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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

Robert Rushton

Tel:
Work 091 204 4474
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Healthcare

Position

Partner

Career

Robert is a Partner in the Healthcare team at Ward Hadaway.

He has experience in a wide range of areas in the clinical negligence sector and specialises in defending claims on behalf of the NHS Litigation Authority and NHS Trusts.

Robert advises on a broad spectrum of areas including head injury and neurosurgical claims, and obstetric claims including cases involving shoulder dystocia.

He also advises acute and mental health NHS Trusts in relation to inquests and also has experience of undertaking advocacy at inquests.

Robert is regularly involved in providing training talks to clients on a variety of legal issues.


North: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

Ward Hadaway fields a team of ‘fully committed lawyers’ with ‘vast wealth of knowledge’ and which ‘takes the time and effort to ensure their clients’ needs are met’. The ‘very good’ team acts for a number of NHS organisations including various NHS trusts and is led by Jeffrey Keeble, who is best known for his expertise in dealing with high-value birth injury cases; this area of expertise is shared by the ‘very smart and analyticalGillian Muir, who is ‘very easy to work with’ and described by clients as ‘a thoroughly safe and sensible pair of hands’. She is also well versed in handling high-value claims pertaining to spinal injuries, amputations and the delayed diagnosis of cancer. Robert Rushton specialises in defending claims on behalf of NHS Resolution and NHS trusts. Nicola Richardson and Lisa Evans are other names to note.

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