Dr Nicholas Braslavsky QC

Clinical Negligence


36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082


5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123


Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Stephen Loxton

Clinical Negligence

Clinical Negligence work of severity and/or complexity including cases involving injuries of max severity.

Significant Reported Cases

Wiszniewski v Central Manchester HA, Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Clough v Tameside and Glossop HA Queen's Bench Division

Walkin v South Manchester HA Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Recent Involvement in Cases

Tetraplegia claim following roller-coaster ride

Severe lower limb injuries following jet ski accident

Representing families at Shoreham air disaster inquest

Successful Court of Appeal Judgment acting for 30+ claimants in cosmetic surgery/misrepresentation claim

Numerous catastrophic vehicle/motorcycle claims causing tetraplegia, paraplegia, PVS, MCS and other maximum severity brain damage cases.



Leading practitioner in serious injury and clinical negligence cases. Acts for both claimants and defendants in catastrophic acquired injury cases (mainly neurological injury to the brain and spinal injuries) and for claimants in wide range of clinical negligence cases (birth damage, failed/late diagnoses, emergency medicine, neurological/vascular accidents etc).  Also regulatory and allied clinical litigation arising from cosmetic surgery etc

Areas of expertise:
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Regulatory
  • Sports Law


Chambers UK 2017:

"He combines everything you want in a QC, he's clever, a good advocate, tactical and easy to work with." "He is forensic in his attention to detail, he will know a case inside-out."

"He makes the client feel central to everything so they don't feel like they are sidelined at all. He ensures that everything is explained to them in a way they understand and is very respectful." "What stands out, really, is his technical ability; he can go beyond what we usually find in cases and is not fazed by dealing with difficult issues."

Legal 500 2017: 

‘He has brilliant analytical skills and is great at handling sensitive issues.'

Chambers UK 2016:

“A standout performer; a very robust and skilful advocate”

"He is wise and experienced; great to have on your team"

Legal 500 2015:

"Excellent with clients, analytical, yet still practical in his approach"


Inner Temple


Various in journals and books


Queen’s Counsel
Recorder (crime and civil)
Deputy High Court Judge
Professor of Law, University of Birmingham 
Head of Chambers 2010 – 2017



LL.B (Hons) Ph.D

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