Jamie is consistently ranked as a leading barrister for personal injury and clinical negligence work in Chambers UK and the Legal 500, having been described therein as “a great all-round barrister” who “has a particular focus on cases involving catastrophic injury and death” and is “likeable, very approachable” with “an incredibly sharp mind”.
He specialises in cases of serious injury of significant value and has particular experience of claims involving:
(i) severe brain injury, including claims a number of high value claims involving uncontrolled epilepsy and cerebral palsy
(ii) serious spinal injury, for which he has been praised by Chambers UK (“impressive aptitude in tackling difficult causation and quantum issues in claims involving spinal injuries” (2020); “particularly knowledgeable in spinal injury” (2017));
(iii) lower limb amputation;
(iv) “wrongful birth” and other gynaecological and obstetric errors, his experience in relation to which was recognised in Chambers UK 2020 (“offering … expertise in wrongful birth cases”);
(v) serious orthopaedic injury and pain syndromes
(vi) fatal injuries and lost years claims.
Jamie is also a member of the LexisNexis expert panel for answering queries relating to personal injury claims, and regularly provides seminars to professional clients on a variety of subjects.
MA (Cantab) Law (Selwyn College, Cambridge University), BVC (Inns of Court Schools of Law), called to the Bar in 1999.
PIBA, APIL, AvMA.
Busy father, devoted dog owner, usually exhausted runner, music lover and often despairing Stoke City fan.