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Foot Anstey LLP

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

7 ranked lawyersBand 1South WestUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Comprehensive service with a broad coverage of the South West including Bristol, Plymouth, Truro, Exeter and Taunton. Frequently engaged in maximum severity cases such as those stemming from brain or spinal injuries, while also noted for its work on delayed diagnosis claims and negligent surgery. Further expertise lies in obstetric injury cases, including cerebral palsy, stillbirths and neonatal deaths. Also handles amputation-related cases. Acts on cases involving fatalities. Offers a deep bench of experienced practitioners who possess strong knowledge in complex negligence matters.

Strengths

Impressed sources report: "A leading firm in this area in the South West – any client can be assured of a first-rate service."

"I find them to be very supportive of their clients. They're absolutely terrific and always straight to the point," an interviewee comments.

Notable practitioners

Alex McKnight possesses expertise in matters related to amputations and brain injuries stemming from birth negligence. His practice also encompasses fatality cases.
"Alex is an extremely conscientious litigator and a very likeable team member." "Excellent lawyer and very good with clients."

Claire Stoneman is a highly regarded clinical negligence practitioner with a solid track record of handling cases relating to stillbirth and neonatal death cases. She also has considerable experience handling claims arising from negligent delivery, as well as delayed diagnosis matters.
"She has a very good rapport and great empathy with her clients." "She is a formidable lawyer, very knowledgeable about her subject and full of common sense." "Top-class lawyer and superb with clients."

Jackie Linehan is noted for her expertise in claims relating to misdiagnosis of cancer and birth injuries, including cerebral palsy. She also has experience in sarcoma-related matters.
"She has a no-nonsense, pragmatic approach to litigation and a high degree of professionalism."

Mike Bird is a standout clinical negligence practitioner who is held in high regard for his experience in complex brain injury cases concerning cerebral palsy arising from births as well as negligent treatment claims.
"He is vastly experienced and very commercially minded."

Paul Sankey has notable experience in claims regarding misdiagnosis and surgical negligence. He also has a wealth of expertise in handling spinal and brain injury cases.
"Paul is very skilled and respected." "He has good judgement on how to win a case."

Robert Antrobus has considerable experience handling obstetric cases involving birth injuries. He also acts on failure and delay in diagnosis claims as well as negligent treatment.

Tim Jones represents clients in claims concerning cerebral palsy, negligence and delay in treatment.
"His work is of the highest order: excellently researched, thorough and well presented, and his care is excellent."

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

Foot Anstey LLP

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Location

Salt Quay House

4 North East Quay

Sutton Harbour

Plymouth

Devon

UK

PL4 0BN

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Ranked Lawyers

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Bristol and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Jackie Linehan
Star Associates
Paul Sankey
Band 1
Cornwall

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Alex McKnight
Associates to watch
Mike Bird
Band 1
Plymouth and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Robert Antrobus
Eminent Practitioners
Somerset

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Claire Stoneman
Band 1

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