Jonathan Gaydon

Year of Call: 2013
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Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Clinical Negligence

Jonathan is able to offer advice and representation in cases arising from:

  • Unnecessary or inappropriate treatment
  • Surgical negligence
  • Pharmaceutical negligence
  • Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis
  • Failure to obtain informed consent
  • Dental negligence
  • Cosmetic negligence

In cases involving a fatality, Jonathan is experienced in providing representation at inquests on behalf of families or interested parties.

Recent instructions include:

  • Advising and drafting pleadings where medical investigation and treatment following a road traffic accident failed to identify the presence of retained glass within the claimant’s arm
  • Representing the family at the inquest touching upon the tragic death of a young woman in her twenties who suffered a fatal stroke secondary to acute pyogenic meningitis
  • During pupillage, assisted Richard Grimshaw in representing the family at the Article 2 inquest arising out of a hanging in a psychiatric unit.
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Academic qualifications

  • LLB, King’s College London (First Class Honours)
  • MSc, New College, University of Oxford (Dissertation Distinction)
  • BPTC, The City Law School


  • Law School Prize in Jurisprudence and Legal Theory (2010)
  • King's Scholarship (2010)
  • Winner, Inter-Inns of Court Debating Competition (2013)
  • President of Debating at the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2013)
  • President of External Mooting at the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple (2012)
  • President of King's College Debating Society (2009)