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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Jeffrey Keeble

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4312
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com/lawyers/jeff-keeble/
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner, Head of Litigation and Healthcare

Career

Jeffrey is one of the top rated healthcare law specialists in the North of England and is ranked amongst the top clinical negligence defence practitioners in the UK.

He heads Ward Hadaway’s multi-disciplinary Healthcare Team, comprising more than 80 lawyers and offering the full range of legal services required by the Healthcare sector.
Experience

Jeffrey has wide-ranging experience across the entire field of health law including more than 30 years of experience in defending clinical negligence and personal injury cases on behalf of the NHS. He has particular and specialist knowledge of high value birth injury claims and regularly advises as part of our urgent response team on issues such as consent, confidentiality, capacity and mental health issues. In December 2013 he successfully defended two high value birth injury claims at trial.

He ensures the high quality delivery of legal services by the entire team and is an experienced lecturer on clinical negligence and clinical risk management and also speaks on the University of Northumbria LLM programme in medical law, most recently delivering a lecture on the subject of causation.

Jeffrey is a Nominated Partner approved by NHS Resolution (formerly the NHSLA) for the clinical negligence panel, a position he has held since Ward Hadaway were appointed to that panel.

He has extensive experience of periodical payment orders and settling high value cases in joint settlement meetings. Jeffrey is the Client Liaison Partner for many of Ward Hadaway’s key health sector clients.


North: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

A member of the NHS Resolution CNST clinical negligence panel, Ward Hadaway handles claims involving serious injuries, notably those arising out of birth injuries. The practice also has a particular expertise in risk management. Jeffrey Keeble is an expert in high-value birth injury claims and regularly advises as part of the firm’s urgent response team, on issues such as consent, confidentiality, capacity and mental health matters. He leads the team with Nicola Richardson, who specialises in high-profile clinical negligence litigation.

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North: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Ward Hadaway provides support to healthcare organisations across the UK, specialising in a number of areas including devising anti-fraud initiatives for the NHS, establishing NHS Foundation Trust trading companies, childcare matters and procurement. The team is led by Jeffrey Keeble, who focuses on high-value birth injury claims; public sector expert Melanie Pears; Stuart Craig, who has experience acting for NHS Trusts; and Saji Bratch, who is particularly adept at advising public and private bodies on property transactions.

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