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NO 3 WHEATCROFT BUSINESS PARK, LANDMERE LANE, NOTTINGHAM, NG12 4DG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 931 5171
Fax:
Fax 0115 931 5172
DX:
719903 WEST BRIDGFORD
Email:
Web:
www.barratts.legal

Julie Hardy

Tel:
Work 0115 931 5173
Email:
Web:
www.barratts.legal
Barratts Solicitors

Work Department

Clinical negligence.

Position

Julie specialises in clinical negligence claims and is a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

I have dealt with clinical negligence cases on behalf of Claimants since qualifying as a solicitor in 1995. Prior to joining Barratts Solicitors I worked for over 20 years at Freeth Cartwright Solicitors where I headed the Nottingham Clinical Negligence Team. I was delighted to join Barratts in April 2014. I have long admired the ethos of Barratts and the commitment shown to clinical negligence and personal injury work.

I enjoy working for a niche firm where everyone devotes their time working to obtain settlements for people who have been injured. I work closely with Julie Greenwood in our Court of Protection department which means I also get to see the long term benefits of having compensation to buy housing, care and therapy for clients.

I specialise in particular in claims concerning brain injuries suffered by babies at birth. I also deal with many claims concerning surgical errors. I enjoy the interesting and challenging work that I do and the opportunity to help people rebuild their lives after what are often devastating injuries.

I am a Member of the Law Society’s Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel, a Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (“APIL”) and  am a specialist solicitor on the Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) Clinical Negligence panel. I am accredited as a clinical negligence expert by APIL. I am recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Chambers & Partners.

I am supported by my assistant Angela who has worked for Barratts for over 25 years and who is fully able to support and assist my clients as required.

Career

Joined Freeths as a trainee solicitor in 1993 and qualified into the clinical negligence team in 1995. Made a partner at Freeths in 2002 until 2014 when joined Barratts Solicitors as a partner. Has been dealing with clinical negligence work on behalf of claimants since qualifying in 1995.

Member

Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel; APIL;AVMA;SCIL.

Education

Vale of Catmose College, Oakham; University of Essex (1992 LLB (Hons) Law); College of Law, York (1993 Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Running, gardening, reading, cinema and spending time with her family.


East Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

Specialist firm Barratts Solicitors is home to considerable expertise in high-end personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. On the personal injury front, the team has a proven track record in cases involving brain and spinal injuries, among others. Damages sustained at birth, GP negligence and surgical mismanagement are examples of specialist areas on the clinical negligence side. Ed Myers is highly recommended, and the team also including Julie Hardy  on the clinical negligence side. Debra Morris departed to join Affinity Law.

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