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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7822 1200
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Fax 020 7822 1300
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134 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Michael De Navarro QC

Tel:
Work 020 8722 1224
Email:
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Position

Instructed regularly in cases of clinical and professional negligence, personal injury, insurance, product liability, health and safety at work, liability of local authorities and general commercial litigation. Many instructions, over a wide range of practice areas, have involved the ability to master and present detailed factual and legal questions and technical and scientific issues with the assistance of appropriate experts over a wide field (including medical, electrical, mechanical and geotechnical engineering experts, fire and gas experts, chemical and electrochemical experts, accountancy, solicitor and valuer experts) and the need to develop and argue difficult points of law. Reported cases include: Wentworth v Wiltshire County Council [1993] QB 654; South Australia Asset Management Corporation v York Montague Ltd [1997] AC 191; Capital & Counties plc v Hampshire County Council & ors [1997] 3 WLR 331; Jolley v Sutton London Borough Council [2000] 1 WLR 1082; Day v Cook (2001) EWCA Civ 592; Royal Victoria Infirmary & Associated Hospitals NHS Trust v B (a child) [2002] Lloyd’s Rep Med 282; JD v East Berkshire Community Health and ors [2003] Lloyd’s Rep Med 9; Wyatt v Curtis and anor [2003] Lawtel AC9900569; Page v Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust [2004] Lloyd’s Rep Med 337; Collier v Williams and ors [2006] 1 WLR 1945; YM v Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust and ors [2006] Lloyd’s Rep Med 309; Miller v Hales and anor [2006] EWHC 1529 (QB); Cowley v Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority [2007] EWHC 48 (QB); Antoniades v East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust [2007] EWHC 517 (QB); Knight v East of England SHA [2008]; Smith v Skanska Construction Services Ltd [2008] EWHC 1776 (QB); Whiston v London SHA [2010] EWCA Civ 195; Notts CC v Bottomley and anor [2010] EWCA Civ 756; R v RNOH [2012] EWHC 492 (QB).

Career

Called 1968; Inner Temple; QC 1990; recorder since 1990; Bencher Inner Temple 2000.

Member

Chairman PIBA 1997-99; LCLCBA; COMBAR.

Education

Downside School; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA Classics/Economics).

Leisure

Music, cricket, gardening, cooking.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Michael de Navarro QC - 2TG – 2 Temple GardensA senior statesman, who is ferocious in cross-examination.

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