Guildhall Chambers’ Clinical Negligence team is widely recognised as being a leader in the field on the Western Circuit.
Consistently ranked as Band 1 in Chambers & Partners and Tier 1 in the Legal 500 directories, our Clinical Negligence barristers provide expert advice and advocacy at all stages of Clinical Negligence litigation from the first enquiry to final Costs Litigation. As well as extensive legal and medical knowledge, our members have a thorough understanding of the governance of NHS and other care providers, enhanced through their involvement in Regulatory & Discipline litigation. Several of the team bring experience from related healthcare fields and hold dual qualifications including a doctor, assistant coroner and mental health judge.
Members of Guildhall Chambers’ Clinical Negligence team act for a full range of clients, including claimants and defendants. Our clients include injured and vulnerable patients as well as government bodies, defence organisations in England and Wales, and commercial providers of care.
We are known for being experienced, approachable, responsive and tenacious. We work well together as a team, drawing on one another’s experience.
Our clerks have a specialist understanding of the nature of Clinical Negligence work and are consistently recognised as approachable, efficient and helpful.
Selena Plowden KC has sat as part time Mental Health Tribunal Judge since 2007.
Rob Sowersby is an Assistant Coroner.
A member of the clerking team will help you resolve your request.