Dr Anton van Dellen

Dr Anton van Dellen

Call: 2010

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Anton originally qualified as a medical doctor and worked as a registrar in Neurosurgery, before studying at Christ Church, University of Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar where he completed his DPhil under Professor Sir Colin Blakemore.

Being originally medically qualified, Anton is frequently instructed in personal injury and clinical negligence matters.  Anton recently advised on a successful settlement for a very high six figure sum in a complex brain injury claim.  Anton is also instructed on a professional negligence claim against a medical expert witness for a large six figure sum.

Anton has previously brought Judicial Reviews against coroners in relation to adjournment of and refusal to hold inquests, as well as refusals to hold inquests under Article 2 and with a jury.

Doktor Anton van Dellen to angielki adwokat (barrister) specjalizujący się w sprawach cywilnych oraz gospodarczych.

Przed rozpoczęciem praktyki adwokackiej, Dr van Dellen pracował jako lekarz medycyny- specjalista neurochirurg, a następnie ukończył doktorat na Uniwersytecie w Oxfordzie. Doktor van Dellen był także wykładowcą na Uniwersytecie w Oxford (Collegue Christ Church).

Doktor van Dellen ma szerokie doświadczenie w prowadzeniu postępowań przed sądem apelacyjnym, jak i Sądem Najwyższym. Pracuje w zespole prawnym Goldsmith Chambers.

Kontakt w jezyku polskim pod nr: 07749 068 541. Doktor van Dellen mastały dostęp do polskiego tłumacza.

Daktaras Anton van Dellen yra Anglijos advokatas (baristeris), kurio specializacija – civiliniai ir komerciniai klausimai. Prieš pradėdamas teisinę praktiką, daktaras van Dellen dirbo medicinos gydytoju neurochirurgijos srityje, o paskui baigė doktorantūrą Oksfordo universitete. Taip pat daktaras van Dellen dėstė Oksfordo universitete (Kristaus bažnyčios koledže).

Daktaras van Dellen turi daug patirties teismo procesuose Aukštajame ir Apeliaciniame teismuose.  Kreipkitės į mus lietuvių kalba telefono numeriu: 07575 161166. Daktaras van Dellen gali naudotis lietuvių kalbos vertėjo paslaugomis.


Inquest touching upon the deaths of Anthony Walgate, Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor – deaths of the victims of Stephen Port, a serial killer in Barking, instructed by the partner of Daniel Whitworth, East London Coroner’s Court.

Inquest touching upon the death of Gareth Edwards – Article 2 inquest following a hanging in prison, Oxford Coroner’s Court.

Inquest touching upon the death of Gerome Reyes – inquest following death on board ship.  Inquest adjourned and referral made to CPS for consideration of a charge of corporate manslaughter, Coroner’s Court at Winchester.

Inquest touching upon the death of Goda Januleviciute – inquest following the death of a 6-year old from chickenpox where the deceased had contact with a number of different NHS agencies, Bedfordshire & Luton Coroner’s Court.

Inquest touching up the death of Milana Ambrasaite – inquest following the death of a 5-day old child from Hypopxic Ichaemic Encephalopathy (HIE) and Meconium Aspiration Pneumonia, Coroner’s Court at Winchester.

Inquest touching upon the death of Loqman Kelly – inquest following the death of a mental health patient after discharge from a mental health hospital, Berkshire Coroner’s Court.

Professional Regulatory proceedings

TRA v C (2019) – FTP hearing into allegations of rape and sexual assault.

GPhC v J (2018) – FTP hearing into allegations of sexual harassment.

GPhC v M (2017) – FTP 14-day hearing into wide range of allegations including safety alert.

SRA v Blacker (“Lord Harley”) (2017) – applying for rehearing and appeal following striking off.

HCPC v G (2016) – FTP hearing involving striking off following domestic violence.

GMC v A (2014) – FTP hearing which raised issues about GMC apparent bias.

GMC v K (2013) – advice on appeal for army doctor after findings of dishonesty.

NMC v P (2013) – two IOP hearings; discreditable conduct and poor clinical ability.

Anton has also prosecuted on behalf of the ACCA.


