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Clinical Negligence
18 Years Ranked

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Provided by Sarah Vaughan Jones KC

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Clinical negligence, conducting civil proceedings for claimants and defendants. High Court cases include A v University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHST [2015] EWHC 366 QB: assessment of damages in case of cerebral palsy of maximum severity; Reeve v Heart of England NHST [24.05.2011]: cerebral palsy claim. Registrar’s attendance delayed as busy in theatre with another patient; Smithers v Taunton & Somerset NHST [2004] EWHC 1179: (with Stephen Miller KC: obstetric emergency where clinicians inextricably occupied with alternative procedure); Rashid v Essex Rivers Healthcare NHST [2004] EWHC 1338: (no liability for Erbs palsy in posterior shoulder). Before taking Silk in 2008 Sarah presented cases regularly on behalf of the General Dental Council and the General Medical Council and conducted several of the leading cases in the Privy Council on behalf of the GMC/GDC, in particular: Silver v General Medical Council [2003] UKPC 33 (test for serious professional misconduct); Crabbie v General Medical Council [2002] UKPC 45: (correct approach by Professional Conduct Committee to applications to refer to Health Committee); Dad v General Dental Council [2000] 1 WLR 1538: (principles applicable to conviction cases).

Career

Called 1983. Recorder 2004. Silk 2008.

Professional Memberships

PNBA, PIBA.

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Clinical Negligence - London (Bar)
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Sarah Vaughan Jones KC
Sarah Vaughan Jones KC is a leading silk admired by peers and clients alike for her expansive medical knowledge and years of professional experience. She is noted for her proficiency in brain and spinal injury claims, and obstetric negligence cases. She is also highly experienced in personal injury and professional negligence litigation.

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