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David Kenny

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David Kenny - Deans Court Chambers


  • BA, MPhil (Nott'm)

Professional Associations

  • Northern Circuit
  • Personal Injury Bar Association


David Kenny is a specialist in personal injury litigation. He has a particular interest in road traffic accidents including low velocity impact cases.

He also has considerable and extensive experience in clinical negligence work.

David represents both claimants and defendants. His practice is at all levels, including complex matters involving major injuries and severe disability.

He also accepts instructions in CICA appeals and inquests.

He regularly delivers seminars on all aspects of personal injury and clinical negligence.

Notable Cases

  • Clinical Negligence

    HS -v- Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

    Judgment upon damages in cerebral palsy case

    Award is 7-figure lump sum plus periodical payments

  • Clinical Negligence

    Petrou -v- NW Strategic Health Authority

    Claimant suffered from croup at 6 months of age

    Case compromised

    An 8-figure value claim

  • Clinical Negligence

    Radwan Hamed -v- Dr Mills and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club (2015)

    Claimant was young professional footballer diagnosed with a heart defect but continued to play football and suffered a cardiac arrest on the football pitch

    Claim pursued against Consultant Cardiologist and Employer

  • Clinical Negligence

    B -v- East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

    Settlement approved by Owen J

    Substantial 7-figure award of damages

    Claimant suffered profound brain damage during delivery

  • Personal Injury

    RE: M

    Shaken baby case - £2,350,000 CICA awarded

  • Personal Injury

    Zachary Petrou v NW Strategic Health Authority

    £10,000,000+ settlement

  • Personal Injury

    RE: "Child B"

    £9.6 million settlement

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Wade

    Kernicterus £4.4 million - full value 6.6 million

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Ellis

    Cerebral palsy £7.65 million

  • Personal Injury

    RE: May

    Spinal surgery £3.25 million

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Barker

    Cerebral palsy 70% recovery - full value estimated at £10 million

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Ormston

    Birth injury £1 million (claimant 46 years old at time of issue of proceedings)

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Redfern

    Birth injury £1.3 million

  • Personal Injury

    RE: Wadsworth

    Cerebral palsy – liability admitted - estimated value £10 million

What the directories say

Experienced in high-value catastrophic injury cases. (Personal injury and clinical negligence)

Legal 500, 2014

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