Mark Radburn

Viewing: Serious Injury for Mark Radburn

“A technically excellent barrister and an astute strategist”. (legal 500)
Described as “A very impressive advocate indeed”, Mark’s practice is focussed exclusively on claims arising from serious and catastrophic injury.
Marks current caseload includes:
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Injury
- General orthopaedic injury
- Neurological injury/ paralysis
- Pain disorders
- Psychiatric injury for both primary and secondary victims
- Amputations
Prior to coming to the Bar Mark served in the Army Airborne Forces. He has developed a substantial practice over the years dealing with cases involving forces/ex-forces personnel. He “speaks their language”.
Mark is a keen motorcyclist and has developed an extensive practice dealing with catastrophic/fatal injury claims arising from motorcycle collisions.
In Marks Defendant practice he acts 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.
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.
Recommendations
“Mark was the recipient of high praise. Interviewees explained that Radburn is ’a technically excellent barrister and an astute strategist’”
“A very impressive advocate indeed”
“Highly thought of”.
“The one to use for a case that requires a fight”.
“Combines a pragmatic view of cases with a good client manner”.
“A quick brain and client friendly”.
“Mark is equally lauded for his skills as a negotiator ‘because of his negotiations, many of his clients have been saved a lot of money’”.
“A favourite with many solicitors and fellow barristers”.
“Has cemented a practice in both catastrophic personal injury work and clinical negligence”
Notable Cases
Re TB
Three year old crossing the road with parent. Both mown down by driver. Traumatic brain injury. Extensive treatment as he grows and final prognosis will be unclear for several years.
Re T
RTA with extensive spinal and other injuries many years ago. Frontal lobe injury noted at A and E and referred for neurorehabilitation on transfer to another Trust but received no further treatment and Claimant was unaware of head injury until years later. Personality changes after the accident led to collapse of domestic life and career and eventual imprisonment.
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 KH
Serious motorcycle accident involving kidney transplant patient. Issues surrounding interplay between injuries and underlying condition.
Re MM
Serious industrial injury involving machinery.
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 disabling shoulder injury. Unable to work again.
Inquest -T
Instructed by the family of the deceased following concerns about the inadequacy of the police investigation following death abroad. Following cross examination of the officers the inquest was adjourned for the investigation to be reopened.
Inquest - O
Fatal accident in the workplace. Liability initially denied but admitted after inquest.
Inquest - S
The deceased driver died when struck by an ambulance car responding to an emergency. Cross-examination of the Ambulance Trusts witnesses reveal serious shortcomings in their training. Coroner’s report made substantial recommendations for improvement.
Memberships
Personal Injuries Bar Association
Qualifications
LLB (Hons)