Guy Draper - Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence

Guy Draper - Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence profile

Guy regularly acts on behalf of both claimants and respondents in personal injury claims, with particular experience in road-traffic disputes involving allegations of fraud. He regularly advises respondents with respect to low-velocity impact defences and 'crash for cash' liability disputes.

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Overview

Year of call: 2008
Appointments:
  • Middle Temple Harmsworth Scholarship
Areas of specialism:
  • Business and Commercial
  • Criminal
  • Employment and Discrimination
  • Inquests and Inquiries
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
  • Property
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • Transport Law
Qualifications:
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy II:1 Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University
Professional associations:
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
Notable Cases:
  • R v PD (Southampton Crown Court) Successful defence of man charged with 14 counts of rape and sexual assault of two 8-year-old boys.
  • R v MB (Wood Green Crown Court) Successful defence of a man charged with possession of firearms and ammunition with intent to endanger life.
  • R v AA (Worcester Crown Court) Successful defence of a man charged with a serious and violent domestic robbery that involved children being threatened with an axe, and injury being inflicted on their parents.
  • R v KC (Wolverhampton Crown Court) Represented at trial a woman charged with soliciting to murder her ex-husband.
  • R v SK (Wood Green Crown Court) Crown accepted an offer of £2588 in satisfaction of confiscation proceedings where the benefit figure was over £5million.
  • R v JG (Aylesbury Crown Court) Successful defence of a woman charged with a violent domestic robbery, where the events had been filmed on a mobile phone. The defence submitted claim of right.
  • R v SS (Wolverhampton Crown Court) Successful defence of a lady charged with causing grievous bodily harm by smashing a bottle over her partner's head, where the issue was self-defence.
  • R v PN (Southampton Crown Court) Successful defence of a young man charged with harassment with violence, where it was alleged that he had pointed a gun at a rival family member's head, tried to ram his car off the road at speed, and made other threats.
  • R v DC (St Albans Crown Court) Successful appeal against conviction for sexual assaults.
  • R v BB (Youth Court) Successfully defended a 16-year-old boy charged with the sexual assault of a nine-year-old family friend.
  • R v MC (Magistrates' Court) Defendant acquitted of beating his 4-year-old daughter when she had explained clearly to teachers at nursery school that her black eye was caused by her father hitting her.