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Clinical Negligence

Esteemed clinical negligence department; They operate to a really high standard, I hold them in high regard; Immaculately prepared and very good work; An excellent firm with a good reputation; The firm maintains an extremely high standard of work.

(Chambers & Partners 2016 independent research)

The Clinical Negligence department at Stewarts Law has an outstanding reputation for dealing with maximum severity clinical negligence claims. The team specialises in obtaining compensation for patients and their families who have suffered catastrophic or fatal injuries following negligent medical treatment. We have particular expertise in dealing with cases involving neurological injury including spinal cord injury, brain injury and birth injury.

We are highly ranked in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, the two leading independent guides to the legal profession.

"Stewarts Law LLP is particularly noted for its expertise in high-value catastrophic injury claims, and enjoys an excellent reputation in clinical negligence work." (Legal 500 2015)

"They put in a lot of effort, they're not frightened to fight to trial and they go the extra mile. They run their cases hard and efficiently, they get good results and they are very adept at sniffing out the right experts. They have a very strong client focus." (Chambers & Partners 2015)

We provide an initial consultation and advice free of charge. Our lawyers are specialists: accredited by the Law Society, AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents), APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and we hold a Legal Aid Agency contract as well as being Lexcel accredited. We are authorised to act by a wide range of legal insurers and specialise in undertaking work on Conditional Fee Agreements ("No win no fee").

We understand that the demands of those with serious injury are substantial and complex and for that reason our lawyers handle much smaller caseloads than the majority of clinical negligence lawyers thereby ensuring a proactive and client focused approach.

The quality and complexity of our work is demonstrated by the multi-million pound settlements we have obtained for our clients over the years.

If you require immediate assistance please call a switchboard number above, alternatively email the Clinical Negligence team providing a phone number and summary of your enquiry and we'll get back to you.

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Industry Recognition

The two leading independent legal directories, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, have again ranked our Clinical Negligence team as a top tier leading department in the UK.

Muiris Lyons's group includes the 'unflappable' Nick Knowles, and 'skilful negotiator' Robert Dransfield. 'Bright and able' senior associate Alexandra Bennett and newly made partner Antonia Jones are also recommended. Frank Pinch leads the [Leeds] team, which includes 'clear and supportive' associate Gabrielle Ross. (Legal 500 2015)

Muiris Lyons: "I find him very impressive," says one peer, "and he tends to thinks outside of the box." Robert Dransfield: "is immensely hardworking and has fine judgement,"
Nick Knowles: "has nerves of steel," says one barrister, "I can't speak highly enough of Nick." Frank Pinch: particularly commended for his "mastery of the issues that arise in spinal cases." Sources also say that "he thinks very carefully about each move, and ends up many steps ahead of the opponent." Hugh Johnson: "sought after for his expertise in claims relating to spinal injuries" with sources noting "He shows great industry, an excellent grasp of medical negligence issues and very good judgement, both in relation to liability issues and quantum issues," Gabrielle Ross: praised by clients for being "very personable, very clear and very punctual." (Chambers & Partners 2016)

The team is "simply excellent" and is "recognised nationally for its expertise in high-value spinal injury claims" and praises lawyers for being "innovative, dedicated and focused." (Legal 500).

It is "distinguished by its focus on catastrophic injury claims" and "We admire them beyond all else." (Chambers & Partners).

See our Chambers Leading Firm 2016 profile here   Legal 500 Top Tier Firm 2016

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