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Hempsons

16TH FLOOR, CITY TOWER, PICCADILLY PLAZA, MANCHESTER, M1 4BT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 228 0011
Fax:
Fax 0161 236 6734
DX:
14482 MANCHESTER-2
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Web:
www.hempsons.co.uk

North West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant
Clinical negligence: defendant - ranked: tier 1

Hempsons

Hempsons' ‘excellent team’ is well equipped to handle complex and high-value cases with particular strength in periodical payments and multi-party cases. Key clients include NHS Resolution NHSR and the Medical Defence Union, as well as a large number of trusts and commercial medical practice insurers. The group also has notable experience in claims concerning obstetric and surgical negligence as well as severe spinal cord injuries. Anne Ball  is ‘massively experienced with great tactical awareness’ and Kirsten Blohm  is an ‘unflappable and tenacious litigator who is very willing to discuss new ways to resolve matters’. Simeon Bower  is a ‘shrewd and realistic litigator’ and Taiyaba Waheed is ‘hugely experienced and very competent’. Racquelle Morris  is ‘very knowledgeable’ and Chris Alderson  is a ‘clever lawyer who likes to get under the skin of a case’.

Leading individuals

Anne Ball - Hempsons

Kirsten Blohm - Hempsons

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North West: Public sector

Health
Health - ranked: tier 1

Hempsons

Hempsons  has an ‘in-depth knowledge of NHS practice and provides advice that is sound, well-rounded and practical’. Key members of the team include Anne Ball  and Margaret Taylor both of whom provide ‘high quality advice and are very professional and dedicated’. The ‘extremely thoroughKirsten Blohm  ‘delivers advice in a timely manner’. Paul Spencer  is ‘down to earth, easy to talk to and is able to vary his approach depending on the audience’. Highlights included its appointment, following a competitive tender process, to provide the Cheshire Local Medical Committee 'Practice Development Programme 2017' to over 600 GPs and their practices. It was also engaged by the Primary Care Commissioning CIC (PCC) to deliver a number of primary care workshops to primary care leads in the clinical commission groups as well as to GP practices and federations. Other key clients include the Medical Defence Union and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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