Admitted in 1985, Nigel Montgomery acts on behalf of the NHSLA, NHS Trusts, and the MDU advising on all aspects of risk and claims.
He has 25 years experience of handling clinical negligence claims across all areas including cerebral palsy, oncology, paediatrics and plastic surgery. Advisory work includes strategic analysis and implementation of Trust policies, procedures and training in relation to clinical and health and safety risk.
Nigel is a regular author of articles to health and risk management publications and speaker at conferences on medico-legal issues.
He leads a dedicated team in Bristol acting for healthcare providers in the public and private sectors.
"Nigel Montgomery - is "very highly rated indeed"." Chambers UK 2013 Edition, Clinical Negligence UK Wide
"DAC Beachcroft LLP has a strong and highly rated national team headed from the Bristol office by the "hugely experienced" Nigel Montgomery." Legal 500 UK 2012 Edition, Clinical Negligence, London
"DAC Beachcroft LLP has a strong and highly rated national team headed from the Bristol office by the "hugely experienced" Nigel Montgomery. It has one of the largest portfolios of work for the NHSLA including several complex group actions and the firm features a nominated NHSLA partner at each of the Bristol Winchester Leeds and Newcastle offices. The breadth of experience in the team is also illustrated by its non-NHSLA client list which includes the MDU private healthcare providers such as Spire and the Priory Group and medical malpractice insurers such as Allianz QBE and Zurich"." Legal 500 UK 2012 Edition, Clinical Negligence London
"Nigel Montgomery is the national head of the department, and is highly praised for both his individual practice and his leadership of the wider group." Chambers UK 2011 Edition, Clinical Negligence, London & UK-wide