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Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC

2 CROWN OFFICE ROW, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8100
Fax:
Fax 020 7797 8101
DX:
80 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.crownofficechambers.com

Charlotte Jones

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8100
Email:
Crown Office Chambers (Chambers of Richard Lynagh QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in clinical negligence, acting for claimants and defendant health authorities, NHS trusts, private hospitals and medical defence organisations in all types of clinical practice. Particular interests include cases involving catastrophic birth injuries, oncological treatment, spinal surgery, brain injury, psychiatric care and anaesthetics. Recent cases include: eight day High Court trial successfully defending a hospital’s post operative care of a patient who suffered a fatal bleed following colorectal surgery; successfully defending a trust’s care of a psychiatric patient who absconded from the ward before a formal assessment of mental state; successfully acting for claimants injured at birth by failure to monitor their condition in labour. Ongoing cases include acting for claimants in unsuccessful back surgery; delayed diagnosis of cancer; acting for defendants in cases of brain damage peri operatively; paraplegia following epidural anaesthesia. Numerous quantum assessments including valuing high-value catastrophic injuries, advising on periodical payments, indexation and funding of care.

Career

Called 1982, Middle Temple. Sits as a Recorder in crime and civil cases.

Member

Professional Negligence Bar Association; LCL and CBA.

Education

Queen’s School Chester; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1981 MA Law).


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Charlotte Jones - Crown Office ChambersShe is an impressive advocate and relates to clients to give them confidence.

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