Anthony Barton


Solicitor and Medical Practitioner


         Anthony Barton provides independent specialist medico-legal services in the following areas:


  Clinical negligence

  Pharmaceutical product liability litigation

  Inquests (clinical practice, medicinal products, medical devices, health and safety)

 Case assessment for after the event insurance

 Access to justice






        Telephone: 020 7700 6761 and 07849615317 (mobile)




        Postal address: 42 Gibson Square, London N1 0RB



        Work and appointments


        Specialist services for law firms including City practices. 


        Advice to leading after event insurance providers to assess clinical negligence cases.


        Advice to Department of Health on medicinal products and borderline products.


        Parliamentary adviser: NHS Redress Act 2006, clinical negligence, coronial law, civil legal funding.


        Qualified barrister (called 1987, Lincoln’s Inn).


Former Deputy and Assistant Deputy Coroner (1993-2011)





        Major group actions: benzodiazepines, oral contraceptive pill, MMR vaccine, sodium valproate;

        Other cases involving tetracyclines, steroids, organophosphates, insulin, slimming pills, heart valves,

        Hib vaccine.

        Numerous inquests. 

          Numerous clinical negligence cases, assessment of prospects.





         Editor and contributing author Clinical Negligence: Powers Harris Barton (2008, Tottel Publishing)

         ISBN 978 1 84766 075 6): Clinical Negligence


         Numerous articles and publications on clinical negligence, pharmaceutical litigation and funding issues;

         Numerous lectures and presentations.


         Adam Smith Institute Briefing (April 2000): Privatizing Access to Justice

           Former associate editor Medical Law Reports

         Adam Smith Institute Briefing (August 2010): Accesss to Justice: Balancing the Risks




   for information about ATE insurance products

  for clinical negligence news and cases

  ATE insurance product

  ATE insurance product

  ATE insurance, including prospective pre-investigation cover information for clinical negligence claimants

 Society of Doctors in Law



         Articles of Interest

       Clinical Negligence Law

       NHS Redress Act 2006

       Funding Clinical Negligence Claims