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Jonathan Jones acts on both clinical negligence and complex personal injury cases. Peers note that he is “great on his feet and has first-class technical skills,” while instructing solicitors hail him for his “thorough and forensic” advice.
Jonathan was appointed as a member of Queens Counsel in 2013.
Jonathan acts for both claimants and defendants in Personal Injury, Clinical and Professional Negligence matters and industrial disease.
Clinical Negligence
• Cerebral palsy claims
• Obstetrics and paediatrics Claims involving profound neurological damage, including quadriplegia and paraplegia
• Cosmetic surgery errors, including breast implants and reconstruction surgery
• Claims arising from negligently performed operations, including vasectomies and sterilisation procedures, endoscopies, neurological surgery, hip and knee replacements etc
• Claims arising from negligently performed operations, including vasectomies and sterilisation procedures, endoscopies, neurological surgery, hip and knee replacements etc
• Oncology, including errors in diagnosis and treatment Errors occurring during attendance at Accident and Emergency departments, including failing to diagnose fractures, failing diagnose and/or treat myocardial infarction etc
• Errors by general practitioners, including failing to treat diabetes, failing to refer following symptoms of arterial blockage etc
• Nursing practice, including rehabilitation procedures
Personal Injury
• General personal injury, including claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934
• Catastrophic injuries
• Limitation
• Industrial disease and accidents at work, including claims for repetitive strain injury, asthma, asbestosis and noise-induced deafness
• Claims arising from the use of the highways
• Claims for psychiatric injuries arising from harassment and stress at work
• Education, including claims arising from the failure to diagnose and/or treat dyslexia and other learning difficulties
• Human rights and Inquests, several high profile inquests concerning the deaths of soldiers in Iraq due to "friendly fire”, prison deaths, hospital deaths (families and Health Authorities)
Notable Cases
• Mugweni v NHS London (formerly South West London SHA) (CA) [2012] EWCA Civ 20 , [2012] All ER (D) 145 (Jan)
• Lawrence v Chief Constable of Staffordshire [2000] PIQR Q349; Times, July 25 2000.
• Mugweni v NHS London (formerly South West London SHA) (QB) [2011] All ER (D) 243 (FEB)
• Hickman v Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals (HC), 31 Jan 2008, Clinical Risk 14(5) 204-205
• Andrews v Gray (QB) 27.11.09 Lawtel AC0124968
• Re T – damages of GBP 800,000 for below knee amputation.
• Re T – damages of GBP 2.26 million spinal abscess leading to quadriplegia.
• Re C – damages of GBP 1 million for wrongful birth.
• Re Maddison (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.
• Re Cosby (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.

Latest News & Publications

Jonathan Jones QC recently acted for a severely brain injured child who received in excess of 26.5 million pounds in settlement of his claim....

Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019
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Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018