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2 Temple Gardens

Martin Porter

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Personal Injury , Clinical Negligence
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Personal Injury - London (Bar)

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Martin Porter QC
One of the leading claimants' counsel for personal injury litigation concerning cycling accidents. His knowledge of cycling law encompasses road improvements, traffic accidents and doping. He also represents defendants and insurers in serious brain and spinal injury, clinical negligence and occupational stress cases.
Strengths: "He is very approachable and accessible, well read in his subject area and able to provide realistic opinions." "He is incredibly astute and intelligent."
Recent work: Acted for the widow of a cyclist who died on a training ride due to the poor condition of the highway.
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Clinical Negligence - London (Bar)

Band 3

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Martin Porter QC
An experienced barrister, highly proficient at handling complex clinical negligence matters, including those arising from psychiatric and brain injury. His practice is primarily defendant-focused. He regularly undertakes appellate advocacy.
Strengths: "He's a very technical lawyer, and his written advocacy is second to none." "Excellent on his feet and tirelessly tenacious." "He has forensic attention to detail and is very good at tricky quantum cases."
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Practice Areas

A leading personal injury specialist with particular experience of clinical negligence, industrial disease, brain damage, psychiatric injury and cycling claims. Also has considerable experience of professional negligence (especially of solicitors and surveyors), insurance work and public law/human rights.

Career

Called in 1986 and QC since 2006. Head of Chambers at 2tg. Martin’s practice is predominantly in cases of catastrophic injury particularly involving NHS patients and cyclists.

Professional Memberships

PIBA; LCCLBA.

Publications

Broadcasts and writes frequently including for BBC’s ‘Law in Action’, ‘The Times Law Section’, ‘New Law Journal’, ‘All England Opinion’, The Guardian and local radio stations.

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