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Dominic Nolan QC

Tel:
Work 020 7643 5000
Email:
Hailsham Chambers (Hailsham Chambers)

Position

Dominic’s practice principally comprises complex clinical negligence and high-value, catastrophic personal injury claims. He has considerable experience and particular expertise in cases involving serious brain or spinal injury. He prides himself on being approachable and sensitive when dealing with all parties, especially in cases that arise under tragic circumstances. Dominic also has substantial experience of cases where complex issues regarding the extent of the employer’s duty have arisen. He has twice argued such cases in the Supreme Court in Baker v Quantum (deafness) in 2010 and in McDonald v National Grid (asbestos) in 2014. In addition, Dominic has experience of commercial, regulatory and costs litigation. On many occasions, he has acted for insurers where fraudulent or exaggerated claims have been challenged. Dominic is an accredited mediator and has acted as leading counsel in mediations in more complex cases.

Career

Called 1985, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2006. Appointed by University of Nottingham School of Law honorary lecturer in 2003 and honorary professor in 2009; recorder on the Midland Circuit since 2005; head of Ropewalk Chambers Nottingham 2009 – 2012; bencher of Lincoln’s Inn 2013; president of Nottinghamshire Medico-Legal Society 2014.

Education

University of Nottingham (1984 LLB).

Leisure

Dominic’s interests away from the Bar include family, friends, music, cycling and National Hunt racing.


London Bar

Clinical negligence

Within: Clinical negligence – Leading silks

Dominic Nolan QC - Hailsham Chambers ‘He masters issues of great complexity, providing measured and objective advice and advocacy.’

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury – Leading silks

Dominic Nolan QC - Hailsham Chambers ‘He is a go-to leader for complex cases as he cuts to the chase to get the best deal for the client.’

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