Hailsham Chambers is pleased to announce that Dr Peter Ellis joins their Medical Law Group on 9th January 2018.
Peter is recognised as a leader in the field of Clinical Negligence. Chambers Directory 2018 stated that he is “medically qualified, highly able, and has a speedy grasp of complex facts”, as well as having “a very analytical mind and a nice manner with clients.” He is instructed by many of the UK’s leading firms on complex clinical negligence cases, including obstetric and other brain and spinal cord injury claims.
Peter practised as a hospital doctor, before qualifying, initially as a solicitor, at DAC Beachcroft. He joins us from 7 Bedford Row in London, where he had led the Clinical Negligence team. Peter is also an Assistant Coroner in London.
David Pittaway QC, Head of Hailsham Chambers, commented “We are delighted that Peter has decided to join us. We believe he will fit perfectly into our thriving medical law team. He has a wealth of experience in this area and his arrival will further strengthen our offering to clients in this sector”.
Peter responded “I am very excited to be joining Hailsham Chambers. I am looking forward to joining a set with a well-deserved reputation for both the quality of its work and its client service”