David Greenhalgh is experienced in RTA cases, including claims involving uninsured drivers, often representing clients before the MIB. He also has an active occupiers and employment-related personal injury practice. Sources have "the utmost confidence in him," with one client saying: "I can't think of anything he could have done that could have helped me more."Chambers and Partners 2017
David Greenhalgh of Clarkson Wright & Jakes specialises in obstetrics and cerebral palsy claims. A client states: "He puts himself on the line for us and I've never felt let down by him."Chambers and Partners 2016
David Greenhalgh of Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd has a wide-ranging personal injury practice and is "very easy to deal with. He made sure I got all the help I needed," said one client.Chambers and Partners 2016
David Greenhalgh of Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd is highly regarded for his prowess on a range of cases, including accidents at work, clinical negligence and severe RTAs. Interviewees say he is "very well organised and thoughtful."Chambers and Partners 2015
David Greenhalgh of Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd has a busy caseload which typically covers cerebral palsy and obstetrics. He is currently working on claims valued in the region of several millions of pounds.Chambers and Partners 2015
David Greenhalgh of Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd was said by one parent to be "a good communicator and always willing to discuss any points of concern regarding our child's case." He has recently secured settlements for various injuries including amputation, serious internal trauma and brain damage, including one instance where the individual was already under care.Chambers and Partners 2013
The "very good and tactically astute litigator" David Greenhalgh heads the PI department at Clarkson Wright & Jakes. He impresses sources with his varied practice, which recently saw him act for holidaymakers injured on a boat trip in Maldives.Chambers and Partners 2012
David is described as a "very efficient, very knowledgeable lawyer who gets on with a case with the mimimal amount of fuss and prevarication."Chambers and Partners 2011
David heads the personal injury and clinical negligence team. He trained with a London firm and qualified in 1989 before moving to a large practice in Tunbridge Wells. He joined Clarkson Wright & Jakes in 1996 and became a partner in 1997.
David is a member of the Law Society Personal Injury panel, the Action against Victims of Medical Accidents (AVMA) Clinical Negligence panel, Headway (the charity for victims of head injuries) and the Spinal Injuries Association.
Expertise - Personal Injury
- Accidents at work
- Road accidents
- Tripping accidents and accidents in public places
- Serious injury cases
Expertise - Clinical negligence
- Cases involving severe brain injury (including cerebral palsy) during birth
Throughout his career David has handled many complex and difficult cases medical negligence and personal injury claims in respect of spinal cord damage during fusion surgery, ureter damage during kidney stone removal and accident claims involving quadriplegia and multiple injuries, with settlements in excess of £1 million.
Claim to fame
"For three years on the spin aged 9,10 and 11 I won the boys sports day flat race at my primary school for which i received a square of pink cardboard x3 with '1st' written on them in red biro."