• Since none (or few) of us are getting out as much as we did this is the right time to remind people of the Kings  Chambers podcast.  The links to all the webcasts are available here and they provide a wealth of information in relation to many of the key issues relating to personal injury and clinical negligence litigation, all available to listen to in your own time.

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    1. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 14: In Conversation with Hugh Rayner

    Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Dr Hugh Rayner, Retired Consultant Nephrologist and campaigner for “Please Write to Me”.Dr Rayner gained a first-class degree in physiology at Cambridge University before qualifying with honours at the London Hospital…

  1. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 13 – Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Helen Vernon

    In this episode Nigel Poole QC speaks with Helen Vernon, Chief Executive of NHS Resolution, the body that handles claims brought against NHS Trusts and, now, General Practitioners.Helen discusses the work of NHSR, the number of claims it deals with and…

  2. Episode 12 – Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Gerard McDermott QC: the Role of the Barrister

    Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Gerard McDermott QCGerard was called to the Bar in 1978 and appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 1999.  He was appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2008 and has a long time involvement at the heart of the American Bar…

  3. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 11 – Conversation with Professor Derek Tuffnell

    What is involved in being an expert witness in clinical negligence litigation? What are some of the key issues in cases of cerebral palsy? What is the impact of Montgomery on obstetric practice?


    5. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 10 – Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board (Part II)

    Episode 10 of the Debrief podcast series sees Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Nadine Montgomery.Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board is one of the most important clinical negligence judgments of the past 50 years. It confirmed that patient autonomy.


  4. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 9 – ‘Failure to Remove’ Cases

    In this episode, Sam Karim QC, Jasmine Skander and Richard Borrett consider the recent Supreme Court decision of Poole Borough Council (Respondent) v GN (through his litigation friend “The Official Solicitor”) and another (Appellants) [2019]

  5. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 8 – Wrongful Birth

    In this latest episode of the Kings Chambers Debrief podcast series, Nigel Poole QC and Helen Mulholland consider wrongful birth claims, with an analysis of the case law.

  6. Kings Chambers Debrief Episode 7 – Mesothelioma and Immunotherapy

    This episode discusses the various mechanisms by which defendants (and insurers) can be induced to fund treatment for mesothelioma.

    8. Debrief – Episode 6: DOLS and False Imprisonment

    Debrief examines the case of Esegbona v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, DOLS and False Imprisonment

    9. Debrief – Episode 5: Mediation

    On this episode, Debrief examines the role of mediation in Clinical Negligence claims

    10. Debrief – Episode 4: Negligence Claims Arising Out of Psychiatric Care

    On this episode, the team discusses claims for allegedly negligent psychiactric care claims.

    11. Debrief – Episode 3: The Role of the Coroner

    On this episode of Debrief, we discuss the role of the Coroner, with a focus on Inquests in a healthcare setting


    12. Debrief – Episode 2: Consent After Montgomery

    On this episode of Debrief, we discuss judicial decisions on consent to treatment after Montgomery v Lanarkshire

    13. Debrief – Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

    Debrief – Darnley v Croydon Health Services NH…

    The Debrief podcast series sheds light on current cases in the legal world with experts from Kings Chambers.


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