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Jeremy Hyam KC is a specialist in Clinical Negligence, Human Rights, Administrative and Public Law, Inquests and Public Inquiries, Professional Negligence, Professional Discipline and Environmental law. He has particular experience in all aspects of health law, including Mental Health, the regulation and discipline of doctors; contractual disputes, CQC regulation, NHS Procurement, the Health and Social Care Act, the Care Standards Tribunal, and cases concerning eligibility for and access to treatment including cases concerning community care.
Jeremy is ranked as a leading silk in Chambers and Partners and in the Legal 500. He was named one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 in 2019.Clinical Negligence
“Extremely hard-working and very charming.” “He is very good on his feet in court.” “He is absolutely committed to his client’s case and he fights his corner hard.” (Chambers & Partners 2021)
‘A terrifically intelligent barrister who excels in cases with really difficult medicine evidence.’ (Legal 500 2021)
“Good on strategy and an excellent negotiator.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)
“People fight over him to get him to be their junior. There’s something about his manner that makes you feel like you shouldn’t disagree with him.” (Chambers & Partners 2016)
“Intellectually he’s very creative, and understands a wide area of law. He’s very careful and exceptionally responsive – a 24/7 person who’s easy to talk to.” (Chambers & Partners 2015)
“Very good in court. He’s dogged and determined.” (Chambers & Partners 2014)
Jeremy Hyam is a favourite of instructing solicitors as he “is very methodical, and works well to a tight deadline.” (Chambers & Partners 2013)
“A valued option for claims that involve knotty legal problems.” (Chambers & Partners 2011)
Solicitors are appreciative of the work Hyam puts into their cases, with one stating: “I find Jeremy to be an invaluable ally on my cases; he is extremely bright and an excellent person to bat ideas off.” (Chambers & Partners 2010)
- Glatter v West Herts Valleys CCG  EWHC 12 (Admin): successful in defence of hospital reconfiguration judicial review.
- R(ota) Mrs A, and Sue Evans v. Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (2021): legal challenge to legality of transgender treatment for children
- DMB (2020): High value cerebral palsy claim.
- RA (2020): High value claim for severe brain injury sustained at birth.
- ARB v IVF Hammersmith  EWCA Civ 2803
- Holmes v West London Mental Heath Trust (2018)
- Tucker v Griffiths  EWHC 1214
- Williams v Bermuda Hospitals Board  UKPC 4;  1 WLR (D) 50
- Thefaut v Johnston  EWHC 497
- Hogg v Secretary of State for Health  EWHC 267
- Ms B v An NHS Hospital Trust  EWHC 429 (Fam): Right to die with dignity.
- H(A Healthcare Worker) v Associated Newspapers & Ors  EWCA Civ 195: HIV infected healthcare worker seeking to restrict disclosure.
He has done a large number of inquests for bereaved, families, prisons, health trusts and other public bodies. He is a Trustee for the Natasha Allergy Research Foundation.
Listen to Jeremy discuss the most significant developments in inquest law in 2018 on episode 58 of our podcast, Law Pod UK, here.
- Natasha Ednan-Laperouse (2018): a girl who died after eating a Pret sandwich from Heathrow Airport
- Nicholas Bevan-Jones (2017): 27 year old autistic man with learning difficulties who died after gross failures of observation at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.
- Alice Mason Inquest: 2 year old having previously undergone treatment for a brain tumour, died after doctors failed to spot that she had fluid on the brain.
- R v Coroner for the Northern District of London  EWHC 1263 (Admin): Application under s.13 of Coroners Act 1998 to reopen inquest.
Jeremy is very experienced in Public Inquiry work having been lead counsel representing a key core participant in the Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry over the course of 3 years. He is currently instructed by MPS for a senior haematologist in the Infected Blood Inquiry.
