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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Information sourced from the Outer Temple Chambers website.