Tom Barnes

Partner, Head of Medical Negligence

Specialising in medical negligence cases since 1988, Tom has extensive experience and knowledge in advising claimants and their families, helping them get through what can be the most difficult of times.

He is a member of both the Action against Medical Accident (AVMA) panel and the Law Society Clinical Negligence panel.  He specialises in Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury cases and other cases of maximum severity.

Tom heads the Medical Negligence Department at BTTJ and was instrumental in the Department’s recent renewal of its Legal Aid Franchise accreditation, the Auditor from the Legal Aid Agency commenting that the Department’s procedures were the best she had seen.

The Legal 500 has also recognised Tom, stating he is “highly experienced, has a great case load and is popular with clients”.

Specialist Areas of Practice

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brain Injury Cases

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Actions against Medical Accident (AVMA)
  • Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel
  • Senior Litigator – APiL