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Manchester Clinical Negligence team outstanding in Chambers 2021

Every year, Chambers Research collects hundreds of thousands of responses from clients about law firms, which then feed into the Chambers legal rankings.

The Manchester team… [A] rapidly expanding team with a growing reputation, consisting of a number of experienced practitioners. Noteworthy ability in a range of claims, including surgical error, spinal cord injuries and delay in diagnosis cases. Regularly advises claimants on wrongful birth cases and brain injury matters. Also well placed to assist with high-value and complex cerebral palsy birth injury claims.

Interviewees describe the team as "efficient, to the point and fast in replying."

"What stands out about them is their communication. Fieldfisher work as a team with us and they put the client first." 

Band 1

Jenny Urwin demonstrates extensive expertise in wrongful birth and birth injury claims, including cerebral palsy cases. She is additionally adept at matters involving spinal cord injuries.

"Jenny's key areas of strength are the relationships she fosters with the client and her legal knowledge, which is second to none." "She is very experienced, she understands complex medicine, and administratively she is outstanding."

Band 2

Claire Horton's experience includes cases arising from severe brain injuries during birth, as well as delays in diagnosis.

"I can't praise her enough. Although she is very personable and supportive, she is strong fighting my corner."

Band 3

Julia Hamilton has notable experience of handling paediatric and brain injury cases, including high-value cerebral palsy claims.

"Her ability to put clients at ease and guide them through is amazing." "She is very efficient, calm and very knowledgeable."

Lindsay Holt's experience includes surgical errors resulting in brain damage, as well as wrongful birth and birth injury claims.

"She is organised, committed to clients and thoughtful." "Lindsay Holt is an extraordinary lawyer. She has a combination of intense intelligence, great knowledge and skill in her area, while also being kind and attentive."

Find out more about our Manchester Medical Negligence team.