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Practice head Russell Levy is recognised as an "outstanding litigator" who is "hugely committed to his clients." – Chambers and partners 2017

Russell is head of the firm’s leading clinical negligence department.

He has specialised in complex clinical negligence cases, medical devices and healthcare litigation for over 30 years and is a regular commentator on medical negligence and civil law reform.

Russell is Chair of the Campaign for Freedom of Information and is on various APIL and Law Society Working Parties.  He has previously served as Honorary Secretary of the Clinical Disputes Forum, and as a member of the Civil Justice Council Clinical Negligence and Serious Injury Committee, the Lord Chancellor’s Department Clinical Negligence Working Party and Minors’ Funds Working Group,  as well as numerous APIL and AvMA committees.  He is on the editorial advisory board of the journal 'Clinical Risk'.

Russell has worked with a number of charities including the Spinal Injuries Association, TB Network, and the Canon Collins Educational Trust for Southern Africa.  He is a Trustee of the Africa Educational Trust.

Russell Levy in the news

Whose courts are they anyway? Times 28.3.13 Russell Levy says that the implementation of the Jackson reforms to civil procedure, costs and funding, coupled with swingeing cuts in eligibility for legal aid will: destroy the fundamental principle of restitution; confuse and obscure the “English rule” that costs follow the event; and demonstrate for once and for all that the Government and the senior judiciary essentially regard the civil courts as the preserve of business and the wealthy rather than “ordinary” people.

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  • Legal 500 2017 Leading individual

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