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Shoosmiths LLP

2 COLMORE SQUARE, 38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 864000
Fax:
Fax 08700 864001
DX:
701863 BIRMINGHAM-6
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Kashmir Uppal

Tel:
Work 0370 086 4375
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Clinical Negligence – Private Client / Access Legal

Position

Kashmir has been a member of the Law Society’s specialist clinical panel since 2004, having specialised in Clinical negligence since 1996. Most of Kashmir’s clients have suffered significant and serious injuries, including children who have suffered brain injury at the time of birth. Kashmir is also an expert in multi-party actions, having been the lead solicitor in the Mr Paterson litigation. She has been closely involved in the criminal and regulatory proceedings and has raised the profile of the issue to include campaigning to secure a change in the law to protect patients treated in private hospitals.

Career

Trained: Flint Bishop and Barnett; Qualified: 1993; Year made partner in present firm: May 2016

Languages

English and Punjabi

Member

Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel

Education

De Montfort University (LLB:2:1 – 1989); Law Sociefty Final Examination with honours - 1991

Leisure

Zumba, reading with year 6 children at local school


West Midlands: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Shoosmiths LLP has 'an exceptionally talented team brilliantly running claims of the utmost complexity and severity'. Phil Barnes leads the team and recently advised a young dental nurse who suffered a career-ending injury to her dominant hand and acted for a family of four children who lost their mother allegedly though a delayed cancer diagnosis.  Nick Tubb is also a key figure and assisted an elderly woman who suffered a fracture on her leg while being treated at hospital. Kashmir Uppal regularly acts for claimants on birth injuries and Richard Follis is an expert in high-profile inquests. Senior associate Richard Bannister acted for a widow whose husband showed symptoms of acute coronary syndrome and was not placed on an urgent waiting list that would have prevented his death. Senior associate Sarah Corser is an expert in brain injury claims. Other notable names include senior associates Victoria Blankstone and Michael Burrell.

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