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Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023

Nathan Tavares KC to speak at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023

Nathan Tavares KC will be speaking at the APIL Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2023 taking place between 27th – 29th September at the Hilton Brighton Metropole. Nathan Tavares KC of Outer Temple Chambers, also a member of the JPIL Editorial Board will be speaking alongside JPIL colleagues at the annual APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2023 on the ‘JPIL Case and Comment’ segment on the first day of the conference. The Conference will be held in Brighton at the Hilton Metropole and will be a hybrid event. The APIL conference has been taking place for two decades and this 21st event will see medical consultants, expert witnesses, and leading practitioners come together to provide valuable specialist insight into clinical negligence cases…

Events 12 Sep, 2023

Watch the Recording. Equine Seminar – Talk 3. A panel discussion on recent important equine cases.

Watch the third of a series of equine focused talks from Outer Temple’s Equine Seminar; a panel discussion of two important recent cases including insight from some of those involved. The Equine Injury team at Outer Temple Chambers hosted The Equine Seminar on 1st March 2023 alongside a line up of some the industry’s best known experts. Chaired by Jonathan Hand KC, topics included a Legal Update, a look at the Animals Act from an expert’s point of view, a discussion on the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a discussion on the recent Freddy Tylicki case, amongst other issues in the sport. We were delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field,…

Webinars & Recordings 16 Mar, 2023

Event: The Equine Seminar – 1st March 2023

Join Outer Temple Chambers and a fantastic line-up of expert guests for The Equine Seminar, on Wednesday 1st March at The Law Society. You are invited to join Outer Temple Chambers’ team of equine injury experts and esteemed guests for our upcoming Equine Seminar on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Topics to be covered include a Legal Update, discussion of the recent judgment in Schoultz v Ball [2022] EWHC 2452 (KB), and a panel discussion on issues in equine sport including the recent Freddy Tylicki case. We are also delighted to welcome guest speakers, and experts in their field, Anne-Marie Taylor, Charlie Lane, Clare Garnett, Richard Brooks and professional jockey, Saffie Osborne. Agenda 1.30 to 2.00     Registration (tea and coffee on…

Events 25 Jan, 2023

Nathan Tavares QC speaks at APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference 2022

Nathan Tavares QC was invited to speak at the APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference in Wales in May on two recent notable cases with JPIL colleagues. Nathan Tavares QC, a member of the JPIL Editorial Board as well as a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, was invited to join his JPIL colleagues on stage at the APIL Advanced Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Conference 2022 for the ‘JPIL Case and Comment’ segment on the final day of the conference. The conference was held at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales on 18th – 20th May and was also available to attend remotely. This annual event updated attendees on the most recent and advanced developments in…

News 20 May, 2022

Vlog: The Spinal Injuries Series – Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries

In the second episode of the Outer Temple Spinal Injuries Series, Nathan Tavares QC and Daniel Clarke consider personal injuries claims involving individuals with incomplete spinal cord injuries. Welcome to Outer Temple’s Spinal Injuries Series – a collection of short recorded discussions and presentations on various topics of interest related to spinal injury claims. Nathan and Daniel explore the particular challenges faced when making a claim for an incomplete spinal cord injury and the risk of underestimating long-term disability and under valuing the claim. Daniel explains the difference between a complete and incomplete spinal cord injury, as well as the different classifications for spinal cord injuries. Nathan explores the different challenges face in incomplete spinal cord injury claims, the first…

Webinars & Recordings 10 Aug, 2021

Could future litigation arise surrounding another breast implant controversy?

