David Tyack QC

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David is consistently ranked as a leading junior in clinical negligence in both the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 guides. David has experience of cases involving most sorts of gynaecological issues. He is known for his understanding and empathetic approach and is able to win the trust and confidence of clients in most sensitive of cases.
The following are examples of cases involving gynaecological issues in which David has been involved, most of them within the last two years:
- Substandard hysterectomy and salpingo oophorectomy leading to catastrophic haemorrhaging and severe long-term neurological deficits.
- Negligently conducted prenatal scan overlooking micrognathia (missing lower jaw) and leading “wrongful birth” of disabled child
- Substandard and inappropriate psychotherapy leading to acute psychiatric reaction and psychosexual problems.
- Negligent retention of swab following caesarean section leading to long-term pain condition, psychosexual problems and loss of fertility.
- Failure to diagnose and treat appendicitis in a timely manner leading to loss of fertility.
- Substandard conduct of gynaecological surgery leading to chronic pain and infertility.
“He is approachable and a good negotiator, and he is keen to get the right result for his client.” “He has a very good eye for detail and he is immensely helpful when discussing cases.” “He is a very meticulous and knowledgeable barrister and I am always impressed by his advice.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Fantastically analytical and brilliant at interpreting medical evidence.”
Legal 500 2020
“David’s attention to detail is second to none. You know that if you instruct him on a case he will pour his soul into it and make sure that every aspect of the claim has been explored. There is no chance of something being missed.” “Hugely impressive when dealing with experts and focusing their minds.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Intelligent and tactically aware.”
Legal 500 2019
“Really cracking eye for detail and brilliant at getting experts on track.” “A proactive counsel, he is not scared to explore novel legal points.” “He is very understanding and very approachable with clients.”
Chambers UK 2018
“A safe pair of hands.”
Legal 500 2017
“Very intelligent and can absorb a huge amount of detail very quickly.” “Very little escapes his eye.”
Chambers UK 2017
“Very intelligent and can absorb a huge amount of detail very quickly.” “Very little escapes his eye.”
Legal 500 2016
“He has a really good eye for detail and is hugely impressive when dealing with experts and focusing their minds.” “He is very approachable, very thorough and always well prepared.”
Chambers UK 2016
Personal Injuries Bar Association
MA Juris, Christ Church, Oxon

Latest News & Publications

In a webinar marking their appointment to silk in this year’s competition, David Tyack and John Coughlan analyse and clarify the law relating to injuries and losses suffered at various stages of pregnancy....

Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021
Clinical negligence experts from No5 Barristers’ Chambers have seen the successful conclusion of a claim involving Cauda Equina Syndrome with damages agreed at around £1.5million....

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019