Russell-Cooke

Janice Gardner

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Practice Areas

Personal injury and clinical negligence – both High Court. CICA and inquests (including advocacy). Flexible on funding and known for taking on challenging cases on a 'no win, no fee basis'. Janice has led on many high profile high value cases over the years including Leslie Ash’s record breaking £5.25 million award for her MSSA claim. Most recently she has won two High Court trials; one a complex personal injury trial lasting 5 days (Sparrow) and the other a complex clinical negligence case (Macaulay) lasting 10 days and involving evidence from 12 different doctors. In addition she has also conducted many catastrophic birth injury claims securing multi-million pound lump sums plus periodical payments on behalf of her clients. Janice has significant expertise in infection cases.

Professional Memberships

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Secretary APIL London Regional Group, Association for Victims of Medical Accidents and a member of the Law Society Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Panels.

Career

Trained Anthony Gold; Qualified 1993; Assistant solicitor Anthony Gold specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence 1991-97; Assistant solicitor Jones Maidment Wilson specialising exclusively in clinical negligence 1997-99; Assistant solicitor at Russell-Cooke (until made partner in 2001) specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence.

Publications

Frequent contributor to Lawtel, Clinical Risk and APIL's Focus Magazine.

Personal

Born 1967 in Preston, Lancashire. Education Swansea University (BA Hons History). Lives in North West London with her husband and 2 children. Trustee for Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre which specialises in riding and equine therapy for complex children.