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Gynaecology & Obstetrics

"Very knowledgeable, approachable and client-focused members."

Legal 500 2021

"The barristers are approachable and they will go the extra mile. They are extremely responsive and they are always looking to engage and seek feedback on how their service could be improved."

Chambers UK 2020

"A 'go-to set' with 'a huge selection of specialists'. The set is most notable for claimant work, however a number of members of chambers also have defendant practices as well."

Legal 500 2020

"I have always found No5 Chambers very easy to work with. I always receive a timely response to e-mails and instructions. Communication is clear and I never have a problem reaching the relevant barrister."

Chambers UK 2019

"The clerking is well organised and helpful - the Chambers compares very well and is my go-to set for clinical negligence."

Chambers UK 2019

"No5 Barristers Chambers is 'a very strong set', housing two separate groups for clinical negligence and personal injury matters with over 70 barristers across the teams."

Legal 500 2019

"A 'heavyweight' outfit which dominates the Midlands clinical negligence sector. The set boasts a bench of silks and juniors who offer expertise across the full range of clinical negligence cases."

Chambers UK 2018

Members of the group have vast experience and practice in the full gamut of obstetric and gynaecological cases, including but not limited to:

  • Obstetric cases include birth injuries such as cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy, stillbirths, as well as wrongful birth claims. Failures during labour, including with operative delivery and episiotomy and in respect of caesarean sections. Perinatal failures including failure to treat neonates / mother appropriately post birth.
  • Gynaecological cases include failures to treat endometriosis, failures to identify bowel / bladder perforations during gynaecological surgery and claims following vaginal mesh / TVT / TOT insertion cases. Also failures in relation to sterilisations and terminations and to identify / treat perineal tears. Dilation and curettage claims.

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Gynaecology & Obstetrics Barristers

Henry Pitchers KC

Call 1996 | Silk 2020

David Tyack KC

Call 1994 | Silk 2021

John Coughlan KC

Call 1999 | Silk 2021

Mark Radburn

Call 1991

Karl Hirst

Call 1997

Jamie Gamble

Call 1999

Richard Adams

Call 1999

Esther Gamble

Call 2001

Mamta Gupta

Call 2004

Ruth Costello

Call 2016

Oliver May

Call 2018

Afiya Amesu

Call 2022

Melanie Mills

Call 2022

Gynaecology & Obstetrics Clerks

William Theaker

Practice Director, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

Pete Mottram

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

Matthew Reeves

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

Tracey Witherford

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track) Clerk

Morgan Smith

Clinical Negligence (Multi-Track) & Personal Injury Clerk

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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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