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Y v WHH NHS Trust

Obstetric/gynaecological case that settled at close to seven figures. The claimant sustained a second or third degree tear to her anal sphincter as a result of the failure to perform an episiotomy or an operative delivery during the birth of…


S v Secretary of State for Health

High Court claim that settled for a high six-figure sum. The claim arose out of surgical negligence resulting in a permanent frozen shoulder that had caused significantly impaired function. Causation remained in dispute but the claimant’s medical evidence was that…


R & Ors v C

Confidential settlements negotiated at mediation on behalf of three dependents arising out of a death during the Shoreham Air Disaster. There were disputes between family members as to the existence and/or extent of the dependency of three of these dependents;…


Iddaoudi v London Ambulance NHS Trust & Central London Healthcare NHS Trust

High Court case that settled for a six-figure sum. Breach of duty and causation remained in dispute. The claim arose out of the failure of both the London Ambulance Service and the claimant’s local hospital to identify and treat pending…


D’Souza v West Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust

High Court claim that settled for a six-figure sum. The (retired) claimant suffered a damaged popliteal artery during knee surgery that resulted in permanently reduced mobility and independence. Breach of duty and causation were both in dispute. The case settled…


Briggs & 598 Others v First Choice Holidays & Flights Limited

Simon Browne QC, representing 599 holidaymakers who fell ill at a resort, successfully appealed against a decision certain claimants should have engaged in ADR prior to progressing their claims through the courts. Mr Justice Singh in delivering his judgement enunciated…


Inquest into the death of Jack Portland

Represented the Ministry of Justice at this two week article 2 inquest into Mr Portland’s death whilst he was on s. 17 Mental Health Act leave from hospital.  Two NHS Trusts were also represented at the inquest.  No causative failings…


R (A and B) v (1) Secretary of State for Education (2) Central Bedfordshire Council Local Education Authority

Represented the Local Education Authority in a claim challenging the guidance for schools on the application of the “Prevent duty”.  The Claimants also brought race discrimination and article 8 ECHR claims.


D v Gans & Co

Currently being led by Jonathan Watt-Pringle QC in this claim against the Claimant’s former solicitors for alleged under-settlement of the liability aspect of his former claim.


S v M (2017)

Acted for a junior doctor in a claim arising out of a road traffic accident.  The Claimant had suffered serious leg injuries and the claim concerned questions of prejudice to her career going forward.  The claim settled for £585,000 at…





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