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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

Darryl Allen QC

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

Position

Queen’s Counsel specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. Personal injury – Advises and appears on behalf of claimants and defendants in catastrophic injury and high value fatal accident claims. Substantial experience of analysing difficult issues relating to local authority care and accommodation, large care claims and high value complex loss of earnings claims. Clinical negligence – Regularly instructed to advise and represent patients and their families in clinical negligence claims. Caseload covers a wide spectrum of medical accidents, including delayed diagnosis of cancer, delayed diagnosis of infant brain tumor, surgical errors (orthopaedic, general surgery, colorectal surgery etc.), birth trauma, hospital acquired infection, failure to diagnose and treat evolving cauda equine syndrome, failures in spinal anaesthetic technique leading to spinal cord injury, management of infant and grown up congenital heart conditions, community and hospital management of diabetes and diabetic complications, failures in psychiatric care (community and inpatient) leading to suicide/attempted suicide. Consistently recommended as a leading barrister in personal injury and clinical negligence work (Legal 500/Chambers and Partners).

Career

Called 1995, Lincoln’s Inn; appointed to Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeals Panel 2007; Recorder (civil) 2010; QC 2014; appointed Legal Adviser to the First Tier Tribunal (Criminal Injuries Compensation) 2014; Deputy High Court Judge 2017; Chair of Personal Injuries Bar Association 2018.

Languages

French, German.

Member

PIBA; AVMA.

Education

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys; Leeds University (1994 LLB Hons).

Leisure

Family, triathlon, skiing, sailing, holidays.


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Darryl Allen QC - Byrom Street ChambersHe combines technical excellence with empathy.

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