Stephen is very experienced in the field of clinical negligence having practised in this area since 1997. His degree in Physiology gives him a particularly useful insight into and understanding of more complicated medical issues.
Stephen is Legal 500 recommended in the area of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work. He has a very strong paperwork practice, drafting and providing advice to a wide range of clients from sole practitioners to some of the largest national firms, undertaking an equal balance to claimant and defendant work. Stephen is noted for his persuasive advocacy skills and his comprehensive knowledge of the civil procedure rules.
Stephen has experience of a variety of clinical negligence cases, including the following areas: brain injury and cerebral palsy; cancer; medical and surgical.
Further details of Stephen’s experience can be found under his specialist profiles.
“has solid expertise in industrial disease claims, road traffic accidents and complex medical cases.” “He has expertise in employers’ and public liability claims.”
Legal 500 2019
“unflappable and methodical”
Legal 500 2017
“a safe pair of hands”
Legal 500 2016
Personal Injury Bar Association
BSc (Hons) Physiology, Bristol 1995
Dip Law, BPP Law School 1996
BVC (Very Competent), Inns of Court School of Law 1997
Lexis Nexis: PI and Clinical Negligence procedural updates from 2020
PI and Clinical Negligence analysis: Stephen Goodfellow, barrister at No5 Chambers, considers the important procedural developments during 2020 for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers.