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7BR

Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC

LONDON, WC1R 4BS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 2511
DX:
347 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk

Leslie Keegan

Tel:
Work 020 7242 3555
Email:
Web:
www.7br.co.uk
7BR (Chambers of Collingwood Thompson QC)

Position

Specialises in clinical negligence, medical law personal injury and cases involving abuse of those in care. Leslie is an acknowledged expert in quantum , particularly in very high value claims. Experience includes catastrophic brain injury arising from trauma or from hypoxia and a wide variety of clinical negligence and personal injury cases. Recent cases include: Pridmore v Abertawe & Bro Morgannwg (cerebral palsy case); Keenor v Able (failure to diagnose subarachnoid haemorrhage); Re H (withdrawal of treatment case); Fofannah v Tesco Stores (woman who suffered brain damage from carbon monoxide poisoning); Jones v University College Hospital London (claimant rendered tetraplegic as a result of intraoperative spinal cord damage) C v Mayday Hospital NI-IS Trust (young woman who lost her sight completely as a result of failure to diagnose a subgalaleal haemorrhage.

Career

Qualified 1989; Middle Temple Inn. Before coming to the bar, worked as a neurophysiologist. Having qualified as a barrister, worked as a caseworker for AvMA. Editorial Board of the journal of Personal Injury Law, principal lecturer for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists for newly qualified consultants. Leslie regularly organises seminars for lawyers and healthcare professionals working in the field of clinical negligence and personal injury.

Member

AvMA; Editorial Board of Facts and figures; Qualifications Committee of the Bar Standards Board; Education Committee of the Bar Standards Board; CPD Sub-Committee of the Bar Standards Board; pupillage sub-committee of the BSB.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Leslie Keegan - 7BR ‘His genial demeanour coupled with his attention to detail makes him a go-to counsel.’

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