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A leading firm with a good and experienced clinical negligence team’, Barratts Solicitors stands out for its dedicated Court of Protection team, which is headed by Julie Greenwood. The practice has particular strength in cerebral palsy claims. Malcolm Goff, Alison Brooks and Emma Zukowska are also recommended.

Freeths regularly acts in cases arising from stillbirth and neonatal death, adult brain injury, and cerebral palsy. Jane Williams heads the ‘top-notch practice’, which includes Karen Reynolds, Paul Balen, and Siobhan Genever.

Bridge McFarland’s ‘excellent’ team handles a range of clinical negligence matters covering brain injuries, orthopaedics, gynaecology and general surgeries. Ian Sprakes heads the team, which includes Danielle Barney.

Sally-Ann Robinson leads the ‘strong and experienced’ team at Langleys Solicitors LLP, and is noted for her expertise in handling complex and challenging cerebral palsy cases. Newly promoted partner Andrew Cragg is noted for his knowledge in the area of preventable suicides.

Nelsons Solicitors Limited has an ‘excellent and well-prepared’ team headed by Bruce Williams, who is noted for his focus on birth injury claims. Matthew Olner is also recommended.

Shakespeare Martineau LLP’s ‘strong team’ undertakes the full range of clinical negligence claims against NHS Trusts, GPs, private consultants and care homes. The names to note are Robert Rose and Neil Clayton.

Shoosmiths LLP’s ‘outstanding’ group covers a broad spectrum of cases ranging from fatalities to cerebral palsy claims, with a strong focus on birth injury-related cases. Andrea Rusbridge and Sarah Harper are the key practitioners.

Recent highlights for Wilson Browne Solicitors’ ‘very approachable yet professional’ team include advising on claims related to paranoid schizophrenia and delayed diagnosis. The practice is headed by Louise Tyler.

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