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Hill Dickinson LLP

THE BROADGATE TOWER, 20 PRIMROSE STREET, LONDON, EC2A 2EW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7283 9033
Fax:
Fax 020 7283 1144
Web:
www.hilldickinson.com
Hong Kong, Leeds, Liverpool, London EC2A, London SW1Y, Manchester and 3 more

Janet McWhinney

Tel:
Work 020 7280 9123
Email:
Hill Dickinson LLP

Work Department

Health Business Group.

Position

Head of Claims in newly launched London Health Disputes Team: specialising in high-value clinical negligence claims for NHSLA, including cerebral palsy, obstetric and brain injury claims.

Career

Trained at Lamb Chambers (Barrister); qualified 2000 as Solicitor. Made partner at Hill Dicksinson 2014.

Education

Edgehill College, Bideford, Devon. Royal Holloway College, University of London: First Class degree in Mediaeval & Modern History 1994; Cambridge University: MPhil in Mediaeval History 1995; City University, London CPE Law Conversion Course 1996; Inns of Court Bar Qualification: 1997; Pupillage Lamb Chambers: 1998.


London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

Hill Dickinson LLP's lawyers are a 'pleasure to work with' and deal with 'incredibly complex cases in a firm and reassuring manner'. The firm is described as 'one of the very best in terms of efficiency', with 'good response rates' and 'exceptional industry knowledge'. It was appointed to the NHSR's London panel and was one of two firms appointed to the MPS's panel. Other clients include private healthcare providers such as Priory Group, Care UK, Virgin Care and major trusts, as well as Health Education England, for which it is the sole legal provider. Key figures include Andrew Craggs, who specialises in stress/bullying claims involving the NHS; Janet Mcwhinney, who is 'measured, focused and efficient'; the 'very experienced and calm' David Locke; and Joanne Hughes, who 'the rising star of the team'.

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