Lee Speakman

Call 2009


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Clinical Negligence

Lee is an experienced clinical negligence practitioner who is regularly instructed on behalf of claimants in claims of medium to very high value.

Lee has a very personable approach with lay clients. He has a sharp mind and an ability to cut through the noise to the heart of complex breach and causation arguments.

He regularly conducts conferences with experts, including in multiple disciplines, at all stages of the case.

Clinical Negligence Cases

Recent cases include:

JT [2021] – Lee represented the claimant in a 5 day trial in Manchester, involving allegations of negligence against a neurosurgeon for failing to return a patient to theatre following rapid deterioration in sight and eventual blindness after partial resection of a brain tumour. There were complex issues of breach and causation and oral expert evidence of consultant neurosurgeons and consultant ophthalmologists.

SF [2020] – Lee represents a claimant who has suffered severe pelvic inflammatory disease and severely impaired fertility, involving claims for IVF treatment, salpingectomy and abdominoplasty