Joe Wakeford

Experience

  • I am a Legal 500 recommended lawyer for clinical negligence and personal injury.
  • Cases include disputed causation of child brain injury claims where the claimant was involved in RTAs, brain injured bankers and issues surrounding their career prospects and PVS claim arising from inappropriate restraint as well as catastrophic injury claims leading to brain injury and severe neurological injuries. Automatism and GPs responsibility for advising of risk report requirement to DVLA.
  • I have many years’ experience as a nominated partner for the NHSLA managing non clinical and clinical claims.
  • I provide health advice on capacity and consent, emergency applications, support through catastrophic events such as legionella outbreaks and death in custody, media control, inquests and governance particularly to feed back the lessons for the reduction of risk.

Significant Reported Cases

Trial successes include Court of Appeal cases:
Came v Exeter Health Authority on striking out for no cause of action
Huggins v Avon Health Authority testing Bolam and Bolitho on duty of care
Leeson v Marsden and United Bristol Healthcare Trust on defective service of proceedings

Contact Details


+44 23 8038 2677
joe.wakeford@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


Joe Wakeford is an experienced defence solicitor who is strong on client relationships

Legal 500 2017

Joe Wakeford's team at Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP has specialist experience in obstetric and spinal injury cases.

Legal 500 2013

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