Cassius Box

Legal Director

Cassius advises on a wide range of clinical negligence matters, with a particular interest in spinal claims.

Rated in Chambers and Partners since 2008:

“Highly regarded lawyer … is lauded by sources for his sensible and pragmatic advice in relation to clinical negligence and medical malpractice claims.”

Notable Cases
  • Harding v Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust,[2017] EWHC 2393 – successful defence of brain injury claim following substandard A&E care.
  • Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, [2017] Med LR 245 – Court of Appeal decision on the duty of A&E receptionists and the responsibility of patients to wait for treatment.
  • Nicholas v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, 2012 EWHC 591 – successful defence of brain injury claim following vascular surgery.
  • Newman v Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, 2010 EWHC 171 - successful defence of a claim in respect of treatment of a spinal epidural abscess.
  • Markose v Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust, (2005) Lloyd's Rep Med 334 - successful defence of an informed consent claim following spinal surgery.
  • DA v North East London Strategic Health Authority, LTL 31/05/2005 - successful defence of a claim in respect of brain damage at birth.
  • Al-Hamwi v North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, (2005) Lloyd's Rep Med 309 - successful defence of a “wrongful birth” claim.
Qualifications

BA (Econ.) Manchester University, 1994

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