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Chambers of Winston Hunter QC

12 BYROM STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4PP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Fax:
Fax 0161 829 2101
DX:
718156 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com

Christopher Melton QC

Tel:
Work 0161 829 2100
Email:
Web:
www.byromstreet.com
Byrom Street Chambers (Chambers of Winston Hunter QC)

Position

Personal injury, clinical negligence, professional negligence, coroners, industrial disease. Recent trials include: Clark v MIB (2018) Yip J, Razumas v MOJ (2018) Cockerill J, NA v Nottinghamshire CC (SC 2017); Dunhill v Burgin (SC 2014) (settlements and mental capacity) Woodland v Essex (SC2013) (non-delegable duties owed by state bodies) Tate v Rider Holdings (2014) (QBD brain injury quantum) McCracken v Smith and MIB (QBD 2013)(ex turps causea, MIB and contributory negligence) (QBD Joyce v O’Brien (CA 2013) (ex turpi causa); Berry v Star Autos (CA 2012) (QBD and CA – minimally conscious state, EL and interim payments)); Beasley v Alexander (QBD) (liability trial: tetraplegia); Sienkiewicz v Greif (SC 2011)(mesothelioma causation); Russell v Partington (liability tetraplegic trial 2004, 2010 QBD); Cox v Rolls Royce (mesothelioma after short exposure) CA (2007) and Jade Galland £6m CICB award 2007; senior counsel to the Shipman Inquiry 2001-05; Kristian Adey v Leeds HA (2003) (clinical negligence/Downs Syndrome/heart surgery) Lawtel AC0100326; claimant’s counsel Nunnerley v Warrington HA (2001) (clinical negligence/wrongful birth) Lawtel AC8001337; trustee Turner & Newell Asbestos Trust 2005 to date; counsel to US DII Asbestos Trust 2011 to date.

Career

Called 1982, Gray’s Inn; QC 2001; recorder.

Member

PNBA; NCMLA; PIBA; .

Education

Manchester Grammar School; Bristol University.


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersExcels when dealing with expert witnesses.

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Personal injury

Within: Leading Silks

Christopher Melton QC - Byrom Street ChambersFearless in challenging the law to obtain the right result.

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