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Richard Grimshaw

Birmingham, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Clinical Negligence , Inquests & Public Inquiries
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Clinical Negligence - Midlands (Bar)

Band 2

Richard Grimshaw
Richard Grimshaw is an impressive junior who can boast notable experience in inquest work. He acts for both claimants and defendants in a range of complex clinical negligence cases, including those alleging failures in diagnoses and surgical errors.
Strengths: "He has a very good eye for detail, is empathetic, and always goes out of his way to help."
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - The Regions (Bar)

Band 2

Richard Grimshaw
Richard Grimshaw is an impressive barrister who has a strong command of Article 2 inquests involving prisons, or those examining the quality of medical care.
Strengths: "He's really pleasant to work with, very friendly and open and also has a very tactile manner in court." "He is incredibly impressive and has such attention to detail."
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Practice Areas

Clinical Negligence, Inquests and Personal Injury

Career

Richard has an extensive clinical negligence, inquest and personal injury practice and is regularly instructed in a variety of matters on behalf of both claimants and defendants (including NHSR, medical and dental defence organisations, healthcare providers, the MoD and MoJ). Alongside his court work, which includes healthcare related, prison, Article 2 and jury inquests, he has considerable experience of attending conferences with experts and has a busy paperwork practice. He is regularly instructed on high value, complex and sensitive matters and his thorough preparation and attention for detail allows him to bring the best out of his client's case. He has experience of High Court clinical negligence trials, both as sole counsel and led by a silk. Directory rankings state, "He has a great eye for detail and provides robust, pragmatic and precise advice in complex clinical negligence cases", "His skills and expertise go beyond what you would expect for someone of his call", "He's brilliant - a really very good advocate and his preparation was second to none", “An excellent barrister who is quick on his feet”, "He is extremely well prepared and hard-working, and will dedicate himself to pursuing every issue".

Appointments: Recorder (Civil); Deputy Master (Queen’s Bench Division); Assistant Coroner (2017-2021); Attorney General's Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional ‘B’ Panel).

Professional Memberships

PIBA, AvMA, The Coroner's Society.

Personal

BA (Hons) Law and Business Studies, University of Warwick, First Class Honours. Bar Vocational Course, College of Law, Outstanding.

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Richard Grimshaw

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