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1 Andrew Lewis QC CALL 1985 (Lincoln s Inn) SILK 2009 PRACTICE AREAS Personal Injury Clinical Negligence Industrial Disease Inquests Health and Safety APPOINTMENTS ASSOCIATIONS Recorder (Civil) Recorder (Crime) Queens Counsel 2010 Deputy High Court Judge Personal Injury Bar Association North Eastern Circuit E: T: F: Byrom Street Chambers 12 Byrom Street Manchester M3 4PP DIRECTORIES Andrew has consistently been recognised in legal directories as a leading barrister in his fields of practice: Andrew Lewis QC is respected by his opponents. His practice is split between personal injury and clinical negligence. (2012 Chambers and Partners) Andrew Lewis QC... is very well regarded among peers... (2012 Legal 500) Andrew Lewis QC has vast experience of many severe injury cases, including brain and spinal injuries claims. According to peers, he is a

2 disarmingly charming advocate who goes about his business in a highly effective way. (2011) Andrew Lewis QC is thought to be one of the most approachable silks in the country. He is popular amongst solicitors and fellow barristers as he offers well-rounded and meticulously thought-out advice. (2010) Andrew Lewis is highly recommended for his clinical negligence work and noted to be remarkably pragmatic, user-friendly and terrifically strong on his feet. (2009) He was described as a first class practitioner whom clients trust implicitly A real star Clever in Court and astute in negotiations. (2008) He was regarded as a polished performer with a charming and urbane manner (2007) PERSONAL INJURY Andrew has extensive experience in all areas of personal injury work having specialised in this field since joining the Bar. His practice consists largely of fatal and catastrophic injury claims and industrial disease work. Andrew works for both Claimants and Defendants. His disease work is now largely based around asbestos induced mesothelioma claims, but he has considerable experience of Deafness and HAVS claims, including group actions. In his employers liability work Andrew will also become involved in conducting Inquests and defending Health and Safety prosecutions. Andrew is very experienced in work involving competing claims of exaggeration/fraud versus subtle brain injury/chronic pain/somatoform disorder. Andrew s work not only includes drafting, advising and court work but he attends a considerable number of Joint Settlement Meetings and Mediations in high value claims. Sample Concluded cases

3 Holmes v Joda Freight [2011]. High Court employer s liability trial (claim 3.9m). Jevon v Keogh [2011] High Court settlement for brain damaged carer ( 5m gross). Sadler v Mohammed [2011] Ventilator dependant claimant. Negotiated indemnity PPO of 300k pa in presence of continuing PCT funding. Lazenby v Kreamer [2010] High Court. Severely brain damaged Claimant awarded 1.9m plus PPO 210k pa. Riaz v Norwich Union [2009] EWCA Civ. Court of Appeal. Court s right to reject uncontested expert evidence. Trolle v Allianz [2008]. RTA Tetrapelgic case ( 3.5m). Burgin v Sheffield [2005] EWCA Civ 482. Court of Appeal. HAVS case on section 33, establishing evidential burden upon the Defendant Hensar Leather v Securicor [2002]. Court of Appeal. Employer s liability claim establishing that a failure to provide body armour to security guards was a breach of PPE Regulations Totty v Snowden [2001] EWCA Civ Court of Appeal. CPR and time for service of Particulars of Claim. Sample current cases Andrew is currently leading counsel on a number of ongoing catastrophic injury claims involving liability, including a 5m employer s liability tetraplegic claim, an RTA claim involving a ventilator dependant teenager and allegations of fraud in a severely brain damaged Claimant case. Leading counsel in a Court of Appeal case on mitigation and the meaning of impecuniosity. Leading Counsel in case involving use of a Personal Injury Trust rather than Deputy under the Court of Protection. Double amputee involving pioneering surgery in USA. Fraudulent presentation of brain damage and blindness claim. CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE

4 Andrew has vast experience of all areas of clinical negligence work. He works for Claimants, the NHSLA and GPs undertaking cases of all types up to the most serious cerebral palsy negligent birth claims. Andrew has dealt with a wide range of claims with particular experience of Accident & Emergency and orthopaedic failures, obstetric claims (cerebral palsy/shoulder dystocia), paediatric cardiac surgery, delayed diagnosis of cancer, gastro-intestinal claims and failed cosmetic surgery. Sample Concluded cases Bergen v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [2011] Delayed diagnosis of adrenal tumour leading to death 7 years later. Complex apportionment issues. Hughes v Gibbs [2011] GP delay in diagnosing cervical cancer in 20 year old mother in terminal condition. Cooper v NHS Yorkshire [2009] Cerebral Palsy liability trial involving issues of the standard of obstetric care that should have been provided in the 1960 s. Peel v North Durham Hospitals NHS Trust [2009]. Negligent medical treatment surrounding the development of staphyloccus aureus toxic shock syndrome. Whitehurst v North Staffs NHS [2009]. Failure to diagnose aneurysm. Value 3m. Hammond v Calderdale [2007]. Clinical negligence cerebral palsy claim. Settled at 6m involving issues of indexation of periodical payments, local authority care funding and lacuna in regulations for security of periodical payments involving Hospital Foundation Trusts. Sample current cases Andrew is leading counsel in numerous Cerebral Palsy claims involving issues of breach of duty, causation and quantum. Failure to diagnose kidney failure in neo-natal period. Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer and lost years claim. Failed diagnosis of infection following neuro-surgery leading to substantial brain damage. Delayed treatment of foot ulcer leading to amputation. REGULATORY

5 Related to his personal injury practice Andrew regularly defends Health and Safety prosecutions, usually those involving catastrophic or fatal injury. Andrew regularly attends coroner s hearings not only in respect of accidents at work but also fatalities in RTA s and children in school care. Andrew also undertakes work involving Professional Disciplinary tribunals. Sample Concluded cases Stacey (Deceased) [2010] Coroner s hearing involving fire service vehicle driving through red light, and loss of on board CCTV footage, resulting in fatality and brain damaged child, with rule 43 recommendations regarding fire service driving policies and training. R v. FGF [2008] HSE prosecution involving accident at work causing tetraplegia. Sample current cases Inquest for fatal RTA involving issues of police driving in chase. Defence of HSE prosecution involving fatality from collapsing bales stored in a warehouse. PERSONAL INFORMATION Andrew is married. His hobbies include photography, veteran s football and watching his 4 sons play sport. Andrew is vice chair of governors at a leading comprehensive school and secretary of the Henry Scott Trust Fund. Andrew is a continuing education advocacy trainer for the Bar and runs the Pupil supervisor s training course on the North Eastern Circuit. LECTURES, SEMINARS AND PUBLICATIONS Andrew regularly lectures in his specialist fields of practice.

6 He has most recently been an invited speaker at: 23 rd Annual AVMA Clinical negligence conference in 2011 Insurance Fraud Investigators Group (IFIG) on Judicial Attitudes to Fraud. St Gobain Pan European Health and Safety Diamond day. Andrew s most recent lectures in 2010/11 include: Discount Rates Medical manslaughter Interim payments following Eeles. Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. Limitation in Disease cases.

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