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Chambers of Richard Hartley QC

19 QUAY STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3HN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 833 6000
Fax:
Fax 0161 833 6001
DX:
14327 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.cobden.co.uk

Michael Jones

Tel:
Work 0161 833 6000
Email:
Cobden House Chambers (Chambers of Richard Hartley QC)

Position

Michael Jones specialises in personal injury, disease and professional negligence litigation, with a particular interest in medical negligence. He acts for both claimants and defendants and is regularly instructed by insurance companies, NHS trusts, the private prison service and the Treasury Solicitor. The majority of his practice involves high-value cases involving complex expert evidence and he is regularly instructed in cases valued at more than £1m. He also has considerable experience in prison litigation, including Middleton-type inquests following deaths in custody. He appears in other types of inquests, including medical deaths and has an extensive knowledge or Coroner’s law from his time as junior counsel to the Shipman Inquiry. He has a keen interest in general commercial work, contractual disputes, consumer credit, insurance and regulatory law. Notable cases: junior counsel to the Shipman Inquiry; junior counsel in Dimond v Lovell (HL); junior counsel in Armstrong & Connor v First York (CA). Currently instructed as junior counsel for AIG and Home Retail Group in the Linkwise Sofa dermatitis litigation, which is the subject of a group litigation order in the High Court.

Career

Called 1998; junior counsel to the Crown 2007.

Education

LLB Hons.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Michael Jones - Cobden House Chambers ‘Very personable, with impressive knowledge across the personal injury spectrum.’

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