I am a partner in the Clinical Negligence team at Fieldfisher. I sit on the specialist Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, am a member of AvMA and am an accredited expert in acting for the victims of medical accidents.
My focus is to secure early interim payments and maximum compensation for people who have suffered because of medical negligence. I specialise in birth injury cases.
My medical and legal knowledge enable me to meticulously analyse each case in detail. I work tirelessly to help clients rebuild their lives by securing funds for the best possible care and rehabilitation, including moving to adapted accommodation where needed. Early intervention during the course of a claim helps restore the lives and independence of the injured and their families.
My particular expertise includes:
- Obstetric and midwifery claims
- Fetal medicine claims
- Oncology claims involving delays in diagnosis and error in treatment
- Cases involving amputation
- Adult acquired brain injury as a result of medical accident
- Fatal accident claims
- Orthopaedic, cosmetic and general surgery claims
Where appropriate, I work with the media to highlight clinical negligence issues in the public interest. I have featured across more than 100 different media outlets and am regularly interviewed on television news channels.
What others say…
Iona is a fantastic litigator – the most complex cases do not seem to trouble her at all and are just dealt with calmly, efficiently and successfully.
"She has thorough subject knowledge but doesn't over-complicate issues for non-lawyers. She gives clear goals and time frames." "She's approachable and easy to work with." "She is really strong."
Iona Meeres-Young has notable expertise handling high-value obstetric injury and oncological cases. Sources describe her as "a dedicated lawyer who is calm under pressure and great with clients."