Clinical Negligence

Robert Seabrook QC has a distinguished practice in Clinical Negligence. He has been recognised as a top tier practitioner by Chambers & Partners since 2008. In recent years he has become a popular mediator with a strong emphasis on clinical negligence.

“He was very approachable, putting the client at ease and he was calm and measured.” (Mediation, 2019)

He can come in on complex cases and provide experience. He sees the wood for the trees.” (Chambers & Partners 2014)

“Robert Seabrook QC, who has had a long and esteemed career at the Bar. Testament to his standing he recently appeared in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court in Bell v Crossdale and the BVI Health Authority.” (Chambers & Partners 2013)

“[He] is an immensely experienced practitioner with a wide ranging and useful knowledge of complex medical issues.” (Chambers & Partners 2012)

“(He) remains a popular choice for solicitors due to the fact that he is energetic, tenacious and lightning quick on the uptake.” (Chambers & Partners 2008)

Selected Cases

  • Kapfunde v Abbey National Plc [1998] IRLR 583 CA.
  • Cornelius v De Taranto [2001] EWCA Civ 1511.
  • Warrilow v Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals NHS Trust [2006] EWHC 801 Q B.
  • Romy Smith v East & North Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2008] EWHC 2234 [2008] EWHC 2234.
  • Manning v King’s College Hospitals NHS Trust [2009] EWCA Civ 832.
  • Hughes & Waltham Forest HA L Med 2 R 155 CA.
  • Manna v Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 2279 QB.
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