Marc Willems QC
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Marc Willems QC is a significant contributor to seminars and lectures to firms of Solicitors and has contributed to several mock trials including “Brain Injury and the Law” National Conference June 2014.
He has been invited to speak at PIBA conferences nationally on three occasions. He also contributes to the legal press when invited.
He has been sitting as a Recorder since 2006 and sits on Crime and Civil – 30 of his cases have been reported on Westlaw UK.
Marc acts for Claimants in Clinical Negligence cases. He has substantial experience of dealing with cases of brain damage and paralysis caused by negligent treatment. In both PI and Clinical Negligence he deals with cases from an early stage right through to trial, dealing with Liability issues, Causation and Quantum. He regularly deals with settlements, which involve Periodical Payment Orders and matters involving the Court of Protection.
Young v AIG  EWHC 2160 QB
Mitchell v Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Provisional damages and definition of material risk.
Tinsley v Sarkar  EWHC 192 (QB)
Damages when Claimant released from Section and LA has duty to provide support under S117 of MHA 1983.
Areas of Law
“Focuses on brain and spinal injury cases on behalf of both claimants and defendants. He is frequently singled out for praise by both solicitors and fellow counsel for his excellent advocacy skills. Strengths: He has a very eloquent style of advocacy, provides sound tactical advice, and has a fantastic manner with clients and a genuine commitment to doing the best for them.” Chambers & Partners 2015
“Marc Willems, is highly thought of by peers and clients alike, who variously describe him as possessing “an incredibly sharp intellect” and a “highly effective negotiation technique”. Chambers & Partners
“He is highly recommended for his abilities in negotiation and in Court”. Expertise: “He is tenacious and very committed even in the most challenging cases. He is a tough negotiator, ready to go to trial when needed, with very good attention to detail and great client care skills”. “He is very calm and persuasive in front of a Court”. Chambers & Partners
“Marc Willems receives client commendation as an effective junior for Claimants”. Legal 500
“Marc Willems, handles numerous high value claims”. Legal 500