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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

Raymond Machell QC

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

Position

Personal injury, especially spinal and head injuries; medical law and negligence; professional liability, especially solicitors; insurance; general contract.
Recent significant cases: B -v- Midland Building Products Limited - Complete spinal injury at level T9 after a R.T.A. in which the claimant was cut free from his vehicle and airlifted to hospital. M -v- S - Catastrophic injuries caused by falling tree rendering the claimant paraplegic and wheelchair dependant. Multi-million pound settlement. Ellison -v- University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust – Multi-million pound care package for an eight-year-old girl who has severe cerebral palsy due to mistakes made prior to her birth that starved her brain of oxygen. Craddock –v- Hardman - Multi million pound brain injury claim. McNulty –v- East Lancs Teaching Hospitals – Case involving of the severest manifestations of cerebral palsy, with profound disability, gastroesophageal reflux, frequent chest infections, (controlled) epilepsy, visual impairment, profound learning difficulties, precocious puberty, difficulties with temperature regulation, with a tendency to hypothermia, and baseline bradycardia. Case settled for 1.25 million and PPO of 290k per year.

Career

Called 1973, Gray’s Inn; QC 1988; deputy High Court judge; chairman PIBA 2002-04; former member of the editorial team for Kemp; referee pursuant to Customs and Excise Management Act 1979; member of the Master of the Rolls working party on structured settlements. Head of Chambers 2010-2016 (Byrom Street Chambers)

Education

St Bede’s College, Manchester; Christ’s College, Cambridge (LLB; MA).


Regional Bar: Northern Circuit

Clinical negligence

Within: Leading Silks

Raymond Machell QC - Byrom Street ChambersHe has a brain the size of a planet.

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Personal injury

Within: Leading Silks

Raymond Machell QC - Byrom Street ChambersA powerful advocate who expertly picks out the key issues in cases.

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