5 Essex Court

Mark Thomas

Call 2006


Mark regularly provides advice and representation in cases involving health and clinical issues. His recent experience includes:

  • Advising in clinical negligence proceedings following the repeated cancellation of clinical procedures and allegations that sterilisation procedures had not been adhered to;
  • Advising in relation to an accident at work suffered by an employee of a national private healthcare provider;
  • Representing a third sector care provider in inquest proceedings following the death of a young man suffering from epilepsy. Includes issues of the correct deployment of assistive technology within assisted accommodation; 
  • Representing an individual carer at an inquest following the death of a young man suffering severe disabilities who died when his tracheostomy became dislodged and was not reinserted. Included detailed examination of issues surrounding tracheostomy care.
  • Representing a police force at inquest proceedings following the death of a member of the public after an episode of excited delirium;
  • Advising a private care home provider in defence of a claim for breaches of Articles 2, 3 and 8 ECHR following a number of alleged failures and omissions in relation to residential nursing care;
  • Advising a private care home provider in relation to breach of contract and negligence claims following allegations of lack of treatment and care given to an elderly dementia patient.