Jonathan Clarke

Year of call 1990

CClerk

Jack Wheeler
020 7269 0337 Email Jack
Jonathan practices principally in the field of personal injury, mostly for injured claimants.
 
He is a co-author of Redgrave's Health and Safety and the Health and Safety section of Atkins' Court Forms, a contributing author to Munkman on Employer's Liability and author of the deafness damages tables in Sweet & Maxwell's Occupational Illness Litigation.
 
He has participated in consultation papers leading to legislative reform, such as the new court rules on Crown proceedings and Part 36 offers to settle. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA).
 
He has lectured on a variety of topics relevant to personal injury claims, such as quantification of damages, limitation and CRU.

Jonathan represents claimants in a wide variety of personal injury claims such as work related accidents, road traffic accidents (including MIB claims and LVI), agricultural accidents, occupational deafness, RSI claims, injuries due to defective premises, injuries due to defective goods, accidents caused by poorly maintained highways, fatal accidents, injuries to children, accidents during international carriage by sea and air, rail accidents, accidents on holiday, assaults and injuries inflicted by animals.
 
In addition to damages claims, Jonathan has appeared in related proceedings such as Criminal Injuries Appeal Panel (CICAP) hearings, coroners' inquests and public inquiries.
 
He has been involved in large group litigation. He also undertakes professional negligence cases arising out of an injured person's lost opportunity to bring a personal injury claim.
 
His reported cases include the following:
  • Buck & Ors v. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust [2006] EWCA Civ 1576 (employer's duty of care to psychiatric hospital staff)
  • Collings v. The Home Office [2006] 12 CL 22 (Animals Act claim by dog handler against employer)
  • Grattage v. The Home Office [2003] CLY 456 (service by fax, crown proceedings)
  • Smith v. (1) Bass plc (2) Hilton International Hotels (UK) [2001] 1 PIQR P197 (CRU, payments into court)
 

Jonathan represents claimants injured as a result of defective goods.


Jonathan appeared in both the Southall and Ladbroke Grove rail crash inquiries.

  • Buck & Ors v. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

    Counsel:  Barry Cotter QC, Jonathan Clarke   Practice areas:  Personal Injury; Health and Safety   Court:  Court of Appeal   Judges:  Waller LJ (Vice President of the Court of Appeal,...

  • Alan Collings v. The Home Office

    Alan Collings v The Home Office   HHJ Walton, 12 June 2006   Newcastle upon Tyne County Court (4DH01030)   Jonathan Clarke (Old Square Chambers), counsel for C, instructed by...

  • Grattage v. The Home Office

    Liverpool County Court (Deputy District Judge O'Neill 30.4.02, 19.12.02, 20.1.03)   Jonathan Clarke, counsel for the Claimant (instructed by Lees Lloyd Whitley)   Timothy Holloway, counsel for the Defendant (instructed...

  • The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry

    Jonathan Clarke was Principal counsel for the RMT, John Hendy QC, Michael Ford and Rohan Pirani appeared on behalf of the bereaved and injured in both Parts I and II...

  • Smith v. (1) Bass plc (2) Hilton International Hotels (UK)

    Withholding recoverable benefits from a payment into court; defendants cannot amend notice of payment in when certificate of recoverable benefits is later reduced to nil. C in the course of...

  • The Southall Rail Accident Inquiry Report

    Jonathan Clarke was Counsel for the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority, John Hendy QC and Michael Ford were instructed on behalf of the bereaved and injured....

  • See all cases

     

pAwards

2016 L500 Leading Individual L500 2015 leading individual Legal 500 Top Ranked Barrister 2014 Ranked in Legal 500 2013
Jonathan practices principally in the field of personal injury, mostly for injured claimants.
 
He is a co-author of Redgrave's Health and Safety and the Health and Safety section of Atkins' Court Forms, a contributing author to Munkman on Employer's Liability and author of the deafness damages tables in Sweet & Maxwell's Occupational Illness Litigation.
 
He has participated in consultation papers leading to legislative reform, such as the new court rules on Crown proceedings and Part 36 offers to settle. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA).
 
He has lectured on a variety of topics relevant to personal injury claims, such as quantification of damages, limitation and CRU.

Jonathan represents claimants in a wide variety of personal injury claims such as work related accidents, road traffic accidents (including MIB claims and LVI), agricultural accidents, occupational deafness, RSI claims, injuries due to defective premises, injuries due to defective goods, accidents caused by poorly maintained highways, fatal accidents, injuries to children, accidents during international carriage by sea and air, rail accidents, accidents on holiday, assaults and injuries inflicted by animals.
 
In addition to damages claims, Jonathan has appeared in related proceedings such as Criminal Injuries Appeal Panel (CICAP) hearings, coroners' inquests and public inquiries.
 
He has been involved in large group litigation. He also undertakes professional negligence cases arising out of an injured person's lost opportunity to bring a personal injury claim.
 
His reported cases include the following:
  • Buck & Ors v. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust [2006] EWCA Civ 1576 (employer's duty of care to psychiatric hospital staff)
  • Collings v. The Home Office [2006] 12 CL 22 (Animals Act claim by dog handler against employer)
  • Grattage v. The Home Office [2003] CLY 456 (service by fax, crown proceedings)
  • Smith v. (1) Bass plc (2) Hilton International Hotels (UK) [2001] 1 PIQR P197 (CRU, payments into court)
 

Jonathan represents claimants injured as a result of defective goods.


Jonathan appeared in both the Southall and Ladbroke Grove rail crash inquiries.

  • Buck & Ors v. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

    Counsel:  Barry Cotter QC, Jonathan Clarke   Practice areas:  Personal Injury; Health and Safety   Court:  Court of Appeal   Judges:  Waller LJ (Vice President of the Court of Appeal,...

  • Alan Collings v. The Home Office

    Alan Collings v The Home Office   HHJ Walton, 12 June 2006   Newcastle upon Tyne County Court (4DH01030)   Jonathan Clarke (Old Square Chambers), counsel for C, instructed by...

  • Grattage v. The Home Office

    Liverpool County Court (Deputy District Judge O'Neill 30.4.02, 19.12.02, 20.1.03)   Jonathan Clarke, counsel for the Claimant (instructed by Lees Lloyd Whitley)   Timothy Holloway, counsel for the Defendant (instructed...

  • The Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry

    Jonathan Clarke was Principal counsel for the RMT, John Hendy QC, Michael Ford and Rohan Pirani appeared on behalf of the bereaved and injured in both Parts I and II...

  • Smith v. (1) Bass plc (2) Hilton International Hotels (UK)

    Withholding recoverable benefits from a payment into court; defendants cannot amend notice of payment in when certificate of recoverable benefits is later reduced to nil. C in the course of...

  • The Southall Rail Accident Inquiry Report

    Jonathan Clarke was Counsel for the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority, John Hendy QC and Michael Ford were instructed on behalf of the bereaved and injured....

  • See all cases

     

pAwards

2016 L500 Leading Individual L500 2015 leading individual Legal 500 Top Ranked Barrister 2014 Ranked in Legal 500 2013
About cookies on our website

To find out more about what cookies are, which cookies we use on this website and how to delete and block cookies, please see our Which cookies we use page.

Click on the button below to accept the use of cookies on this website (this will prevent the dialogue box from appearing on future visits)