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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

John Foy

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

Work Department

Personal injury, clinical negligence, costs, general crime.

Position

John Foy QC specialises in serious personal injury and clinical negligence cases, occupational disease litigation and costs. Most of his cases nowadays are brain damage, paraplegics, amputations etc. He has appeared in many reported cases on these topics and has conducted occupational disease litigation since the 1970s. He acted for the coal miners in their ground breaking group litigation for respiratory disease which led directly to the setting up of the miners compensation scheme. He has a particular interest in mental health cases, as a former Judge of the Mental Health Tribunal and has expertise in costs, particularly in a personal injury/clinical negligence context, having been involved in many of the leading cases in this area, including being instructed by APIL on behalf of its members. He is a former chair of the Bar Council CFA Panel. He was involved in the drafting of the original APIL/PIBA CFA and many subsequent CFAs and CCFAs. He taught advocacy at Grays Inn, where he is a Bencher and sat as a Recorder.

Publications:

Articles in JPIL, APIL Newsletter and NLT on occupational disease and personal injury costs.

Career

Called and joined 9 Gough Square in 1969; QC (1998); recorder (2000); Judge of Mental Health Review Tribunal (2003); Bencher Gray's Inn (2004).

Member

PIBA, PNBA.

Education

LLB (Hons) Birmingham.

Leisure

LLB (Hons) Birmingham University, 1967. Interests include most sports, especially football.


London Bar

Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Industrial disease – Leading silks

John Foy QC - 9 Gough SquareHe is an excellent counsel and has deep legal knowledge.

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

John Foy QC - 9 Gough SquareHe is super bright, completely unflappable and incredibly experienced.

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