- Infected Blood Public Inquiry (2020)
- Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry (2016)
Jeremy is a very experienced practitioner in public law, including Judicial Review, particularly in the health field. He has been recommended by Chambers & Partners for a number of years:
‘Jeremy is simply brilliant. Not only are his written arguments very persuasive, powerful and succinct but I have been lucky enough to experience his advocacy in court on several occasions and his advocacy is exceptional a result of which he has can be seen from the cases above overturned government legislation. In addition Jeremy has great compassion and understanding of client’s needs.’ (Legal 500 2021)
“Has gravitas, sounds compelling and there is something about his manner which makes you feel like you shouldn’t disagree with him.” “He is in a good position to handle heavy cases which would otherwise go to a QC.” (Chambers & Partners 2016)
“He is very adept at quickly identifying the client’s real concerns, and explaining their impact in practice and in context.” (Chambers & Partners 2015)
“He is able to spot the underlying merits of points and articulate them clearly.” “He is excellent on paper.” (Chambers & Partners 2014)
Jeremy Hyam’s approach to public law is creative and “intellectually rigorous.” He has strong client skills and “is interested in people.” One solicitor said of him: “Although public law litigation focuses on legal points, I think his private law side allows him to see the benefits that come to individuals.” (Chambers & Partners 2013)
Jeremy Hyam has ‘a formidable intellect’ and his ‘attention to detail is immaculate’, particularly when it comes to the healthcare arena. (Legal 500 2012)
He is praised as a public lawyer with a “fertile imagination and strong legal brain” and stands out for the sheer range of work he does. (Chambers & Partners 2011)
Jeremy Hyam is a “personable and adventurous advocate” who is particularly active in health, education and community care. (Chambers & Partners 2010)
- R(ota) Mrs A, and Sue Evans v. Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (2020): legal challenge to legality of transgender treatment for children.
- R(Asbestos Victim Support Group) v. Secretary of State (ongoing): legal challenge to review of the changes to LASPO and its effects on access to justice for asbestos victims
- R(Roadpeace) v Secretary of State for Transport  EWHC 2725
- Colaingrove v HMRC  EWCA Civ 332
- R(Keep Wythenshawe Special) v Greater Manchester CCGs  EWHC 17 (Admin)
- Mid Staffordshire Public Inquiry
- HMRC v Colaingrove  UKUT 80
- R(BDA) v General Dental Council  EWHC 4311
- R (Whitston, Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum v Secretary of State for Justice  EWHC 3044 (Admin)  ACD 5 :  1 Costs LR 35
- R (JF) v NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group  EWHC 1345 (Admin)
- Gifford v The Governor of HMP Bure & Ors  EWHC 911 (Admin)
- R (Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign) v Trust Special Administrator and Anor  EWCA Civ 1409
- Colaingrove Ltd v HMRC (Verandas)  UKFTT 343
- R (Save our Surgery) v Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts  EWHC 439
- Corkteck Ltd v HMRC  EWHC 1573
- NF(Ghana) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 906
- R (Compton) v Wiltshire Primary Care Trust  EWCA Civ 906
- K v Central & North West London Mental Health NHS Trust & Anor  EWHC 1217
- HMRC v EB Central Services  EWCA Civ 486
- R (Rahman) v Haringey Teaching Primary Care Trust  EWHC 584
- HM Revenue & Customs v Gracechurch Management Services  EWHC 755
- HM Revenue & Customs v EB Central Services  EWHC 201
- R (Watts) v Bedford Primary Care Trust  ECJ (Grand Chamber) Case C-372/04
- R (Wyatt) v Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 529
- R (JB) v Haddock, Rigby & Wood  HRLR 40;  Lloyds Rep Med 433
- R (B) v SS (1) SOAD (2) SoSH (3)  1 WLR 810;  HRLR 14
- R (Malik) v Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust  3 All ER 71
“He is very well liked in the medical field.” “Knows his area backwards and has good judgement.” “He provides very energetic defence of his clients.” (Chambers & Partners 2021)
“Incredibly bright. He always sees the argument when it may not be immediately apparent.” “A reflective, imaginative and creative barrister, with a very attractive advocacy style. He’s always thinking of new ways in which the law can be deployed.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)
“He is a very, very clever senior junior and was a brilliant member of our legal team as he was approachable, intelligent and pragmatic.” “He’s a delightful opponent who is constantly seeking to push the envelope and find new and innovative arguments. He’s tenacious, enterprising and inventive in terms of his legal analysis, and his written arguments are also presented in an attractive and beguiling manner.” (Chambers & Partners 2016)
“He is a first class advocate with an intellectual approach.” (Chambers & Partners 2015)
- Re M (2020): Successful appeal against refusal on specialist register of the GMC.
- Re T (2020): Acted for professor in dispute over restrictions on his employment.
