Outer Temple Chambers

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Hand, Jonathan

Jonathan Hand specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury work. He has broad experience across both these fields and acts for a mix of claimant and defendant clients. 

Jonathan Hand

He has a particular specialism in equine and other animal-related litigation, and is well known for his expertise in this area.

Hand has experience of a wide range of clinical negligence cases. He is frequently instructed in claims arising from birth injury, including cerebral palsy and from other neurological injury. He is currently acting in the multi-party claims arising out of the misdiagnosis and mistreatment of epilepsy at Leicester Royal Infirmary during the 1990s, and has been closely involved in the successful ADR process devised to manage the several hundred claims being brought.

Much of his personal injury work involves catastrophic spinal and head injuries, as well as fatal accident claims. Hand has a particular interest in equine and other animal-related litigation including claims under the Animals Act 1971 where his considerable experience in this area can bring a real benefit.

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The Outer Temple
222 Strand

Silks: 17
Juniors: 59
Head of chambers: Michael Bowes QC, David Westcott QC and Andrew Spink QC
Directors: Christine Kings and Steve Graham
Business development directors: Graham Woods, David Smith and Dave Scothern