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Chambers of Susan Hunter

101 VICTORIA STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 6PU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Fax:
Fax 0117 929 4821
DX:
743350 BRISTOL 36
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk

Vanessa Mckinlay

Tel:
Work 0117 923 4700
Email:
Web:
www.stjohnschambers.co.uk
St John's Chambers (Chambers of Susan Hunter)

Work Department

Clinical Negligence, Inquests & Public Inquiries, Personal Injury

, Mediator

Position

Vanessa has an extensive practice in claimant and defendant work.  She deals with all aspects of clinical negligence arising in NHS hospitals (including mental health units), GP surgeries and other primary care centres, private clinics, dental surgeries and ambulance services.  She regularly provides representation at inquests. Recent cases include:

  • Bowel perforation following gynaecological surgery.
  • Lithium therapy leading to end stage renal failure.
  • Misdiagnosis of malignant melanoma.
  • Peripheral neuropathy following drug misprescription.
  • Testicular atrophy following hernia surgery.

Career

Practised for seven years as a chartered physiotherapist in the NHS and in private practice; called 2000; publications: ‘Consent to IVF Treatment’ in Family Law, Sept 2004, vol 34.

Member

Medico-Legal Society; Personal Injury Bar Association; AvMa.

Education

University of the West of England (LLB; Bar Vocational Course); Harmsworth Scholar, Middle Temple; Cardiff University (LLM Medical Law, distinction).


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Vanessa McKinlay - St John's ChambersShe fights her client’s corner.

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