The clinical negligence team at 39 Essex Chambers comprises leading practitioners who are recognised for their expertise in advocacy and advice in the most complex cases. Our barristers have extensive medical and scientific knowledge about every stage of the care process. A number of our barristers joined the Bar from medical or other healthcare backgrounds. This rich vein of combined knowledge enables our members to cover areas such as:
Our clients range from injured or aggrieved claimants to small or major multinational companies, healthcare insurers, defence organisations (such as the NHS Resolution), and other government bodies.
Barristers at 39 Essex Chambers are instructed in the full range of claims associated with clinical negligence cases, from minor injuries to complex litigation arising from catastrophic injury and death. Our experience covers the whole range of issues in claims. Our barristers have particular expertise in the assessment of quantum in very high value cases, the use of periodical payments and ASHE 6115.
Our barristers have detailed familiarity with the full range of medical and other healthcare practices, including:
The issues surrounding clinical negligence claims extend beyond civil litigation into related areas in which our barristers also have much experience, including:
As one of the world-leading arbitration sets, and in direct response to the listing delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, 39 Essex Chambers are delighted to present an exciting fixed fee ADR package to assist in the resolution of small and medium sized civil claims.
We offer parties the choice of a binding arbitration scheme or an advisory adjudication scheme with experienced barristers from 39 Essex Chambers’ Civil Liability Team. Parties simply agree to subject their dispute (in whole or part) to one of the schemes, select a barrister from the 39 EC ADR panel and progress their case through the procedure set out in the scheme rules.
Please see here for further details on the ADR package and barrister team.
39 Essex Chambers has been awarded the Chambers & Partners Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Set of the Year on many occasions.
Alastair Davidson is the Senior Clerk for the Clinical Negligence team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.
Call: +44 (0)20 7832 1181
Mobile: +44 (0)7736 154 109
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