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Civil Barrister

Notable Cases

  • Serafin v M [2019] EWCA Civ 852 – public interest defence and issue of fair trial.
  • Lakatamia v S [2019] EWHC 1141 – assessment of capacity in committal proceedings for breach of freezing order (dissipation of €27 million) and breach of passport impounding order.
  • AT v Kounis [2019] EWHC 956 – issues of reference and serious harm
  • M v FCA [2019] EWHC 930 – principles of fairness and Article 6 in the context of JR proceedings
  • R v T [2019] EWCA Crim 247 – constructive trust principles in the context of asset seizure (c.£110million).
  • L v CFC [2019] EWHC 236 – whether a decision on appeal was ultra vires.
  • A v Alexander [2018] EWHC 3106 – evidential threshold for declaratory relief.
  • I v SRA [2018] EWHC 957 –failure to comply with a duty of full and frank disclosure.
  • M v HM Asst Coroner for Beds & Luton [2017] EWHC 3477 – test for Article 2 inquest.
  • B v SRA [2017] EWHC 892: The scope of the judicial exemption to the Equality Act 2010.
  • Farooq v SSHD [2016] EWHC 2386: The scope of the evidential flexibility rules and guidance.<
  • Singh v SSHD [2016] EWCA Civ 492: Guidance given by court for appealing apparent bias.
  • Khalique v Aktar [2015] EWHC 3943: Freezing injunction in support of proceedings abroad.
  • Kialka v Home Office [2015] EWHC 4143: Costs recoverability when cash forfeiture challenged.
  • Khuram [2015] EWCA Civ 913: Wasted costs not awarded where no loss caused.
  • Memon [2015] EWHC 205 (Admin); [2015] All ER (D) 92 (Feb): Whether requirement to produce documents constitutes additional unlawful threshold.
  • CP [2014] EWCA Civ 1720: The correct approach to a statutory test and sequence in which considerations should be considered.
  • Confectia v Miss Mania [2014] EWCA Civ 1484: Measuring foreseeable damages under Hadley v Baxendale principles and where risk should be allocated.
  • S v Health Education England [2014] EWHC 3696 (Admin); [2014] All ER (D) 184 (Nov): Judicial Review of procedural impropriety and procedural unfairness.
  • AK [2014] EWCA Civ 112: Approach to the genuineness of documents and who bears the burden of proof.
  • R v London Borough of Lewisham [2013] EWCA Civ 1800: Whether laches is available in a defence to a claim for possession and the weight to be given to convictions.
  • S v Buckinghamshire County Council [2013] EWCA Civ 436: Adducing new expert evidence at appeal stage of proceedings.


  • HM Assistant Coroner, West London
  • The Inns of Court College of Advocacy (Accredited Advocacy Trainer)
  • Module leader for Intellectual Property Law for the BPTC at BPP University

Education & Qualifications

  • DPhil, Christ Church, University of Oxford
  • BVC, BPP University
  • LLM, BPP University
  • BA (Law), Trinity College, University of Cambridge
  • MBBCh, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


  • ALBA
  • ILPA
  • Bar Council Legal Services & Education & Training Committees
  • Inner Temple Bar Liaison & Library Committees



  • Anton van Dellen, “Bringing the court closer to the person with disability: Judicial exemption from the Equality Act and interference with reasonable adjustments for litigants with physical disabilities”, chapter in Access to Justice for Vulnerable People, editors: Penny Cooper, Linda Hunting; Wildy (2018).
  • Anton van Dellen, Martin Khoshdel, Sara Wyeth. “Bone of contention.” New Law Journal (2015).
  • Anton van Dellen, Sara Wyeth. “Stitched Up? Manufacture at your risk.” New Law Journal (2015).
  • Anton van Dellen, Matt Green. “Difficulties in consent: applying the Mental Capacity Act.” BMJ (2013).
  • Anton van Dellen, Matt Green. “Perils of Report Writing.” BMJ (2013).
  • Saleem Tariq, Anton van Dellen. “A Push into a Fairer Civil Future.” New Law Journal (2013).
  • Anton van Dellen. “GMC: time to reconsider the civil standard of proof.” Ann Roy Coll Surg (2013) 95(2): 56-58.
  • Anton van Dellen. “The Aftershock: the damage following the removal of expert witness immunity in Jones v Kaney.” New Law Journal (2011) 161:7488.
  • Anton van Dellen, “Expert Witnesses: Conflicts of Interest and Absolute Immunity”, 2010.

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