The areas of work in which we have particular expertise, experience and excellence.
Deka Chambers offers strength and depth as one of the largest, specialist Clinical Negligence and Healthcare teams in the sector, with vast experience from a Claimant and Defendant perspective.
With an array of leading silks, leading juniors and rising stars, Deka is a market leader in the clinical negligence and healthcare sector.
Members have appeared in some of the most significant clinical negligence cases both in terms of value but also precedent making cases testing the boundaries of the law.
Deka Chambers, as a team and as individuals, are consistently recognised as leaders in this field. The team is praised for our approachability and friendliness, combined with its ‘top quality clinical negligence practitioners with skills to suit a variety of cases’ and their ‘broad range of experience amongst counsel which they share by their co-operation with each other’. Indeed clients note it is a brilliant set to work with”.
Our team covers all aspects of Clinical Negligence and Healthcare work including large, multi-party actions, fatal accidents, birth injury case, delays in diagnosis, organ retention, cervical screening, human growth hormone, cardiac surgery, dental, orthopaedic and ophthalmic claims, plastic surgery, high value spinal and brain injuries, complex quantum issues (both at trial and at settlement stage) professional disciplinary tribunals, GDC regulatory cases and complex issues of limitation and consent.
Every member is committed to providing the best possible service to professional and lay clients alike. Our members pride themselves in being utterly committed, friendly, calm and always prepared. They put witnesses at ease and are skilled at getting to the root of issues with experts. Without egos, we achieve the best outcomes with our attention to detail and clear and confident advice.
The Clinical Negligence and Healthcare team at Deka Chambers have outstanding and fearless trial advocates. Our advocates maintain significant experience in trial and appellate advocacy, which provides strategic insight and advice so that the best approach to a specific case can always be found.
A number of Members of Chambers contribute to publications including Kemp and Kemp and JC Guidelines.