Frank specialises in medical negligence 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.

Frank’s casework includes acting for amputees and meningitis patients. He advises claimants in regards to claims arising out of their treatment and subsequent care received.



Frank is recognised as a top-tier claimant clinical negligence lawyer in Yorkshire by Chambers UK and the Legal 500.

A client told Chambers: “Frank Pinch’s client service and general level of service is very strong, as is his level of sophistication and commercial awareness and vision. He is a fantastic person to work with. He has great communication and is very on the ball. Overall, he knows his subject exceptionally well.”


Accreditations and Memberships

  • AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Panel Solicitor
  • Law Society clinical negligence accreditation scheme


  • Advising a Danish national on a claim against a private cosmetic operator arising from an extensive procedure in England, where failure to recognise and act on emergency complications led to severe lower limb injury.
  • Advising a client who sustained a serious spinal cord injury arising out of spinal surgery for treatment of septic discitis and the subsequent care she received.
  • Advising on behalf of a young man living under a Community Treatment Order, who sustained serious orthopaedic injuries and lower limb amputation arising out of the failure to review his mental state when he was evicted from sheltered accommodation and negligently transferred to an unsupervised homeless shelter.
  • Advising an English child who sustained a severe brain injury whilst in Spain on a family holiday, arising from the failure to consistently ventilate him following a spontaneous seizure and causing severe brain injury.


Frank graduated in Law at Sheffield University and qualified as a solicitor in 1993 after training with Irwin Mitchell. He was an assistant solicitor at the Birmingham firm Challinors for fours years before rejoining Irwin Mitchell in 1999. He joined Stewarts as a partner in September 2006.


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.