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Chambers of Jacob Levy QC

LONDON, EC4A 3DG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 0500
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 1344
DX:
439 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.9goughsquare.co.uk

Stuart Mckechnie

Tel:
Work 020 7832 0500
Email:
9 Gough Square (Chambers of Jacob Levy QC)

Work Department

Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence 

Position

Stuart specialises in the highest value catastrophic injury claims involving complex issues and multiple experts. He works for many of the leading personal injury and clinical negligence solicitor firms in the country and almost all of his practice is at the High Court. In 2016 Stuart advised and represented claimants in cases with a combined value in excess of £100 million. In addition to the high value cases he undertakes on his own (regularly worth into the multiple millions), Stuart is currently instructed as junior counsel on a large number of very high value catastrophic claims. In JDF (a Child) v. Hampshire County Council he recently settled what is thought to be the highest award ever made / approved by a Court, the equivalent of £28 million capitalised. In 2012 Stuart was appointed as 1 of only 3 Barrister members of the working party responsible for the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases.

Career

University of Nottingham 1993-96. Called to the Bar 1997. Inner Temple Scholar.

Member

Member of 5-person working party responsible for the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases. Appointed to the Technical Board responsible for reviewing the Law Society\'s Personal Injury Panel for solicitors nation wide.

Education

University of Nottingham, Degree: LLB Law, Inner Temple Scholar

Leisure

Away from work, Stuart likes to spend time with his young family and watch sport. He continues to live in hope that his beloved Norwich City Football Club will “do a Leicester”.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – 2018 silks

Stuart McKechnie QC - 9 Gough SquareHe has a very sharp mind and possesses excellent judgement on liability and causation.

Within: Clinical negligence

Members of 9 Gough Square are ‘always reliable when it comes to providing good, sound advice in the area of clinical negligence’. The growing practice includes Andrew Ritchie QC, newly appointed silk Stuart McKechnie QC and leading junior Laura Begley. Typical cases include high-value birth injuries and severe disability, dental treatment, and failed cosmetic surgery.

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – 2018 silks

Stuart McKechnie QC - 9 Gough SquareHe is a complete superstar, a true expert in catastrophic injury cases and the best quantum advocate in the country.

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