"He has a direct approach; he's sympathetic and kind, but is clinical and cuts to the chase."

Chambers & Partners 2017 (Clin Neg)

Sources often highlight his background as an NHS surgeon as a major advantage when dealing with medically complex clinical negligence cases.





PRACTICE AREAS

Clinical Negligence
Personal Injury
Professional Discipline
Inquests



APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Coroner

 

ASSOCIATIONS

Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Northern Circuit Medical Law Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England



Clinical Negligence

Jason is regularly instructed by Claimants in high value complex clinical negligence cases, involving all areas of medical malpractice. Most of these cases settle and are not reported.

 

Current cases include birth injuries, delayed diagnoses resulting in a variety of injuries (including locked in syndrome, cauda equina syndrome, amputations, stomas, infertility, death) and surgical errors.

 

Reported cases

Welch v Waterworth [2015] EWCA Civ11

Personal Injury

Instructed for Claimants and Defendants in high value cases, including road traffic accidents and accidents at work.

Professional Discipline

Jason has represented practitioners in a variety of professional disciplinary cases at the General Medical Council, Nursing and Midwifery Council and the General Chiropractic Council.

Inquests

Jason sits as an Assistant Coroner in the Greater Manchester South District.

Jason regularly appears in Coroner’s courts across England and Wales, in cases involving medical accidents, deaths in custody, road traffic accidents and accidents at work. He represented the parents of a number of babies who died at Furness General Hospital.

Directory Comments

Highly rated by both clients and peers, not least for his understanding of complex medical matters. His background as a surgeon and specialism in urology is considered a practical advantage.


Strengths: “He's particularly good on his feet, and is very good technically on the medical aspects of the claim.”

Chambers & Partners 2016 (Clin Neg)

 

 

“Well versed in the medical field due to his prior career as a urologist. He is beginning to utilise his medical expertise in inquests-related work.

 

Strengths: “His medical background gives him fantastic insight.””
Chambers and Partners 2015