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Background

Mark Radburn

Call: 1991

Described as ‘A very impressive advocate indeed’, Mark acts in multitrack cases of all levels and complexity and at all stages of the claim, from initial advice, interlocutory and case management hearings, conferences up to trial and settlement meetings. He often deals with substantial value claims and has been instructed on many cases against silks without a leader.

Mark has an extremely approachable manner and is excellent at putting clients at ease.

He is always ready to chat with solicitors who wish to discuss a case in its early stages, without obligation.

Mark’s current caseload covers the full spectrum up to and including the most serious injuries, including;-

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • General orthopaedic injury
  • Neurological injury/ paralysis
  • Pain disorders
  • Psychiatric injury for both primary and secondary victims
  • Amputations

Having served in the Armed Forces Mark has developed a substantial practice over the years dealing with cases involving forces/ex-forces personnel. He “speaks their language”.

With over 25 years at the Bar, he has extensive experience of personal injury litigation in all areas, including: –

  • Workplace injury
  • Road traffic collisions (with particular experience relating to catastrophic injury/ fatal accident claims arising from motorcycle collisions)
  • Occupiers liability
  • Defective premises
  • Highways Act claims involving both pedestrians and vehicles – Sports injury
  • Animals Act claims (particularly claims involving horses)
  • Fatal accidents
  • Inquests

Marks Defendant practice encompasses all the above areas acting for major motor and public liability insurers. He has particular experience of road accident claims relating to taxis and employer and public liability work arising in the context of care homes and schools.

Expertise

Personal Injury

Described as A very impressive advocate indeed, Mark acts in multitrack cases of all levels and complexity and at all stages of the claim, from initial advice, interlocutory and case management hearings, conferences up to trial and settlement meetings. He often deals with substantial value claims and has been instructed on many cases against silks without a leader.

Mark has an extremely approachable manner and is excellent at putting clients at ease.

He is always ready to chat with solicitors who wish to discuss a case in its early stages, without obligation.

Mark’s current caseload covers the full spectrum up to and including the most serious injuries, including;-

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal injury
  • General orthopaedic injury
  • Neurological injury/ paralysis
  • Pain disorders
  • Psychiatric injury for both primary and secondary victims
  • Amputations

Having served in the Armed Forces, Mark has developed a substantial practice over the years dealing with cases involving forces/ex-forces personnel. He “speaks their language”.

With over 25 years at the Bar he has extensive experience of personal injury litigation in all areas, including:

  • Workplace injury
  • Road traffic collisions (with particular experience relating to catastrophic injury/ fatal accident claims arising from motorcycle collisions)
  • Occupiers liability
  • Defective premises
  • Highways Act claims involving both pedestrians and vehicles – Sports injury
  • Animals Act claims (particularly claims involving horses)
  • Fatal accidents
  • Inquests

Marks Defendant practice encompasses all the above areas acting for major motor and public liability insurers. He has particular experience of road accident claims relating to taxis and employer and public liability work arising in the context of care homes and schools.

Notable Personal Injury Cases


Re K

Brain injury following road traffic accident. Substantial issues with regard to causation, capacity, ex turpi and contributory negligence.


Re L

Diffuse axonal injury following road accident. Limited physical injuries but significant personality change with a devastating effect on the Claimant’s life.


Re O

Serious spinal injury following fall from scaffolding.


Re M

Disabling physical injury to manual worker following road accident. He had previously suffered a head injury resulting in personality change. Employment prospects severely limited.


Re S

Re T

Re R

Each case involved Injury resulting in loss of military career


Re C

Road accident resulting in the death of motorcyclist. Liability and quantum issues. Cohabitation.


Re H

Severe brain and physical injury to motorcyclist


Re L

HGV driver fell from defective trailer. Serious shoulder injury. Unable to work again.


Re M

Hand amputation by machinery


Clinical Negligence

With over 30 years at the Bar, Mark has built-up extensive experience in the field of clinical negligence with claims arising from all areas of clinical practice, including Obstetrics and gynaecology, Oncology, delayed diagnosis, Accident and emergency, Ophthalmology, ENT, General surgery, Cardiology, General practice, Orthopaedic surgery, Anaesthetics, Nursing care, Dental practice and Care of psychiatric patients

Notable Clinical Negligence Cases


Re W

Clinical negligence claim against an Ambulance Trust. Negligent treatment following drug overdose resulting in
hypoxic brain injury.


Re F

Negligent treatment of chronic abdominal pain resulting in complete paralysis of the left leg.


Re H

Negligent arterial perforation during pacemaker implantation resulting in chronic pain.


Re S

Negligently performed epidural resulting in paraplegia.


Re M

Negligent surgery to the ear resulting in extensive inner ear damage and deafness.


Re T

Negligent surgery to the ear resulting in extensive inner infection leading to severe brain damage and disability.


Re P

Failure to diagnose throat abscess in a child resulting in cardiac arrest and hypoxic brain injury.


Re H

Failure to carry out pregnancy test prior to sterilisation. Wrongful birth.


Re R

GPs failure to diagnose myocardial infarction. Delayed treatment resulting in serious ongoing heart condition.


Re N

Delayed diagnosis of cervical cancer.


Re T

Delayed diagnosis of severe circulatory problems leading to above knee amputation.


Re R

Failure to diagnose diverticular disease leading to rupture and substantial bowel loss.


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Clerk Team

William Theaker

Practice Director, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

williamt@no5.com

07494 070989

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Pete Mottram

Practice Manager, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track)

peterm@no5.com

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

matthewr@no5.com

Tracey Witherford

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track) Clerk

traceyw@no5.com

Morgan Smith

Clinical Negligence (Multi-Track) & Personal Injury Clerk

morgans@no5.com

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