Jonathan Zimmern, Partner

Jonathan Zimmern, Partner, Fieldfisher

Jonathan has been dealing with complex, high value medical negligence cases for over ten years, covering areas such as birth injury, delayed diagnosis, inquests and orthopaedic injury amongst other areas. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is acting on behalf of the Trustees for the vCJD compensation scheme – which manages £67.5m for victims of variant Cruetzfeldt Jakob Disease and their families.

He often handles cases which are reported in regional and national press and regularly takes over cases that have been mishandled by other solicitors.  He has particular expertise in dealing with complicated cases of clinical negligence which overlap with pre-existing personal injury claims.

Jonthan has dealt with a number of high profile cases including a claim for a 13 year old girl left quadriplegic after a routine spinal operation. The case was covered in the national press and by regional news broadcasters. Click the links below to find out more.

>> Read the story on the London Evening Standard website

>> View the story as reported by ITV London News


Jonathan, Comments live on BBC Radio 4's "Inside the Ethics Committee"


Some of Jonathan's recent cases include:

Jonathan is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and of AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) helpline. The leading legal directory, The Legal 500 2012, describe him as a 'key individual' and note that he is "personable, and like a dog with a bone’" when it comes to litigation. 

If you would like to discuss a medical negligence compensation claim with Jonathan, please don't hesitate to call him on 020 7861 4218 or email