Joel Donovan QC is a prominent clinical negligence and personal injury specialist, highly rated in the legal directories. He focuses on high-value High Court cases, typically involving brain damage or serious spinal injury, and has substantial experience at trial and appellate level. In the clinical negligence field he is particularly known for his expertise in cauda equina cases, other claims involving delayed treatment of spinal cord compression, and those arising from secondary brain injury. His personal injury work centres on traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, and claims arising from workplace stress. Joel is a very seasoned negotiator. A CEDR-accredited mediator he has substantial mediation expertise. He is a fluent French speaker.