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Hugh James

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team with a broad practice, offering notable strength in negligent surgery cases. Further experience handling cerebral palsy cases arising from birth injury and delayed diagnosis. Also offers representation in group action claims and inquests.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are excellent and offer a first-class service."

An interviewee reports: "They show efficient and clear communication and have a good grasp of the specialised medical issues."

Another adds: "They are kind, thoughtful, consummate professionals. They execute their work extremely diligently with a high degree of compassion for the client."

Notable practitioners

Former nurse Lynda Reynolds brings her prior experience to bear in her practice, acting on brain and spinal injury cases for both adults and children. She also represents families at inquest.
"She's a fantastic solicitor and good with clients." "She will leave no stone unturned to help her clients."

Ruth Powell acts on a range of matters, with notable strength handling child brain injury and maternal injury claims. She also advises on cases involving negligent treatments and missed diagnoses.
"She understands the needs of her clients and fights hard to get a good deal for them. She is tactically astute and a good negotiator and makes sure to understand the medical matters." "She is a consummate professional who always puts her clients first." "She explains all aspects of the case to us in detail and responds clearly and promptly to our questions."

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant Department

Hugh James

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99 Gresham Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 7NG

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Lynda Reynolds
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Ruth Powell
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