Nathan Tavares specialises in catastrophic personal injury and clinical negligence. His practice also covers professional negligence and broader aspects of medical law.
He is regarded by solicitors or opponents interviewed by the legal directories for having “sound judgment”, “an industrious approach”, “a measured and independent perspective”, and “a good approachable manner”. He is noted to be “a versatile and quick-thinking communicator”.
Over recent years, Tavares has acted in a number of the higher-value actions in his field, for example, CRE v CRF and the MIB where he represented the claimant whose damages capitalised in excess of £9m, and he is currently representing a claimant in an action valued at in excess of £18m. Tavares has considerable experience in cases involving complex brain injury.
Other areas of personal injury litigation in which he has special expertise include aviation accidents, claims involving the Ministry of Defence and asbestos-related industrial disease litigation. Tavares is also an experienced horse rider and has acted predominantly for riding institutions in many horse-related claims. In the leading case of Mirvahedy v Henley he acted alone for the defendant at the quantum trial.
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Information sourced from the Outer Temple Chambers website.