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Irwin Mitchell

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant

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What the team is known for

Outstanding firm with a specialism in asbestos-related disease claims, as well as brain, spinal and other serious injuries. Possesses expertise handling cases arising from RTAs and workplace injuries, while also dealing with sexual abuse-related claims. Provides ancillary services to clients in conjunction with other departments of the firm, such as the Court of Protection, asset management and family teams.

Strengths

Interviewees describe Irwin Mitchell's personal injury offering as "a well-organised and well-resourced team that provides a very high-quality service."

Commentators reveal that it is "a really personable team that gets good results for clients."

Notable practitioners

Emma Crowther is an associate who is particularly experienced in assisting with claims relating to sexual assault and historic sexual abuse concerning children. She also advises on asbestos-related personal injury matters.

Fran Mayes is the regional managing partner for personal injury and also leads the firm's serious injury team. She specialises in catastrophic brain and spinal injury claims as well as fatalities, often connected to RTAs.
"Fran is a very experienced solicitor. She has a good commercial approach to cases and is a good litigator."

Jane Pyrah has a great deal of experience handling complex personal injury cases. She frequently assists with high-value brain and spinal injury claims arising from RTAs and workplace incidents.
"Jane is a very experienced lawyer who has an excellent grasp of the details on cases and gets good results." "Jane genuinely cares about the outcome of her cases and will do all that she can to assist."

Laura Mcilduff is an associate with experience advising on a range of high-value and complex personal injury claims, most often with regard to life-changing injuries sustained in RTAs. She is adept at handling cases concerning both adults and children.
"Laura is a rising star who has an excellent approach with clients and experts. She is an outstanding performer."

Rebecca Maddock is a senior associate in the serious injury team at Irwin Mitchell. She has significant experience acting for claimants who have been injured as a result of RTAs and workplace accidents.
"She has a complete command of the details in cases." "Rebecca is very professional and has a caring touch that provides the perfect approach to cases in a sensitive area."

Roger Maddocks is recognised as a leading practitioner in industrial disease cases. He frequently assists clients from the construction and manufacturing industries on matters concerning mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, as well as handling a variety of other workplace injury claims.

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Overview

The Irwin Mitchell Personal Injury Department has a pre-eminent reputation in the North East of England and Cumbria for achieving outstanding results for clients who have suffered serious brain injury, spinal injury, amputation, work place injury and illness and ,occupational disease cases. Or who have been abused. 

We are proud to have a very dedicated and talented team of lawyers, many of whom are leaders in their fields in the North East of England and nationally. We represent our clients with integrity and are tenacious in our pursuit of the very best outcome for our clients. Much of our work involves novel and complex areas of law and we take a pioneering and innovative approach to the pursuit of claims. We work hard to understand the needs of our clients and to deliver the best rehabilitation available, funded through the claim, to ensure that recovery is maximised for individual clients wherever possible. We are passionate about getting the best results possible for all our clients and are noted for being approachable and caring in our client contact.

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant

Irwin Mitchell

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Location

Wellbar Central

36 Gallowgate

Newcastle upon Tyne

Tyne & Wear

UK

NE1 4TD

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Newcastle and surrounds

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant


Emma Crowther
Associates to watch
Jane Pyrah
Up and Coming
Laura Mcilduff
Associates to watch
Rebecca Maddock
Associates to watch
Roger Maddocks
Band 1