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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

Mary Ruck

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

Position

Specialises in clinical negligence, medical law, human rights and healthcare (including regulatory work) and personal injury. Cases include high-value birth injury cases involving lump sum and periodical payment orders, wrongful birth, claims of maximum severity, psychiatric injury, Fatals claims (involving Article 2); group litigation (Kenyan Emergency Group Litigation). Also has experience of cases in the Strasbourg jurisdiction resulting in determination by the Grand Chamber and friendly settlements.

Career

Called 1993, Gray’s Inn; paralegal Davies Arnold Cooper Solicitors, London 1990; Pegasus Scholar; legal adviser to the Government of the Republic of South Africa while on secondment to the Legal Resources Centre, Cape Town 1998; appointed Judge of the Mental Health Review Tribunal 2007. Editor of Fatal Accidents section of Personal Injury Litigation Service (Butterworths) until 2014, now assistant editor.

Languages

Basic European languages.

Member

AVMA; PNBA; PIBA; NCMLA.

Education

University of Wales, Cardiff (BA Philosophy/Psychology); University of London, King’s College (MA Medical Ethics and Law).


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Mary Ruck - Byrom Street ChambersA very intelligent and passionate barrister.

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