- Andrew Gregg v North West Anglia NHS Foundation (2019) EWCA Civ 387
- DP v General Dental Council  4 WLR 14,
- NH v General Medical Council  EWHC 2348
- Stevens v University of Birmingham  EWHC 2300 (QB)  IRLR 899;  Med LR 489
- Bawa-Garba v General Medical Council  EWHC 1277
- Fynes v St George's Hospital NHS Trust  EWHC 756 (QB)
- Houshian v General Medical Council  EWHC 3458 (QB)
- Harry v General Medical Council  EWHC 2762
- R (Patel) v General Medical Council  EWHC 2012 EWHC 2120
- R (Singapore Medical Council) v General Medical Council  EWHC 3277
“Highly intelligent. He is an excellent advocate and superb on his feet.” “He’s very good and very cerebral. It’s like being against an academic.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)
“Can be very forceful when necessary. When that happens you think, Crikey, I’m glad I’m not against him.” (Chambers & Partners 2016)
“He is thoughtful, studious and forceful on his feet.” (Chambers & Partners 2015)
“He is very easy to get on with and is in tune with our clients’ needs. He has got a non-aggressive but assertive and clear approach.” (Chambers & Partners 2014)
Jeremy Hyam is “a combative lawyer with great client management skills.” He recently appeared in Alyson Austin and Others, a Court of Appeal case concerning Protective Costs Orders and Group Litigation Orders. (Chambers & Partners2013)
Jeremy Hyam has an ‘excellent analytical mind’ and ‘considers the commercial element of an issue as well as the legal’. (Legal 500 2012)
Receives particular praise for his “very practical and commercially focused approach to matters.” (Chambers & Partners 2012)
“Always gives excellent, practical advice and understands what his clients need.” (Chambers & Partners 2011)
The “unflappable and extremely genial” Jeremy Hyam has been increasingly visible in the environmental courts and has a robust reputation for nuisance and waste cases. Recent highlights include his work with South West Water in relation to the collapse of a sewer. (Chambers & Partners 2010)
- Thornhill v Cambridge City Council & Anor  EWCA Civ 340
- SI Green UK v Swansea Friends of the Earth & Information Commissioner  UKUT 473
- Merthyr Tydfil Car Auction v Thomas  EWCA Civ 815
- R (Baker) v Bath & North East Somerset County Council  EWHC 946
- Thornhill & Ors v Nationwide Metal Recycling Limited  EWCA Civ 919
- Austin v Miller Argent South Wales  EWCA Civ 928
- R (Milner) v South Central Strategic Health Authority  EWHC 218
- R (Garner) v Elmbridge Borough Council & Ors  EWCA Civ 1006
- Steenberg & Anor v Enterprise Inns Plc & Anor  EWCA Civ 201
- R (Birch) v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council  EWHC 416
- R (Repic) v The Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Anor EWHC 2015
- Morgan v Hinton Organics (Wessex) Ltd  EWCA Civ 107
- Watson & Ors v Croft Promo-sport Ltd  EWCA Civ 15
“He has an enormous grasp of the law; his written pleadings and arguments are thorough.” (Legal 500 2021)
“He’s calm and calculated.” (Chambers & Partners 2021)
“Jeremy is a smooth operator in court.” “He is clever, sees all the angles and is reasonable. He will tell you if an argument won’t fly.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)
“A highly praised advocate who comes recommended for his significant experience in all aspects of human rights cases. He places an emphasis on health law and is a recognised expert in mental health, the Health and Social Care Act and cases concerning the right to treatment for patients.” (Chambers & Partners 2016)
“He is a good, reliable and effective advocate.” (Chambers & Partners 2015)
“He is an excellent, thorough and enthusiastic advocate. He knows the interface between healthcare and human rights.” (Chambers & Partners 2014)
Jeremy Hyam has a claimant-oriented practice that covers areas such as prisoners’ rights and actions against the police. Instructing solicitors praise his “tremendous ability to think outside the box.” (Chambers & Partners 2013)
Jeremy Hyam has particular expertise in health and social care, and its intersection with human rights law. He is also a favourite for Court of Protection work. (Chambers & Partners 2012)
Jeremy Hyam is “a quiet and persuasive authority, who carries a lot of intellectual weight.” Clients highlight the speed at which he can turn things around and his direct, effective advocacy. (Chambers & Partners 2010)
- R(ota) Mrs A, and Sue Evans v. Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust (2020): legal challenge to legality of transgender treatment for children
- Winspear v City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 3250 (QB)  WLR (D) 468
- R (Rose) v Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group  EWHC 1182
- R (Tracey) v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  EWCA Civ 822
- R (L) v West London Mental Health NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 47
- R (On the application of Wright & Others) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for Health and another (Respondents)  UKHL 3
- R (Vu) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 1192 (Admin)
- R (Rayner) v Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWHC 1028
Jeremy also provides both advisory and advocacy at all levels in professional negligence claims across the whole field of professional work but particularly in relation to barristers, solicitors, accountants and architects. He is member of the Professional Negligence Bar Association.
