Outer Temple Chambers

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Counsell, James

James Counsell is widely recognised as a leading senior junior in the fields of clinical negligence and personal injury, acting both for claimants and for defendants, combining that with a busy medical and financial services regulatory practice where he regularly represents doctors and dentists in the GMC and GDC and clients in financial services tribunals, including Lloyd’s of London.

James Counsell

In the past year, Counsell has been involved in cases involving allegations of negligence in the fields of orthopaedics (foot and back surgery), obstetrics (delivery delay, leading to brain damage), general practice (failure to act on histological report indicating carcinoma), paediatrics (failure to detect hip dysplasia shortly after birth) and costs-capping arguments in clinical negligence cases. He also regularly represents doctors at inquests.

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Overview

The Outer Temple
222 Strand
London
WC2R 1BA
UK
http://www.outertemple.com

Silks: 16
Juniors: 59
Head of chambers: Michael Bowes QC, David Westcott QC and Andrew Spink QC
Commercial Director: Christine Kings
Business development directors: Graham Woods, David Smith and Dave Scothern