Gary Walker

Medical Negligence


“I have never been afraid to fight for what I believe in and what I believe is that my clients deserve to know they have a skilled legal representative”

I am a specialist damages solicitor and act for those who have been harmed or affected by abuse or failure of public authorities.

I am proud to have represented survivors of abuse for more than 15 years.  I will act for children who have been exposed to sexual abuse or neglect through failures of social services as well individuals who have been abused by members of organisations or employees.  I support both children and adults and guide them through litigation to secure damages and gain some restorative justice.  I am a panel member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers.

I also represent families whose lives have been affected by breaches of their personal data. For example, I regularly support families whose lives have been impacted by a data breach during the adoption of their child.

I have represented families at inquests for those who have lost a loved one through suicide.

I regularly receive direct referrals from professionals in childcare, other personal injury lawyers and the Official Solicitor.

Career Highlights

  • Settled claims for two siblings in excess of £100,000 each for the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of a priest.  This allowed them to receive counselling and recognised the impact the abuse had on their lives.
  • Secured compensation for a large number of patients fitted with defective implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD)
  • Represented families of the victims of David Fuller, the hospital technician who assaulted bodies in a morgue, and secured damages for them to recognise the serious harm that these crimes caused.
  • Recovered damages in excess of £250,000 from a local authority who disclosed an adoptive family’s details to the birth family.  This allowed them to relocate, change their names and install additional security measures.
  • Supported a family at an inquest following the suicide of their loved one whilst a patient in a eating disorder unit and secured damages to recognise the impact this had on them.

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