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St John's Buildings

Chambers of Richard Norton

24A-28 ST JOHN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 4DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Fax:
Fax 0161 835 3929
DX:
728861 MANCHESTER 4
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield
St John's Buildings (Chambers of Richard Norton), Michael Redfern QC, Manchester, ENGLAND

Michael Redfern QC

Tel:
Work 0161 214 1500
Email:
Web:
stjohnsbuildings.com/people/michael-redfern-qc
St John's Buildings (Chambers of Richard Norton)

Work Department

Personal Injury
Clinical Negligence
Catastophic Injury
ADR and Mediation

Position

Michael specialises in clinical negligence (cerebral palsy in particular), personal injury (catastrophic and brain injury in particular), employers’ liability and road traffic cases.

He has had considerable success in subtle brain injury cases where, at first glance, the claimant appears normal but on detailed neuropsychological assessment is in fact seriously damaged.

Michael undertakes a regular amount of pro-bono work.

Michael was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Manchester Law Society in 2015.

Career

Year of Silk: 1993

Member

  • Chairman – Royal Liverpool Children’s Inquiry (Alder Hey) 2000
  • Chairman – Redfern Inquiry into human tissue analysis in UK nuclear facilities 2007 – 2010
  • Leader of the Northern Circuit – 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2007
  • Recorder
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit Medico-Legal Association

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