Simon Taylor QC
Year of Silk/Call: 2003/1984
Simon Taylor QC – who took silk in 2003 – is a medical doctor as well as a barrister. He specialises in medico-legal, personal injury and related work. He is regarded as ‘a fantastic negotiator, a real team player and excellent in complex medical cases’, Legal 500, 2012.
He obtained what is believed to be the biggest ever award in a PI case, of £10.5 million as a lump sum.
In the last five years he has obtained £244 million in compensation for injured clients.