Ms Jayshree Nathwani > Barcan+Kirby LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Barcan+Kirby LLP

Work Department

Medical Negligence


Senior Associate


Jay qualified in 1999; Parlett Kent 1999-2013; Partner from 2005; Barcan Woodward 2013-2015; Barcan+Kirby 2015 to date.

Jay joined the Medical Negligence team at Barcan+Kirby in May 2013 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2015. She has a wealth of experience across a range of injury types, with particular expertise in complex brain injury claims and cases involving, spinal injury ophthalmology and amputation.. Her experience in dealing with complex cases gives her a unique insight into clients’ needs. Jay has played a pivotal role in developing the court of protection department at Barcan+Kirby and has also acted as a professional deputy for clients who lack capacity as a result of injuries following accidents or medical negligence.


English, spoken Gujarati


Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel member, AvMA Clinical Negligence panel member, Spinal Injury Association, Headway & Brain Injury Group.


Plymouth University (LLB Hons); Nottingham Law School (LPC)

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence; claimant

(Next Generation Partners: Clinical Negligence)

Jayshree NathwaniBarcan+Kirby LLP

Barcan+Kirby LLP‘s clinical negligence and personal injury lawyers have a strong offering for claimants, providing ‘good value without cutting corners‘. The outstanding clinical negligence practice covers the full spectrum of issues, with departmental head Richard Harries specialising in cases relating to delayed cancer diagnoses and maximum severity birth injuries. Claire Hurrell is another core team member with expertise in cases arising from negligent obstetric care. Vastly experienced senior associate Jayshree Nathwani is noted for brain injury claims and cases involving opthalmology, spinal injuries and amputation. Senior associate Helen Franklin also has an active caseload. The lead contact for personal injury cases is Samantha Castle, whose practice covers workplace accidents, occupier’s liability cases and road accidents. Castle works closely with Myfanwy Buckeridge, who handles road traffic and construction site accident claims, as well as heavy industry-related employer’s liability cases.