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Winter 2022 – Issue 12 – May 2023 - May 2023
Welcome to the twelfth issue of the QMLR, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This issue catches up on cases from early 2022. Download the Winter 2022 newsletter here: 1COR...
Jeremy Hyam KC successful in Court of Appeal in appeal concerning date of Claimant’s knowledge in professional negligence claim under s.14A Limitation Act - Mar 2023
The Claimant’s leg had been injured in a road traffic accident in 2002. His claim settled on a full and final basis in 2009 without consideration of provisional damages for risk of future...
Jeremy Hyam KC successful in Court of Appeal in obtaining fresh inquest into death of Jodey Whiting - Mar 2023
The Court of Appeal have overturned a Divisional Court decision refusing a further inquest into the death of Jodey Whiting. Her mother, Joy Dove, argued that a second inquest was required to examine...
Jeremy Hyam KC appears in significant Court of Appeal case concerning circumstances in which a fresh inquest should be ordered - Feb 2023
Jodey Whiting took her own life by overdose in 2017 after her ESA and other benefits had been abruptly terminated. The Divisional Court had concluded that a fresh inquest was not required to...
Inquest into the death of Celia Marsh concludes - Sep 2022
Jeremy Hyam KC and Hannah Noyce, instructed by Leigh Day, recently represented the family of Celia Marsh at the inquest into her death. Celia was allergic to milk and died when she suffered...
Pre-Inquest Review held into the Death of Sadie Salt - Jan 2022
Today the pre-inquest review into the death of Sadie Salt is to be heard. Sadie, aged 2, died in November 2020 in hospital following an incident at her nursery, where it is thought she choked on a...
Court of Appeal overturns high-profile judgment on children’s ability to consent to puberty blockers for gender dysphoria - Sep 2021
On Friday 17 September 2021 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in R (Bell and another) v. Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, overturning the landmark ruling of the Divisional...
Jeremy Hyam QC appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge - Sep 2021
Chambers is pleased to announce that Jeremy Hyam QC has been appointed a Deputy High Court Judge. His appointment will take effect on 1st October 2021. The appointment followed an open competition...
How can I search for an individual QMLR article? Using our new Archive website! - Apr 2021
Want the latest case summaries? Looking for all the articles on consent? Need one place with all our COVID-19 guidance? Two years after Chambers began the 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review (QMLR),...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Winter 2020/21 – Issue 8 - Apr 2021
Welcome to the eighth issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, updating you on developments in Winter 2020/21 and our announcement: New QMLR website Two years after Chambers began QMLR,...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Autumn 2020 – Issue 7 - Feb 2021
Welcome to the seventh issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This issue was unfortunately somewhat delayed but covers developments in...
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in defence of hospital reconfiguration judicial review - Jan 2021
The High Court has dismissed a judicial review challenge to West Herts Valleys CCG's alleged failure to carry out formal public consultation prior to shortlisting and then approving an outline...
Jeremy Hyam QC named The Times Lawyer of the Week - Dec 2020
Delighted to announce that Jeremy Hyam QC is this week’s Lawyer of the Week in The Times. Jeremy practises in Clinical Negligence, Administrative and Public Law, Inquests, Public Inquiries,...
Landmark ruling on whether children can consent to puberty blocker treatment for gender dysphoria - Dec 2020
Update: This case is being heard on by the Court of Appeal with Jeremy Hyam QC, Alasdair Henderson and Darragh Coffey instructed by Paul Conrathe of Sinclairslaw to represent the claimants. Watch the...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Summer 2020 – Issue 6 - Sep 2020
Welcome to the sixth issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. Download the Summer 2020 newsletter here: 1COR QMLR - Summer 2020 - Issue 6 ...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – 2020 – Special Issue – Part 3 - Jul 2020
Welcome to this COVID-19 special issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. Given the fast moving nature of this situation, we will likely...
