Mike Hill > Chambers of James Murphy > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Murphy
Parklane Plowden
LOMBARD HOUSE, 4-8 LOMBARD STREET
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE1 3AE
England

Work Department

Mike Hill is a barrister at Parklane Plowden Chambers who specialises in Clinical Negligence.

Position

Mike is a well-established and highly-regarded clinical negligence barrister with “invaluable experience in dental negligence claims.” [Chambers & Partners, 2019]. As a former dentist with over 15 years’ experience he has a particular focus on dental negligence claims and a unique understanding of clinical negligence issues. He represents both claimants and defendants, and his capabilities in the medical field extend to other areas such as orthopaedic, gynaecological, spinal surgery, knee and hip replacements and anaesthetic negligence.

His extensive client base includes leading regional and national law firms as well as insurers.

His expertise and quality of practice is reflected by numerous legal directory accolades. “He has a good rapport with clients and is excellent with expert witnesses. He is thorough, has a good understanding of the law and, with his dental background, has strong medical knowledge also.” [Chambers & Partners, 2017].

Career

Called: 2004

Memberships

Professional Negligence Bar Association

North of England Medico-legal Society

Gray’s Inn

North Eastern Circuit

Education

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Newcastle 1989

Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation 1997

CPE Semple Piggot Rochez 2002

BVC Northumbria 2004

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Clinical negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Mike HillParklane PlowdenDemonstrates extensive knowledge of Clinical Law generally and dental claims specifically. Is particularly impressive with complex and or high value dental claims, respected by both patients and experts alike. Continues to serve with impressive speed on issues of opinion and drafting.