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Clarke Willmott LLP

BLACKBROOK GATE, BLACKBROOK PARK AVENUE, TAUNTON, TA1 2PG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 209 1000
Fax:
Fax 0345 209 2004
DX:
97175 BLACKBROOK
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com

Chris Thorne

Tel:
Work 0345 209 1461
Email:
Web:
www.clarkewillmott.com/find-a-solicitor/chris-thorne/
Clarke Willmott LLP

Work Department

Chris Thorne is the head of Clarke Willmott's personal injury and clinical negligence department specialising in medical negligence claims, acting for victims of medical accidents.


South West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Clarke Willmott LLP deals with complex high-value injury, spinal injury, delay in diagnosis of meningitis and encephalitis, and surgical negligence cases, in addition to representing clients in inquests. PartnerChris Thorne  (‘very knowledgeable and strong on strategy’) heads the team and focuses on birth injury and claims of maximum severity. Kerry Fifield specialises in complex paediatric claims, meningitis claims and inquest representation. Marguarita Tyne  works on ‘difficult causation cases of high value with complex expert evidence’ and is adept at handling neurological claims, stroke cases, meningitis claims and amputation cases. John Boyle  has ‘an excellent client manner, is very thorough and tactically astute’. The team has links with local charities such as Limbless, Headway and the Encephalitis Society.

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Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

The ‘highly professional and well-respected' practice at Clarke Willmott LLP specialises in serious injuries such as child and adult brain injuries, brachial plexus and shoulder injuries, spinal cord, amputation injuries and fatalities. Chris Thorne replaced Martin Pettingell as head of the serious injury and medical negligence department. Pettingell is ‘a highly professional person’ with ‘an in-depth knowledge of his area of expertise and always offers his clients extreme courtesy and respect’. Partner Lee Hart specialises in spinal and brain injuries and also has experience in the niche area of claims involving animals, horses in particular. Hart is ‘calm, measured, intelligent, unflappable and client focussed’. The ‘personable and approachableStephen Trump focuses on paediatric and adult severe brain injuries and amputations.

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