Dr John Fox

 

Year of Call: 1973

Practice Group(s): Civil, Family

Portrait of Dr John Fox

Appointments:
JP 1973

Practice Profile:
Clinical negligence (many years of clinical experience in hospitals and in private dental practice)
Personal Injury
Children's cases and ancillary relief, both public and private cases, domestic violence
General common law, particularly landlord and tenant.
Dr Fox also does Direct Access cases.

Notable Cases:
GE v KE & Another [2013] EWHC 1938 (Fam) and Family Law Week 14.4.14, customary marriage and divorce in the Igbo culture of Nigeria

Dukali v Lamrani, The Attorney General Intervening [2012] 2 FLR 1099 FD, Marriage at Moroccan Embassy

Re RD (Child abduction) [2009] 1 FLR 586 FD (Brussels 11 Revised: Articles 11(7) and 19) also at Family Law Nov 2008 Vol 38 page 1078

The case of Re A (Wardship: Habitual Residence) has now been reported at [2007] 1 FLR 1589.

A(a child) 2006 EWHC 3338 (Fam) (wardship, habitual residence)

Hadjiktori v Arriva London Ltd (personal injury) May 2000 CLD

Salway v Maldon House Dental Practice (personal injury) The Lawyer 2000

Bray v Southend Healthcare Trust (personal injury) The Lawyer 19 July 1999

Morera-Loftus v Wray Castle Ltd & Dr Blackburn LLR Medical Part 5 1999 (medical negligence, meningitis)

Northampton CC v Fuell Times Law Reports 20 January 1990 (Trades Descriptions Act)

Hughes v Asset Managers plc [1985] 3 AER 669 (professional negligence/breach of contract)

Emeh v Kensington & Chelsea & Westminster AHA [1985] QB 1012 (medical negligence, failed sterilisation)

Lloyd v Knight Times Law Reports 13 February 1985 (forensic report on drink/drive charge)

Casburn v Sec of State for the Environment JPL July 1984 (enforcement notice, change of use)

Hirani v Hirani [1983] FLR 232 (family)

Sutton v Marie Stopes Clinic The Times 14 July 1981 (medical negligence, cancer)

McHale v Daneham Estates Gazette 10 March 1979 (licence or tenancy)

Membership:
Member of Society of Doctors in Law (SODIL)

Publications:
Non-accidental Injury and Re-balancing the Burden of Proof Family Law Week LINK
Dukali v Lamrani: a cautionary tale on how the courts define marriage. Family Law Week LINK
Are we guilty of "Trial by Expert"? Family Law Week LINK