ARDL Webinar: An Inquiry for Inquiry’s Sake? - Jul 2020
Join 1COR's Jeremy Hyam QC and Rajkiran Barhey on Monday to hear them debate the effectiveness of a public inquiry in response to COVID-19, chaired by Daniel Machover. This webinar is hosted by ARDL...
Impact of Covid-19 on Healthcare Webinar - May 2020
In the first remote event of 2020, three teams looked at the impact of COVID-19. Lizanne Gumbel QC chaired the Claimant team comprised of Isabel McArdle and Matthew Flinn. John Whitting QC...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2020 – Issue 5 - May 2020
Welcome to the fifth issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. In this packed edition you will find: Download the Spring 2020 newsletter...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – 2020 – Special Issue – Part 2 - Apr 2020
Welcome to another special issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. Given the fast moving nature of this situation, we will produce a number...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review -2020 – Special Issue - Mar 2020
Welcome to this special issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review (QMLR), brought to you by the barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. We are endeavouring to provide legal analysis of changes caused by...
1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Winter 2019/20 – Issue 4 - Mar 2020
Welcome to the fourth issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This quarterly publication aims to provide summaries and comment on recent cases...
Jeremy Hyam QC and Alasdair Henderson in legal challenge to legality of transgender treatment for children - Jan 2020
The claim R(ota) Mrs A, and Sue Evans v. Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, is brought on behalf of an ex nurse from the Tavistock and the mother (Mrs A) of a young girl who is on the waiting...
The 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Autumn 2019 – Issue 3 - Dec 2019
Welcome to the third issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This quarterly publication aims to provide summaries and comment on recent cases...
1COR hosts Sutton Trust students for an insight into life at the Bar - Oct 2019
What is a barrister? 1COR hosts Sutton Trust Pathways to Law students to give them a glimpse into life at the Bar. 1COR, led by Head of Outreach Jo Moore, welcomes Sutton Trust students to learn...
The 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Summer 2019 – Issue 2 - Aug 2019
Welcome to the second issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This quarterly publication aims to provide summaries and comment on recent cases in...
Supreme Court refuse to grant permission to appeal in ARB v IVF Hammersmith Limited - Jul 2019
On 17 July 2019, the Supreme Court refused to grant permission for ARB to appeal the 17 December 2018 decision of the Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 2803. Jeremy Hyam QC and Suzanne Lambert acted for...
The 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2019 – Issue 1 - May 2019
Welcome to the first issue of the Quarterly Medical Law Review, brought to you by barristers at 1 Crown Office Row. This new quarterly publication aims to provide summaries and comment on recent cases...
Jeremy Hyam QC in important case on NHS consultant employment contracts concerning suspension of pay - Mar 2019
In North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Dr Andrew Gregg (2019) EWCA Civ 387 the Court of Appeal have held that NHS Trust was not entitled to withhold pay during a period of interim suspension by...
1COR hitting the headlines with Martin Forde QC, Jeremy Hyam QC and Matthew Hill featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 2019 - Jan 2019
Delighted to have our members featured in The Lawyer’s Hot 100 for an outstanding year for Martin Forde QC, Jeremy Hyam QC and Matthew Hill. 1COR are proud to have the most members from a single...
Hill Dickinson’s Healthcare Hub – Medical Lecture Series 2019: HSIB – An Introduction with Jeremy Hyam QC - Jan 2019
Join 1 Crown Office Row at Hill Dickinson's next Medical Lecture considering the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB). Talks by representatives from HSIB (including Jude Piper, Maternity Team...
Jeremy Hyam QC and Suzanne Lambert in the Court of Appeal case on recoverability for damages for upbringing of healthy child as a result of wrongful conception - Dec 2018
A couple underwent successful fertility treatment at an IVF clinic and froze five embryos, with both their gametes, after the birth of their first child. The couple later separated and the mother...
Law Pod UK Ep. 58: 2018 Inquest law update - Dec 2018
2018 provided much food for thought for those practising in inquest law, with significant judgments on the burden on proof in suicide, on scope in relation to the Birmingham pub bombings, on causation...
