Ms Iona Meeres-Young > Fieldfisher > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fieldfisher
RIVERBANK HOUSE
2 SWAN LANE
LONDON
EC4R 3TT
England

Work Department

Medical Negligence Solicitors

Position

Partner

Career

I am a partner in the Clinical Negligence team at Fieldfisher. I sit on the specialist Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, am a member of AvMA and am an accredited expert in acting for the victims of medical accidents.

My focus is to secure early interim payments and maximum compensation for people who have suffered because of medical negligence. I specialise in birth injury cases.

My medical and legal knowledge enable me to meticulously analyse each case in detail. I work tirelessly to help clients rebuild their lives by securing funds for the best possible care and rehabilitation, including moving to adapted accommodation where needed. Early intervention during the course of a claim helps restore the lives and independence of the injured and their families.

My particular expertise includes:

Where appropriate, I work with the media to highlight clinical negligence issues in the public interest. I have featured across more than 100 different media outlets and am regularly interviewed on television news channels.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

(Next Generation Partners)

Iona Meeres-Young Fieldfisher

The team at Fieldfisher is led by ‘titan in the clinical negligence field’ Paul McNeil, and is recognised for its ability to act on the most complex cases in this area, with a particular focus on those including birth complications; genetic metabolic disorders; delayed diagnoses of cancer; spinal injuries, cerebral palsy and psychiatric injury. The team acts on cases of varying financial level, though claims are often for values in the multi-millions; ‘ferociously hard-working’ partner Samantha Critchley is currently acting for a premature baby on a case with an estimated value of £30m. The team is often able to provide its clients with early rehabilitation and has international reach. Kate Rohde‘s presence continues to inspire praise from the market. Catastrophic injury specialist Jane Weakley is a consistent standout in the team, as is former doctor Iona Meeres-Young. Legal director Caron Heyes is known for her work with charities including Child Bereavement UK, Inquest and Mencap, while senior associate Suzanne Farg, who joined from Kingsley Napley LLP in April 2021, is also one to watch. Mark Bowman and Jonathan Zimmern complete the roster of recommended practitioners.