Dental Negligence

"Guildhall Chambers is a highly regarded set on the Western Circuit, noted for its expertise spanning a wide range of clinical negligence matters."

Guildhall Chambers is the leading clinical negligence set on the Western Circuit, with 30 years’ experience and 13 specialist barristers who are renowned as thorough, careful and efficient in their approach.

The team has extensive professional negligence experience including work for the General Dental Council (GDC), which stands them in good stead when undertaking cases of dental negligence generally and achieving the optimum settlements.

Dental negligence claims undertaken by the team have included:

  • Negligent orthodontic treatment
  • Delay or incorrect diagnosis – including oral cancer misdiagnosis
  • Inadequate root canals and crowns, including where extensive restorative treatment has been required
  • Failure to treat periodontal disease
  • Misdiagnosis of decay
  • Cosmetic dentistry problems including inappropriate whitening
  • Failed implants and bridgework
  • Inappropriate dental treatment leading to discitis / sepsis
  • Inappropriate tooth / teeth extraction
  • Negligent loss of avulsed teeth and occlusal problems

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For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks, who are happy to help answer your questions.

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Dental Negligence Experience

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 Dental Negligence work and are consistently recognised as approachable, efficient and helpful.

Dental Negligence Barristers

Martin Lanchester

Call 2001

Sophie Holme

Call 2009

Kriti Upadhyay

Call 2011

Manon Rowlands

Call 2016

Dr Philip Hughes

Call 2017

Sophie Walmsley

Call 2017

Dental Negligence Clerks

Caroline Evans

Senior Practice Manager - Civil

Olive Kavanagh

Practice Manager - Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Court of Protection (Health & Welfare)

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