David Greenhalgh


David Greenhalgh


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."