Nathan Tavares QC explores the potential for future litigation stemming from a rare form of cancer caused by breast augmentation surgery. Nathan Tavares QC of our Clinical Negligence Team has written an article on one of the latest medical issues surrounding breast augmentation surgery and the resulting litigation that may follow from Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma Controversy rarely leaves the sphere of breast surgery. The consequences of the PIP scandal, where implants had been fraudulently manufactured with unapproved silicone gel, have been far reaching. The report of the independent inquiry into the actions of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson was recently published and the litigation surrounding his misdemeanours and the…

Legal Blogs 7 May, 2020

Outer Temple Barristers authorised to sit in the Court of Protection

We are delighted to announce that Nathan Tavares QC, Mark Mullins and Simon Burrows have been authorised to sit as fee paid judges of the Court of Protection. They will deal with both health & welfare and property affairs cases. At the recent Court of Protection Practitioners Association annual conference in Manchester, Vice President of the Court, Mr Justice Hayden, said that the quality of applications for this recruitment exercise was the highest he had seen in any comparable competition. He welcomed the experience that new appointees to the Court would bring. Nathan, appointed QC this year, is a specialist clinical negligence and personal injury practitioner. His particular interests are in acquired brain injury, the Court of Protection and mental health law. Mark…

News 27 Sep, 2018

Four new Silks

Chambers is immensely proud and delighted to congratulate four members, Tim Nesbitt, Nathan Tavares, Eliot Woolf and Sarah Crowther on their successful applications to Silk. This is a fantastic personal achievement for all four and very well deserved public recognition of their skill and expertise, especially given the highly competitive nature of the lengthy competition process. Tim was called to the Bar in 1991 and has over 20 years’ experience acting as an advocate and adviser in a number of areas of commercial, regulatory and public law. These are often linked to and involve issues arising out of the commercial transport and financial services sectors. Nathan specialises in clinical negligence, catastrophic personal injury claims, product liability, and professional negligence and was…

News 15 Dec, 2017

Nathan Tavares in City trader Inquest

Nathan Tavares represented the family of Jérôme Roussel at the Inquest into his death on Thursday 9th November 2017. Jérôme, a 51 year old trader in the City, was cycling to work at 6.45 am on 2nd May 2017, when he collided with the rear of an articulated lorry which was parked in the cycle lane on Pentonville Road. He suffered fractures in his neck as a result of the collision and underwent major surgery at the Royal London Hospital the following day. Without ever having left hospital, he developed a series of complications including sepsis, from which he died on 25th June 2017. The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death. Further details are available here.

News 13 Nov, 2017

Christopher Wilson-Smith QC & Nathan Tavares successful against Health Trust

Christopher Wilson-Smith QC and Nathan Tavares successfully obtained substantial damages against a Health Trust for a claimant who sustained permanent paraplegia following delayed diagnosis of a spinal abscess. Quantification of the Claimant’s case presented a number of challenging problems because of his drug dependency and associated loss of capacity. The Judgment can be read here.

News 5 May, 2016

Nathan Tavares successfully defends Hickstead in spinal injury claim

Nathan Tavares successfully defended Hickstead Ltd, hosts of the Royal International Horse Show, against the claim of Mr Lear, a participant injured when the ramp of his horsebox fell on him causing paraplegia. Mr Lear was a competitor at the Longines Royal International Horse Show, at the Hickstead Showground, Sussex, on 30th July 2011. He was permitted to park his 18 tonne horsebox in a field designated for horseboxes and left it’s rear ramp lowered. He returned to the vehicle about 4 hours later and found that the ramp had been raised and shut. He proceeded to open it and the ramp fell down on him with great force, resulting in fractures to his spine which have rendered him paraplegic.…

News 17 Mar, 2016

The reality of brain injury from a scientific and legal perspective seminar

Outer Temple Chambers and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability invite you to The Reality of Brain Injury from a Scientific and Legal Perspective. An insightful and informative seminar reflecting on the complexity of acquired brain injury, from two distinctly different standpoints. Date: Thursday 29th January 2015 Time: 14:00 – 17:00 Venue: The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Treasury Building, EC4Y 7HL Schedule David Westcott QC – Introduction Dr Sophie Duport, RHN – “Brain Injury and the RHN through the eyes of a Neuroscientist” Nathan Tavares, OTC – “The challenge of obtaining appropriate compensation for a Brain Injury survivor” Dr Kudret Yelden, RHN – “Brain Injury and the RHN through the eyes of a Rehabilitation Consultant” Jacqueline Cave – “A…

Events 8 Jan, 2015

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