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Martin Porter QC

Tel:
Work 020 7822 1200
Email:
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Position

A leading personal injury specialist with particular experience of clinical negligence, industrial disease, brain damage, psychiatric injury and cycling claims. Broadcasts and writes frequently including for BBC’s ‘Law in Action’, ‘The Times Law Section’, ‘New Law Journal’, ‘All England Opinion’. Also has considerable experience of professional negligence (especially of solicitors and surveyors), nuisance cases (especially subsidence claims) insurance work and public law/human rights. Reported cases include: Bowden v Homerton Hospital (2012) Court of Appeal. (Liver disease induced by drug therapy); Spradbury v Humber Mental Health Trust (2011) High Court. (Observations of voluntary hospital patient.); Green v Sunset & Vine (2010). Court of Appeal. (Motorsport); Ferguson v British Gas [2009] Court of Appeal; Goodham v Bennetts [2008] Court of Appeal (repetitive strain injury); Conn v Sunderland City Council [2007] Court of Appeal (what constitutes harassment); Daw v Intel [2007] Court of Appeal (stress at work claim); Smith v Southampton Universities NHS Trust [2007] Court of Appeal (standard of duty of a surgeon); Corbett v South Yorkshire HA [2007] High Court (indexation of periodical payments and impact of Working Time Regulations on care regimes); Purver v Winchester & Eastleigh NHS Trust [2006] High Court (time from decision to delivery by Caesarian); Keown v Coventry Healthcare NHS Trust [2006] (duty of care owed by hospital to child trespasser); Aer Lingus v Gildacroft [2006] (limitation period in Contribution Act claims); Thompson v Butler [2005] Court of Appeal (brain damage following a whiplash injury); Waterfall v Coventry Helicopters [2004] fatal helicopter crash (insurance repudiation); Sheldon-Green v Coventry NHS Trust [2004] High Court (cord prolapse case for NHSLA); Elmes v Hygrade Food Products Ltd [2001] EWCA CIV 121 Court of Appeal (Service of Claim Form).

Career

Called 1986, Inner Temple; QC 2006.

Member

PIBA; LCCLBA.

Education

Ampleforth College; St John’s College, Cambridge (1984 BA; 1985 LLM).

Leisure

Cycling, skiing, gliding.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜Recommended for his work in the clinical negligence field.’

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Martin Porter QC - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens β€˜His client care is excellent and his advice is always sound.’

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