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Robert Glancy KC focuses exclusively on personal injury, clinical negligence and professional negligence. He has been in practice for over 40 years and gained tremendous experience in acting for claimants who suffered catastrophic brain and spinal injury. He has a particular expertise in acting for cerebral palsied children. Recognised for his formidable advocacy skills, he regularly settles claims worth millions of pounds of compensation for injured people. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator and is experienced in ADR.

For more information on Robert’s practice and latest case highlights, please visit his full Devereux profile.


Called Middle Temple 1972; Recorder; took silk 1997. Judge of First-Tier Tribunals (mental health).


Personal Injury Bar Association.


Manchester Grammar School; Cambridge University (MA).


Sport, theatre.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Robert Glancy KCDevereux ‘Robert has excellent client care and advocacy skills. Clear and concise legal advice, whilst being highly empathetic and sensitive with client.’      

London Bar > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Robert Glancy KCDevereux ‘A leader in the field of clinical negligence. He has a wealth of knowledge and is a fantastic negotiator.

Devereux is ‘a great set with a broad depth of experience in the field of medical negligence’. ‘Leader in the field’ Robert Glancy KC has continued to work on catastrophic brain and spinal cases as well as birth injury cases. Robert Weir KC acted for the claimants on the particularly noteworthy Court of Appeal case Paul and Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, in which the deceased’s young daughters witnessed his heart attack, which occurred 14-months after he was treated for acute coronary symptoms – it is alleged at his initial consultation he should have been given a coronary angiogram which would have revealed his coronary artery disease and ultimately prevented his death; the claimants have been granted approval for hearing at the Supreme Court on this matter. Junior Colin Mendoza, described as having a ‘vast wealth of experience’ in the field, is developing a specialism in complex surgical negligence and brain injury cases.