The End, the Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning: Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal in Disciplinary Proceedings - Nov 2018
This seminar, with opening remarks from Richard Booth QC and chaired by Clodagh Bradley QC, will look at Erasure, Remediation and Rights of Appeal relating to professional discipline and regulatory...
Jeremy Hyam QC represents the family of girl who died after eating a Pret sandwich from Heathrow in ongoing inquest - Sep 2018
The inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, which opened on 24th September 2018, examines the role food packaging and cabin crew training played. Jeremy Hyam QC has been instructed by Jill...
Jeremy Hyam QC and Matthew Barnes in significant clinical negligence case on Part 36 offers and indemnity costs - Jul 2018
Jeremy Hyam QC and Matthew Barnes in significant case regarding late acceptance of a Part 36 offer and whether litigation conduct justified indemnity costs. The claimant, who was mentally fragile,...
Jeremy Hyam QC is successful in employment injunction - Jun 2018
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in employment injunction to prevent NHS Trust convening a gross misconduct disciplinary hearing against psychiatrist. The Claimant was a consultant forensic psychiatrist...
Congratulations to Owain Thomas QC, Jeremy Hyam QC and Amy Mannion on being appointed as Recorders - Mar 2018
We are delighted to announce that Owain Thomas QC, Jeremy Hyam QC and Amy Mannion have been appointed as recorders by the Queen, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable David Gauke...
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in obtaining healthcare employment/disciplinary injunction - Mar 2018
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in obtaining healthcare employment/disciplinary injunction for Consultant Anaesthetist against his employing Trust. He was instructed by Ian Sadler of Radcliffes Le...
The Liability of Private Hospitals and Clinics - Feb 2018
Lessons from the Paterson Litigation: Developments in the law relating to vicarious liability. Dame Christina Lambert chairs a panel of 1COR members who will discuss developments in the law...
High Court dismisses contractual claim for upbringing of healthy child on public policy grounds - Oct 2017
Mr Justice Jay has dismissed a claim for damages brought by the father of a child born by IVF. He had claimed as damages the costs of the upbringing of his six year old daughter following his...
Neglect verdict in an inquest with Jeremy Hyam QC acting on behalf of the family - Oct 2017
Jeremy Hyam QC acted behalf of the family in an inquest with a neglect verdict. The case concerned the death of an autistic and learning disabled adult who was left unobserved by any trained nursing...
1COR Hosts 2017 Court of Protection Conference - Sep 2017
Chambers hosted a conference in Brighton on 14th September on recent developments in the Court of Protection with Local Government Lawyers from the Orbis Group covering Surrey, East & West Sussex...
1COR Public Law Seminar – Life, Liberty & Security - Sep 2017
Date: 11th September 2017 We will be tweeting using the hash tag: #1CORpublic Registration: 16:30pm onwards Programme: 17:00 - 17:50 Panel Discussion chaired by Mrs Justice Whipple. ...
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in Court of Appeal VAT case concerning Talacre ‘carve out’ - May 2017
Jeremy Hyam QC has successfully defended HMRC in this important appeal concerning the circumstances when a member state can carve out "concrete and specific" parts of a wider supply, and apply...
Jeremy Hyam QC successful in Judicial Review of GDC guidance on retrospective effect of amendments to Dentists Act 1984 - Dec 2016
The GDC had denied a dental practitioner his right of review of an unpublished warning issued by the Investigating Committee under its new power under s.27(A)11 Dentists Act 1984 which came into force...
Jeremy Hyam QC wins infective endocarditis case for GP before Garnham J - May 2016
In a careful judgment in the high value clinical negligence claim, Tucker v Griffiths  EWHC 1214 (QB), Garnham J. decided that the appropriate test for referral to hospital of infective...
3 members listed in Who’s Who Legal 2016 - Feb 2016
David Hart QC, Angus McCullough QC and Jeremy Hyam have been named in Who's Who Legal 2016, a publication which identifies the foremost legal practitioners in business law based upon comprehensive,...
”Healthier Together” judicial review challenge dismissed - Jan 2016
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie succeeded in defending the judicial review challenge to the "Healthier Together" programme in Greater Manchester. Mr Justice Dove rejected each of the...
