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Winston Hunter QC

Byrom Street Chambers

Head of Chambers
Call: 1985 
Silk: 2000

 

Winston Hunter QC is the head of chambers and a catastrophic injury specialist who also has extensive knowledge of issues surrounding loss of earnings and insurance indemnity. He applies his exceptional technical abilities to representing both claimants and defendants in complex, high-value cases.

Winston Hunter QC has a broad personal injury practice that often crosses over into the clinical negligence sphere. His wide-ranging expertise encompasses wrongful birth claims and complex failure of diagnosis and treatment cases.

Winston Hunter is routinely instructed by both Claimants and Defendants in cases of maximum severity. In the recent past he has been instructed in some of the highest values claims with several of his recent or current instructions involving damages awarded or claimed in excess of £15 million. A particular feature of many of his instructions is where there are complex claims for loss of earnings arising from injuries to professionals such as bankers, lawyers and accountants or senior directors of large companies and other high net worth individuals.

Winston Hunter has a significant caseload in the area of clinical negligence. His practice covers all areas of medical mal practice. He has particular expertise in claims involving wrongful birth and failure of diagnosis and treatment in Accident and Emergency Medicine, and the complexities of quantification arising from claims for loss of a chance of a better outcome.

Winston Hunter QC has a broad personal injury practice that often crosses over into the clinical negligence sphere. His wide-ranging expertise encompasses wrongful birth claims and complex failure of diagnosis and treatment cases.