Frank’s experience includes:
- Advising a young woman who was catastrophically injured by the negligent handing of an unstable neck injury after a minor fall
- Advising a brain injured man after the failure of a GP to refer him urgently to hospital with a serious orbital (eye) infection
Frank specialises in claims relating to spinal cord injury and brain injury. He has particular expertise in medical negligence claims where foreign nationals have been injured in England.
Chambers describes Frank as someone who “thinks things through carefully and gets good results,” and is “patient and understanding. He’s very good at translating legalese to something the clients understand.” Other feedback from Chambers has included that he “has every step considered, is careful, thinks things through and never makes mistakes”, and that he is “brilliant, down to earth and empathetic, fantastic to work with and brings humanity to the situation. He is extremely meticulous in pursuing points and his client care is excellent”.
The Legal 500 praises Frank for being “extremely experienced, very knowledgeable and pragmatic… a very good tactician and litigator”.
Frank graduated in Law at Sheffield University and qualified as a solicitor 1993. He joined Stewarts as a partner in September 2006.
Accreditations and Memberships
- AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Panel Solicitor
- Law Society Clinical negligence accreditation scheme
Frank is married with two children. He enjoys mountain walking, often in Scotland, listening to 60s and 70s rock music, and spending time with his family.