‘Six of the Best!’ 6 members appointed Queen’s Counsel - Jan 2016
We are absolutely delighted to announce the appointment of Marina Wheeler, Henry Witcomb, Owain Thomas, Jeremy Hyam, Clodagh Bradley and Peter Skelton as Queen's Counsel. This provides welcome...
1COR in Healthier Together judicial review - Dec 2015
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie appeared in the "Healthier Together" judicial review claim heard on 9 and 10 December 2015 in Manchester. In this case a private company called "Keep...
Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie successful in court fees challenge for mesothelioma victims - Jul 2015
The Lord Chancellor has agreed to change the law on court fees following a successful challenge by the Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK, represented by Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie. Read a...
Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie succeed for AvMA in duty of candour challenge - Jul 2015
Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie acted for AvMA in a challenge to the duty of candour regulations which create a "two tier" system for different health organisations. A statutory duty of candour was...
Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie win challenge to the Government Legal Aid changes for cancer sufferers - Oct 2014
Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie acted for the Asbestos Victims' Support Groups Forum UK in the successful challenge to the Government's proposals to include mesothelioma victims within the funding...
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie in landmark Court of Appeal victory for patient rights in DNACPR decisions - Jun 2014
The Court of Appeal has upheld a challenge to the lawfulness of "Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation" (DNACPR) orders, holding that NHS Trusts are under a legal duty to consult with and...
Neil Garnham QC and Jeremy Hyam in a case on the scope of a Clinical Commissioning Group’s s.3 duty under the NHS Act 2006 - May 2014
Neil Garnham QC and Jeremy Hyam were successful in resisting this claim about the scope of a CCG's s.3 duty under the NHS Act 2006, and the asserted obligation to provide an eligible patient with NHS...
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie appear in the Court of Appeal for the family of Janet Tracey - May 2014
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Kate Beattie, instructed by Leigh Day appear in the Court of Appeal for the family of Janet Tracey, who had a "Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation" (DNACPR)...
Jeremy Hyam represents Crohn’s sufferer Elizabeth Rose in challenge to NHS refusal to fund freezing of her eggs before chemotherapy - Apr 2014
Elizabeth Rose has suffered from Crohn's disease since she was 14 and now faces an "imminent" bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy which she fears will render her infertile. She has applied for...
Henry Witcomb, Andrew Kennedy and Jeremy Hyam listed in the Chambers & Partners list of top 100 Junior Barristers - Dec 2013
We are delighted to announce that Henry Witcomb, Andrew Kennedy and Jeremy Hyam have been ranked in the new Chambers and Partners list of the top 100 Junior Barristers. The Directory describes...
Jeremy Hyam succeeds in the Court of Appeal for Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign Ltd - Oct 2013
Jeremy Hyam acted as junior counsel representing Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign Ltd in the Secretary of State's appeal against the High Court's decision that the reconfiguration of South London...
Jeremy Hyam for the family in inquest into death of a toddler resulting from medical failure in 3 hospitals - Oct 2013
Jeremy Hyam (instructed by Leigh Day) represented the family of Alice Mason at the Inquest into her death. Having previously undergone treatment for a brain tumour, Alice was 2 years old when she died...
Philip Havers QC, Jeremy Hyam and Marina Wheeler in judicial review on consultation re closure of centres for paediatric cardiac surgery - Mar 2013
Philip Havers QC and Jeremy Hyam have successfully represented the Save Our Surgery group in a judicial review challenge to 'Safe and Sustainable' paediatric heart reconfiguration. In this...
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2013 - Feb 2013
We are delighted to announce the following new appointments to the Attorney General's Panels - Owain Thomas to the A Panel (a re-appointment), Amy Mannion and John Jolliffe to the B Panel and Caroline...
Members of 1COR acted in the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust Public Inquiry - Feb 2013
Members of One Crown Office Row were involved in this inquiry, drawing on their combined expertise in clinical negligence and public law. The hearings took place from November 2010 until December...
Ten 1COR members and our Chambers Academic have contributed to the 3rd Edition of “Burnett-Hall on Environmental Law” - Feb 2013
David Hart QC, Angus McCullough QC, Owain Thomas, Jeremy Hyam, Suzanne Lambert, Richard Mumford, John Jolliffe, Rachel Marcus, Matthew Donmall, Karwan Eskerie and Rosalind English (our Chambers...
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2012 - Feb 2012