Jeffrey Keeble knows the job inside out and is a business-orientated litigator who is prepared to listen
Jeffrey has wide-ranging experience across the entire field of health law including more than 39 years of experience in defending clinical negligence and personal injury cases on behalf of the NHS. He has particular and specialist knowledge of high value birth injury claims and regularly advises as part of our urgent response team on issues such as consent, confidentiality, capacity and mental health issues. He has successfully defended three high value birth injury claims at trial potentially saving more than £15m for the NHS. He is client liaison partner for Ward Hadaway’s relationship with NHS Resolution as well as being a Nominated Partner. He is also client liaison partner for The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHSFT. He heads Ward Hadaway’s team of lawyers handling clinical negligence, inquest, court of protection and other health law issues for the NHS. He is also head of the firms cross departmental team of lawyers giving advice on all areas of work to the NHS. He has an interest in training clinicians, patient safety and risk management.
Jeffrey heads Ward Hadaway’s Urgent Response Team providing our NHS clients with access to the full range of legal advice 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.