Andrew Hannam - Specialist Clinical Negligence Mediator

Mediation Experience:

My mediation experience covers a wide range of topics including disputes on medical issues and mental capacity. In 2018 I conducted over 20 clinical negligence mediations including Birth Injury Brain damage cases, orthopaedic claims, fatal cases and neonatal/still birth claims. Mediations have dealt with liability and quantum issues.
I have been involved in mediations of several highly emotional still birth claims and a very large 2 day Group Action in which I was the lead solicitor for a group of 176 vulnerable adults who had been subject to a wide range of abuse. The mediation identified a template that allowed a structured approach to the settlement of the cases which approach was acknowledged by the court in the approval hearing as novel and one that saved considerable cost and time.

Clinical Negligence Experience:

I have been advising over a number of years in a wide range of clinical negligence actions, with complex and high value birth injury claims comprising the majority of my caseload over recent years.

Other Positions:

Member of Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel
Member of AvMA’s Clinical Negligence Panel
Past President of Bristol Medico-Legal Society
Past Chairman of the Association of South West Mediators
Individually accredited mediator with the Civil Mediation Council