Principal areas of practice: Personal injury and clinical negligence litigation in cases of the highest value and complexity. PI cases arising from road traffic, workplace, military, and recreational/transport accidents. Clinical negligence cases, particularly birth damage and missed diagnoses. Particular interest in catastrophic injury litigation generally including brain and spinal injury for both claimants and major insurers. Also, regulatory and disciplinary cases for medical and other professionals and regulatory authorities. Special interest in biotechnology and prosthetics. Also health and safety cases. Chambers in Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham.
Birmingham University 1976-82; LLB (Hons) 1979; PhD 1982. Called 1983 (Inner Temple); Silk 1999; Recorder 2001. Deputy High Court Judge 2008. Head of Kings Chambers 2010-2017. Honorary Professor of Law, University of Birmingham 2016-
Personal Injury Bar Association
Various in journals and books