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For some, Slater and Gordon has the ‘most efficient and professional team in the North West’. In Liverpool the ‘very approachable’ Ian Cohen ‘has an excellent grasp of the key issues’, and Christian Beadell ‘goes more than the extra mile for his clients’. Key individuals at the Manchester office include Kristofer Inskip, who is ‘highly organised and hardworking’; the ‘clever and determinedJenny Urwin; ‘effectiveJulia Hamilton; and Gill Edwards - .

Lindsay Wise leads the ‘strong team’ at Irwin Mitchell and is a ‘very able litigator’. The practice covers all areas of medicine from surgical and clinical errors to complex high-value birth, brain and spinal injuries. It is also experienced in psychiatric suicide cases, MOD malpractice and dental negligence. Jennifer Cawthorne is ‘industrious and extremely quick thinking’.

JMW Solicitors LLP is singled out for its ‘attention to detail, hard work and its dedication to clients’ interests’. Practice head Eddie Jones is ‘very thorough’ and Olivia Scates is ‘very experienced and caring’. Newly promoted partners Melissa Gardner, Beth Reay (whose ‘star is in the ascendancy’) and Angharad Hughes are also recommended, as is Sally Leonards, who is ‘just fantastic’.

At Linder Myers, head of department Trevor Wardreally knows how to handle a case and has obtained some excellent settlements that others just could not have obtained’. The large and specialist team advises on the full spectrum of complex claims and works closely with its court of protection department.

The Roland Partnership is a ‘leading firm specialising in clinical negligence based in Chester but servicing clients way beyond’. Team head Nina Roland ‘always goes that extra mile for her clients’ and Trevor Roland displays an ‘exceptional mastery of detail’.

At Express Solicitors Ltd, Ben Gent leads a team of ‘very effective litigators’ that is ‘professional, responsive and experienced’.

At Jobling Gowler LLP Solicitors, the ‘very knowledgeable’ Simon Gowler and the ‘vastly experienced and very thorough’ Heather Jobling are recommended.

Leigh Day has a ‘professional, responsive and efficient’ team that recruited the ‘fiercely bright and determinedStephen Jones from Slater and Gordon.

Potter Rees Dolan’s ‘well-respected team’ includes the ‘highly able and experiencedHugh Potter and ‘excellentHelen Dolan.

Stephensons Solicitors LLP has a ‘proactive team that focuses on the clients’ needs’. Judith Thomas-Whittington is ‘down to earth and knowledgeable’ and Louise Griffiths is also well regarded.

The Dental Law Partnership is ‘one of the go-to specialist claimant dental firms’. ‘Thorough’ associate Jonathan Owen is ‘technically excellent’ and is recommended alongside director David Corless-Smith.

At Your Legal Friend, Sara Stanger has a ‘very impressive grasp of the law and technical medical issues’, and Laura Morgan ‘has the ability to see right through to the heart of the matter’.

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