Peter Marquand

Head of Claims, Partner

Peter has been a partner at Capsticks since 2000.  He heads the claims division, which encompasses defendant litigation for the NHS and insurers as well as public law and advisory work for all Capsticks’ clients.  Peter was appointed as a Deputy Chairman of the Information Tribunal from 2005 to 2009 and as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2016 to 2022 sitting in the Administrative Court and Queen’s Bench Division. Peter was appointed a Recorder (Crime) in 2019 and sits on the Midland Circuit.

Prior to commencing his legal career, Peter qualified as a doctor and practised in many aspects of hospital based medicine up to registrar level.

Peter’s expertise is in high value personal injury and clinical negligence claims for defendants as well as information law and consent to treatment cases.

Notable projects

  • Ms B v An NHS Trust [2002] EWHC 429 (Fam) (22nd March, 2002)
  • N v Dr M [2002] EWCA Civ 1789
  • Ward v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2005] UKHL 32


  • Deputy High Court Judge, 2016 to 2022
  • Recorder (Crime), 2019


  • BSc, King's College London, 1984
  • MB BS, Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, 1987
  • MRCP (UK), Royal College of Physicians London, 1990
  • CEDR accredited mediator

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