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Schona Jolly and Simon Dyer to become QCs

Schona Jolly and Simon Dyer to become QCs
Today, Cloisters is delighted to announce that Schona Jolly and Simon Dyer will be appointed as QCs. Schona Jolly is a legal expert in employment, discrimination, human rights and civil liberties whilst Simon Dyer specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence.

Interim payments in the clinical negligence context

Interim payments in the clinical negligence context
By  Jennifer Danvers In Sellar-Elliott v Howling [2016] EWHC 443 (QB) permission to appeal against an interim payment order of £100,000 was refused in a clinical negligence case where causation was in dispute.  This is an important case for clinical negligence practitioners dealing with such applications prior to exchange of medical evide...
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Simon Dyer represents successful claimant in High Court clinical negligence trial

Simon Dyer represents successful claimant in High Court clinical negligence trial
In  Hearne v Royal Marsden Hospital , the High Court had to balance the evidence of multiple experts to determine whether and when a patient should have been given blood-thinning treatment. Simon Dyer represented the Claimant, a cancer patient in 2010 who presented at hospital with stomach pains and a number of risk factors for venous thromboe...
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Memory and clinical negligence trials: Tressider v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Memory and clinical negligence trials: Tressider v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Tamar Burton’s article “Memory and Clinical Negligence Trials: Tressider v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust ” published in this month's edition of  PI Brief Update Law Journal considers Cloisters' barrister  Simon Dyer’s recent case and the role of lay witness recollection in clinical negligence claims. In  Tressider v Royal Cornwa...
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£7.2 million settlement achieved for boy with cerebral palsy caused by delayed birth

£7.2 million settlement  achieved  for boy with cerebral palsy caused by delayed birth
Cloisters’ barristers Simon Dye r and Lisa Sullivan successfully represented a child with cerebral palsy in ABC v Kettering General Hospital NHS Trust . The boy, now 12, suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of delayed birth at the hospital. The case, heard at an approval hearing before Mrs Justice Nicola Davies, settled for a capitalised equival...
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Current issues in cerebral palsy and brain injury claims

Current issues in cerebral palsy and brain injury claims
Simon Dyer  chaired the 2015 AvMA Cerebral Palsy & Brain Injury Cases Conference.  In his session on Current Issues in Cerebral Palsy & Brain Injury Cases, Simon discussed Tippet v Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital NHS Foundation Trust ,  Baynhan v Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust , trends emerging from recent cases...
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Spinal orthopaedic specialist found negligent in failure to diagnose child with scoliosis

Spinal orthopaedic specialist found negligent in failure to diagnose child with scoliosis
Spinal orthopaedic specialist found negligent in failure to diagnose child with scoliosis Simon Dyer Cloisters  clinical negligence and personal injury barrister acted for the successful claimant in  Tresidder v Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust ( Queens Bench Division)11 March 2015 where an eminent spinal orthopaedic surgeon was fo...
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Simon Dyer to chair Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases Update conference

Simon Dyer to chair Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases Update conference

Cloisters barrister Simon Dyer has accepted an invitation to Chair AvMA conference

Cerebral Palsy & Brain Injury Cases – ensuring you do the best for your client on

11 February 2015 at De Vere Holborn Bars, London

CPD: 5 hours and 40 mins.

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