Terrence Donovan > Kingsley Napley LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Kingsley Napley LLP
KNIGHTS QUARTER
14 ST JOHN'S LANE
LONDON
EC1M 4AJ
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Clinical negligence and personal injury.

Position

Head of the medical negligence and personal injury department. Terry acts in very high value and complex cases, and frequently represents professional clients claiming substantial loss of income due to injuries. He also specialises in claims concerning accidents abroad, and serious sexual abuse cases.

Career

Articled Boyd & Hutchinson 1986; qualified 1988; assistant solicitor Richards Butler (commercial litigation); assistant solicitor Compton Carr (began specialisation in clinical negligence); partner Bolt Burdon (clinical negligence); partner Bindman & Partners 1996; partner Kingsley Napley 2003. Publications of note: contribution to Inns of Court Bar Finals training material ‘Dealing with the Professional Client’; contribution chapter to ‘Advising Clients with HIV and Aids’ (Butterworths). Frequently lectures on medico-legal issues. Co-ordinator for the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Clinical Negligence Special Interest Group.

Memberships

AvMA clinical negligence referral panel member; APIL accredited senior litigator

Education

Reading University (1980 BA Hons).

Leisure

Member of Kingsley Napley choir, tennis, reading, gardening, being with family.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals)

Terrence DonovanKingsley Napley LLP

Kingsley Napley LLP is a ‘strong name in the field‘ of claimant clinical negligence, and consists of ‘superb partners‘ with ‘considerable collective experience‘. The firm handles the full range of medical malpractice matters, with particular expertise in spinal and brain injuries, meningitis cases, and matters concerning cerebral palsy. A particular specialism of practice head Terrence Donovan is acting in cases concerning suicide linked to poor psychiatric care. Other key members of the team include and senior associate Punam Sood, who is regularly involved with both wrongful birth claims and fatal cases.