Robin is a senior QC with extensive advocacy experience, based at 218 Strand, directly opposite the Royal Courts of Justice in London.
He is approachable, hands-on and enjoys a challenge!
Robin commands respect in all the Tribunals in front of whom he appears, assisted by his personal charm. He is particularly adept at taking cases at any stage, marshalling the information available to him, and creating an expert presentation for the Court, tailored to the individual requirements of the case. His academic excellence is demonstrated by his editorial role in leading textbooks and authorities including The Ogden Working Party and "Facts & Figures".
Robin’s particular area of interest is in catastrophic brain damage and as an acknowledged expert in the areas of Professional Negligence, particularly Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence, including cerebral palsy and Product Liability.
Robin is a senior Q.C. currently instructed on a large volume of DePuy Hip recall claims in both UK and USA. Robin De Wilde Q.C. is working with Deborah Tompkinson for many firms involved in the litigation and is happy to discuss any further instructions.
After 35 years dealing with a wide variety of cases in the Royal Courts of Justice, in most of the civil divisions, Robin continues to enjoys the challenge of taking on unusual or complex cases and advising on potential settlements.
Robin is always happy to discuss and give an honest opinion, and with regard to his professional clients he will discuss the case pre - instruction. He is also willing to accommodate the needs of his lay clients, meeting them wherever it is convenient to them. In catastrophic cases he is keen to see clients in their own homes, so a better picture is given of their problems and special needs in their own surroundings.
His preparation is meticulous in the management of his case work, utilising all aspects of Information Technology, which has changed and improved preparation and organisation of cases, which he believes is a major part in the process of persuasion.
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