Matthew Phillips QC appointed Head of Clinical Negligence at St John’s Chambers

21st July 2021

Matthew Phillips QC

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Phillips QC will be head of our Clinical Negligence team.

Matthew was called to the Bar in 1993, and was appointed Silk in 2017. He represents both claimants and defendants nationally in a wide variety of claims of significant value. He has particular experience in the fields of birth injury, failed spinal surgery and cardiological issues.

He has been recommended in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 since 2006.

Read more here about Matthew.

Matthew is an outstanding QC with extensive experience in clinical negligence. He handles complex birth injury and spinal claims with care and tactically astute advice, and always treats the injured claimant with sympathy and respect. He is a strong negotiator and well respected by his opponents, as well as his instructing solicitors.”

Simon elliman, partner, royds withy king

Great to have access to a top class clinical negligence Silk on our doorstep in the South West! Matthew has fantastic client care skills – really reassured my client in Conference. Authoritative with the experts and clearly understood all the complex medical issues. Would highly recommend!”

Claire stoneman, partner, enable law

If you would like any further information, please contact our clerking team by email or telephone 0117 923 4730.