Our offices are open for business. We kindly ask that you continue to wear a facemask if you are able to do so when visiting us.

Please do not visit if you are showing symptoms of COVID-19, if this is the case, please contact the office by telephone/email to rearrange your appointment or discuss an alternative arrangement.

The safety of our staff & clients is of paramount importance to us and so thank you for your continued co-operation.

Please note - As of 1st September 2021, Brindley Twist Tafft & James will no longer be using the Document Exchange (DX) service.

Please note, our offices will be closed from Friday 24th December 2021 & will re-open Tuesday 4th January 2022

Tom Barnes

Partner, Head of Medical Negligence

Areas of practice

Employee Navigation Medical Negligence

Specialising in medical negligence cases since 1988, Tom has extensive experience and knowledge in advising claimants and their families, helping them get through what can be the most difficult of times.

He is a member of Action against Medical Accident (AVMA) and The Law Society Clinical Negligence Panels.  He specialises in Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury cases and other cases of maximum severity.

Tom heads the Medical Negligence Department at BTTJ and was instrumental in the Department’s renewal of its Legal Aid Franchise accreditation, the Auditor from the Legal Services Commission commenting that the Department’s procedures were the best she had seen.

The Legal 500 has also recognised Tom, stating he is “highly experienced, has a great case load and is popular with clients.

 

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Member of Actions against Medical Accidents Panel (AVMA)

Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel

APiL - Senior Litigator