Mark Bowman, Partner, Medical Negligence

Mark Bowman, Partner, Medical Negligence, Fieldfisher

Mark joined the team as a trainee in 2003 and was promoted to Partner in 2013. He successfully pursues personal injury claims and medical negligence claims on behalf of victims and their families.

His medical negligence practice is wide ranging and includes birth injury, surgical negligence and delayed diagnosis amongst others.He is referred work by the national charity, the Erb's Palsy Group, the only UK based organisation offering advice to families affected by Erb's Palsy. His personal injury specialty is catastrophic injury cases and in particular road traffic accidents and accidents at work. Mark has recently secured the right to anonymity for Claimants who are protected parties or children in personal injury or medical negligence cases, in the landmark Court of Appeal case of JxMx.


What the leading legal directories say about Mark

Chambers, 2014

'tireless in his patience' with clients, who also admire how he "lives and breathes a case". Key areas of expertise include surgical negligence, cancer claims and birth injury claims.


Legal 500, 2015

"Mark Bowman, the tough negotiator"


Chambers, 2016

"Mark Bowman runs a varied caseload spanning such areas as obstetrics, surgical error and delayed diagnosis of medical conditions. “He is excellent,” declares one barrister, “it is wonderful to be instructed by him.”


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Mark’s cases are regularly reported in the national and regional press. Recently there was widespread publicity for his case involving a young lady that committed suicide at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and for his case where his client required an above knee amputation following a negligent knee replacement procedure.

In addition, Mark is regularly asked to comment on key legal issues, recently having been interviewed by Sky News with regards failings at Whipps Cross Hospital, LBC radio with regards to a number of cyclists being killed on London's roads, and Radio Essex with regards the scandal at Colchester General Hospital.

Mark's cases are regularly reported on Lawtel and Clinical Risk, for whom he also writes articles and his cycle injury practice has been featured in the Times Law Supplement.

Mark is a member of AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) and the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel.




Contact Mark Bowman

If you would like to discuss a potential case with Mark, please don’t hesitate to contact him via any of the below.