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Foot Anstey LLP

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

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What the team is known for

Eminent team noted for its handling of high-value cases such as brain and spinal injury claims, including cauda equina syndrome. Frequently advises on sensitive claims involving delayed cancer diagnosis and injuries sustained at birth, with an impressive reputation for handling cerebral palsy cases. Provides representation in complex cases where negligent surgery has resulted in catastrophic injury. Works closely with its private client, family and Court of Protection teams to provide a full-service offering for its clients.

Work highlights

Represented a client who developed a drop foot and depression as a result of a delayed diagnosis of a compartment syndrome.

Notable practitioners

Alison McClure is a highly regarded clinical negligence practitioner known for her expertise in complex brain injury cases. She also regularly assists with matters as a court-appointed deputy and professional trustee.

Kym Provan demonstrates expertise in cases related to brain and spinal injuries, as well as delayed cancer diagnosis and breach of duty mandates. "She is empathetic to her clients but gives them sensible and robust advice," a source says.

Patricia Wakeford is adept at handling obstetric claims and delay in diagnosis matters. An impressed source states that "she has a talent for explaining complicated information in an easy way." Clients also benefit from her previous experience as a nurse and midwife.

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant Department

Foot Anstey LLP

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The White Building

1-4 Cumberland Pl

Southampton

Hampshire

UK

SO15 2NP

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Southampton and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Alison McClure
Eminent Practitioners
Kym Provan
Band 2
Patricia Wakeford
Band 3