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Matthew Jackson

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Work 020 7643 5000
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Hailsham Chambers (Hailsham Chambers)

Position

Matthew specialises in clinical negligence, professional negligence, personal injury and general insurance work. In all his fields of practice, he acts mainly for defendants on instructions from insurers and medical defence organisations. Recent important cases: Leigh v London Ambulance Service [2014] EWHC 286 (QB) (Globe J) – psychiatric injury – whether caused by delay in arrival of ambulance; Ganz v Childs & ors [2011] EWHC 13 (QB) (Foskett J) clinical negligence – whether delay in referral to paediatricians had caused or materially contributed to the Claimant’s catastrophic brain damage; Cabvision v Feetum & ors [2009] EWHC 3400 (Ch) (Norris J) solicitors’ negligence – scope of retainer – effect of waiver letter; Braithwaite v Homerton University Hospitals Foundation Trust [2008] LS Law Medical 261 (Stanley Burnton J) clinical negligence, application for interim payment, effect of possible order for periodic payments, meaning and effect of CPR Part 25.7(4); Sweetman v Nathan [2004] PNLR 89 (CA) solicitors’ negligence striking out – issue estoppel – abuse of process – ex turpi causa.

Career

Called 1986; Middle Temple (Harmsworth Scholar).

Member

Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

Winchester College; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1985 BA, 1989 MA).

Leisure

Reading, travel, zoo keeping.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Matthew Jackson - Hailsham ChambersHe has an ability to see and drive through novel solutions.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Matthew Jackson - Hailsham ChambersVery strong.

Within: Professional negligence

Hailsham Chambers is noted for its ‘very clear and commercial attitude to litigation’ and houses an array of ‘strong barristers’ for professional negligence disputes. William Flenley QC acted for the defendants in Group Seven v Nasir & Notable which involved an €100m fraud and a claim for €12m. He also led Jamie Carpenter in defending the solicitors in a Court of Appeal case, which involved a managed group of 100 claims, brought by claimants who had bought holiday homes in southern Italy. Michael Pooles QC acted for the defendant solicitors in Thomas v Hugh James , leading Matthew Jackson.

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