Devereux continues to define itself in the field of clinical negligence by producing high quality work from a specialist team comprising two leading silks and a team of talented juniors. We are consistently listed in the top clinical negligence sets by both Chambers UK and Legal 500.
Acting predominantly for claimants, our focus is on high value catastrophic injury cases. What sets us apart from others is the complexity of the matters handled, in proportion to the size of the team; we have high levels of experience, and awareness of relevant medical and legal practice and procedure. 'Devereux "has an excellent selection of counsel in the field" specialising in high-value brain and spinal cases. Members act for defendant NHS Trusts and Health Authorities, in addition to doctors and consultants, dentists and individual healthcare professionals. On the claimant side, the set has expertise in high-value cases and its members regularly act on publicly and CFA-funded matters.' - Legal 500 2019
Barristers at Devereux are described as "excellent, innovative, thorough and skilful." and provide "Fantastic client service. The clerks are always happy to help and do their best to accommodate even the most difficult requests." "The clerks are very responsive and very friendly." - Chambers UK Bar 2019.
'Devereux has "impressive depth of experience", and "highly personable, client-focused and commercial" barristers, who are equally adept at acting for claimants and defendants. Clients have included NHS trusts, health authorities, doctors, consultants, dentists and other healthcare professionals.' - Legal 500 2017
'Members of Devereux are "renowned for their clinical negligence work", and have expertise in cerebral palsy, spinal surgery and wrongful birth claims.' - Legal 500 2016
'Devereux has a well-regarded team of specialist clinical negligence barristers that is commended for its handling of an array of complex matters for both claimants and defendants. Its members regularly handle cases involving damages that run into millions of pounds and are acknowledged for their work in the personal injury field as well as the clinical negligence sector.' - Chambers UK 2017
Known for our excellent client service, Chambers UK 2017 comments: 'The clerks are "excellent, accommodating, knowledgeable and responsive."'
'The clerks are very friendly, approachable and willing to work with us.' - Chambers UK 2014