Jonathan Jones KC > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

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


Specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence; has extensive experience in the following areas: cerebral palsy claims; obstetrics and paediatrics; claims involving profound neurological damage, including quadriplegia and paraplegia; cosmetic surgery errors, including breast implants and reconstruction surgery; claims arising from negligently performed operations, including vasectomies and sterilisation procedures, endoscopies, neurological surgery, hip and knee replacements etc; optical negligence, including failing to diagnose glaucoma; dental negligence; oncology, including errors in diagnosis and treatment; errors occurring during attendance at accident and emergency departments, including failing to diagnose fractures, failing to diagnose and/or treat myocardial infarction; errors by general practitioners, including failing to treat diabetes, failing to refer following symptoms of arterial blockage etc; nursing practice, including rehabilitation procedures; human rights, including the disclosure of confidential information and inhuman and degrading treatment. Also practises in: general personal injury, including claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934; catastrophic injuries; limitation; industrial disease and accidents at work, including claims for RSI, asthma, asbestosis, and noise-induced deafness; claims arising from the use of the highways; education, including claims arising from the failure to diagnose and/or treat dyslexia and other learning difficulties. Reported cases include: Lawrence v Chief Constable of Staffordshire [2000] TLR 25/07/00; [2000] PIQR Q349; Mugweni v NHS London (formerly South West London SHA) (CA) [2012] EWCA Civ 20 , [2012] All ER (D) 145 (Jan).


Called to the Bar 1994; regularly lectures on civil procedure.


Personal Injuries Bar Association; AVMA.


St Andrews University (MA Hons 2(1) Economics); City University (Diploma in Law, commendation).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Jones KC – No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Jonathan is an exceptional personal injury silk. He has standout capabilities and qualities, that put him up with the top silks practicing in this field of law. He is a fantastic tactician in catastrophic loss claims and an expert at marshalling and organising expert liability and quantum evidence.’  

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Jones KCNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Jonathan has an incredible eye for detail, and no stone is left unturned in a case. He is brilliant on his feet and will systematically and methodically obliterate a counterargument. He is fantastic with clients and genuinely values and takes on board the views of his instructing solicitor.’ 

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Jonathan Jones KC – No5 Barristers’ ChambersJonathan is a silk at the top of his game; an excellent communicator with clients and judiciary alike, and a very strong advocate. He is very experienced and methodical, so is totally dependable when it comes to details in large-value claims, and as a consequence his advice is always logical, sensible and understandable.’

No5 Barristers’ ChambersJonathan Jones KC is ‘reliable‘ and ‘his attention to detail is reassuring and formidable‘; he has an excellent track record in representing defendants and claimants in complex cases involving negligent obstetric and neonatal care claims. David Tyack KC‘s practice includes claims involving negligent obstetric care, delayed cancer diagnoses and spinal injuries.