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Our national team are recognised experts in resolving disputes concerning the provision of medical care for healthcare providers. We know that every adverse outcome involves an injured patient and their family and significant personal and financial cost for the staff and organisations providing the care. Drawing on specialist teams of over 60 lawyers across the UK we provide advice on investigating and managing complaints and represent over 70 Trusts and Private health providers across the UK when clinical negligence claims are made. As a Band 1 team in Chambers we manage over 3000 cases at any one time with values from £500 to £50m. Experienced in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation we also have a reputation for the robust defence of unmeritorious claims with a strong track record of cases won at trial in the county court, the high court and the appeal courts.
They have very high standards and offer a consistently good service. They're excellent value for money. They stand out amongst their peers.
We cover all types of medical treatment including (but not exclusively):
We work with NHS and private health providers across the UK and internationally and have been a member of NHS Resolution's clinical negligence panel since 1996
Our work includes:
Providing a first class service is not only about experience of claims but also expertise. Many of our lawyers are individually recognized as leaders in the field. In working to resolve medical disputes, we aim to be tenacious, thorough and commercial to provide the best results whilst recognizing the personal impact of a dispute on all those involved. We believe in a personal service that is designed to achieve the best outcome.
We draw on an extensive database of experienced medico-legal experts and counsel and our experience and expertise means that we are adept at identifying those cases which should be settled and those that should be defended an early stage.
Our work is sensitive and many cases are resolved without litigation. In other cases where the evidence is disputed cases will proceed to trial. We operate at the forefront of developments in clinical negligence law and have taken many cases to trial and to the appeal courts.
Examples of significant reported cases include:
I am an associate specialising in defendant clinical negligence work ...
I have worked in the field of clinical negligence since qualifying as a solicitor in 1997.
I am an associate specialising in defendant clinical negligence work. ...