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No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

FOUNTAIN COURT, STEELHOUSE LANE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 0121 606 1501
DX:
16075 BIRMINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, London

Chris Bright QC

Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com
No5 Barristers Chambers (Chambers of Mark Anderson QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Position

Chris is nationally recognised as a leading PI and Clin Neg Silk and is Head of the Clinical Negligence Group at No5. At any one time he has conduct of multiple catastrophic brain and spinal injury, amputation and CP/neonatal claims to a value of £20m+ involving complex medical, causation and CCG/LA funding issues. Recent awards include £4.2m/PPO £285,000, £5.4m/PPO £228,000 and £3.6m/PPO £250,000, equivalent to £12m+, £19m+ and £12m+ respectively. Chris is highly regarded and sought-after for his approachability in screening cases at an early/pre-expert stage, his attention to detail, compassionate client care, calm, user-friendly, logical and sensitive approach and his analytical abilities, tactical expertise and excellent negotiation skills. He regularly speaks/chairs for AvMA, Headway and the SIA and in 2017 spoke on amputation claims to the Pace Rehabilitation Annual Conference and in 2018 on spinal injury litigation at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Hospital. He was involved in the case of Caine Ellis v Paul Kelly & Violet Ellis [2018] EWHC 2031 (QB), an important case on the road safety responsibilities of an 8-year-old child and his mother.

Career

Crown and County Court Recorder, Bencher of Gray's Inn.

Member

PIBA/AvMA

Education

University of Durham (BA Hons Law and Politics).

Leisure

Interests: An old Mill in Tuscany and Gloucester Rugby Club.


Regional Bar : Midland Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Chris Bright QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHe combines a logical approach with excellent client care skills.

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence

No5 Barristers Chambers is ‘a very strong set’, housing two separate groups for clinical negligence and personal injury matters with over 70 barristers across the teams. Paul Bleasdale QC leads the personal injury group and is well known for his expertise in industrial disease litigation, as well as handling multi-million-pound catastrophic injury claims. The leader of the clinical negligence practice, Chris Bright QC, handles cerebral palsy, brain and spinal injuries, and birth injury cases.

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