dealing with the most complex quantum cases. For many years, he has been recommended as a leading clinical negligence barrister by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Bradley has significant experience of product liability claims, including group litigation (most recently in the vaginal mesh litigation) and has undertaken personal injury and professional disciplinary work throughout his career.


Research assistant to the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Review of Liability Issues in Health Care at the University of Toronto (1987/8); tutor in tort law at Leicester University (1988/9); barrister in private practice (called Lincoln’s Inn 1990).

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University of Leicester (LLB Hons, 1987); University of Toronto. Plays (badly) guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, bluegrass banjo.