Rhys Johns

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Barrister

Rhys represents Claimants and Defendants in personal injury and clinical negligence cases nationally on the multi-track.

He has a particular interest in complex and high value cases, often involving complex disputes on liability. He is regularly instructed to appear in appeals in the County and High Courts.

He has a particular interest in injuries which arise from the prescription of medication, and from inadequate surgical procedures.

Rhys combines his clinical negligence practice with a professional disciplinary practice, representing both registrants and regulatory bodies in fitness to practise hearings.

Rhys accepts appropriate cases on a direct access basis, and is always pleased to talk to clients about their potential claims

Education:

2000-2003     MA(Cantab) – Peterhouse, University of Cambridge

2003-2004     Graduate diploma in Law – USW

2004-2005     Bar Vocational Course – Cardiff University

Interests:

Rhys enjoys good food and wine, horse racing, rugby, and reading both history and literature. He has a particular interest in Belgian beer.

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  • Clinical Negligence - 27, February

    Rider of Neglect in relation to care provided by Ambulance Trust

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    On the 24th February 2017 the HM Senior Coroner for Berkshire concluded the inquest into the death of Lilly-May Page Bowden who died on the 15th May 2014. At the time of her death Lilly-May was 5 years old. She had just finished for the day at her school and was running across the school … Continue reading Rider of Neglect in relation to care provided by Ambulance Trust

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  • Clinical Negligence - 15, February
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    Court of Appeal reinforces Importance of Informed Patient Choice

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    Posted by Lauren Seager

    The Court of Appeal has handed down its first judgment since the landmark case of Montgomery v. Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UK SC 11 reinforcing the importance placed on patient choice. The case of Sebastian Webster (a Child and Protected Party by his Mother and Litigation Friend, Heather Butler) v. Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust … Continue reading Court of Appeal reinforces Importance of Informed Patient Choice

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  • Clinical Negligence - 2, February
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    Claimant brings successful wrongful birth claim against NHS Trust

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    Posted by Lauren Seager

    Claimant brings successful wrongful birth claim after practitioners fail to appreciate that the fetus was at risk of suffering from microcephaly. The claimant brought a clinical negligence claim against the defendant NHS trust alleging that they had been negligent for failing to recognise features on ultrasound scans which suggested that there was a risk of … Continue reading Claimant brings successful wrongful birth claim against NHS Trust

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