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Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR


PI/Clinical Negligence.

Over 30 years experience in PI and clinical negligence litigation. Instructed by major national litigation solicitors. Caseload centres on clinical negligence, employers liability UK and overseas accidents, including claims for injuries of maximum severity/brain damage, industrial disease and fatal accidents.
Extensive trial and tactical experience and a skilled negotiator (mediation/joint settlement meetings). Has an established reputation for reliability, sound judgment and an approachable, user-friendly rapport with fee-earners and clients.

Recent caseload:

Personal Injury
Factory worker: fatal waterjet injuries
Factory worker: fatal injuries, calcium hydroxide/slaked lime
FAA Dependency: high net worth businessman
Factory accident: life changing chest injury pneumothorax: provisional damages, major loss of employability
Fall from height: below knee amputation
Fall from height (roofer): life changing upper limb injuries

Clinical Negligence
Obstetrics, gynaecology /general surgery: negligent management of ectopic pregnancy
Anaesthetics: Extravasation injury; negligent management
Anaesthetics: failure to anaesthetise during ophthalmic surgery
GP negligence: failure to refer/follow-up parotid tumour
GP negligence: failure to refer/diagnose high-energy impact knee injury
GP negligence: Bisphosphonates: failure to advise risk of femoral fractures
GP negligence failure to refer/diagnose/follow-up re deep vein thrombosis
Orthopaedics: negligent failure to undertake fracture fixation
Orthopaedics: negligent primary reconstruction knee surgery
Orthopaedics: spinal decompression surgery at wrong level
Orthopaedics: shoulder surgery negligent technique/procedure
Radiology: negligent failure to correctly interpret CT brain scan (meningioma)
Hospital nursing care: failure to undertake falls risk assessment
Care home nursing care: failure to undertake falls risk assessment; failure to manage risk of bedsores
Breast cancer: negligent delayed diagnosis: (Multidisciplinary Triple Diagnostic Method) 2010 guidelines
Vascular surgery: diabetic cellulitis. Negligent management: toe amputation
General surgery: failure to diagnose inguinal hernia
Colorectal/general surgery: loop ileostomy: negligent failure to observe bowel perforation
Colorectal/general surgery. Colonoscopy: negligent failure to diagnose adenocarcinoma


Called to the Bar 1982.




BA (Hons).