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James Berry appears in urgent bone marrow transplant case

5th December 2013

James Berry has been instructed by an NHS Trust to obtain an order that it would be in the best interests of a 3 year old boy for a bone marrow transplant process to be completed. The boy’s parents disagreed as to whether the treatment, which was necessary to avoid his death, should continue.

James appeared before Mostyn J on 2nd December 2013 in an urgent application for an interim order and again on 4th December when a final order was obtained. The young boy will undergo the lifesaving transplant from his mother.

James acts for all parties in serious medical treatment decision cases involving children and adults, often on an urgent out-of-hours basis. He has written on the subject in the leading textbook, Medical Treatment: Decisions & the Law, which is authored by members of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers.

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