Dr Neil Shastri-Hurst > Chambers of Mark Anderson QC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC
No5 Barristers Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence


Neil is dual qualified in Medicine and Law, specialising in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.

Neil started his medical career in the Royal Army Medical Corps and has practised both within the British Army and in the civilian world.  He has over a decade of experience as a doctor, predominantly in the field of Major Trauma.

He appears in court on a wide range of matters, including trials and interlocutory hearings. Neil balances his court work with a busy paperwork practice. He regularly drafts pleadings and advices in relation to fast-track and multi-track matters.

In the field of Clinical Negligence, Neil is happy to accept instructions across a wide range of medical specialisms. He is equally comfortable taking instructions from both claimants and defendants.

In the field of Personal Injury, Neil maintains a broad practice across all core areas. Given his professional background, he has developed a particular interest in cases involving major traumatic injuries. He has brought his medical experience to bear when being led on cases involving catastrophic injuries.


The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple

Personal Injury Bar Association

Midland Circuit

General Medical Council

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Medical Association

Medical Protection Society

Birmingham Medico-Legal Society


Bar Professional Training Course, University of Law Birmingham (2018)

Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law Birmingham (2017)

Diploma in Legal Medicine, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Postgraduate Diploma in Trauma Sciences (Military & Austere), Queen Mary University of London (2014)

Diploma in the Medical Care of Catastrophes, Worshipful Society of Apothecaries (2012)

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons  (2012)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nottingham (2007)

Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Hons), University of Nottingham (2005)