Jonathan Betts > Irwin Mitchell > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Irwin Mitchell
One St Peter’s Square
M2 3AF

Work Department

Serious Injury



Managing the serious injury team in the Manchester office of Irwin Mitchell. Expertise in managing complex brain, spinal cord, amputation and orthopaedic injury cases.


Trained Alexander Harris; qualified 2000; partner Irwin Mitchell 2004 to date.


APIL – senior litigator and specialist brain injury litigator.


Newcastle University (1996 LLB Hons); Nottingham Law School (1997 Legal Practice Course).


Photography, golf, skiing.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals: Personal Injury)

Jonathan BettsIrwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell‘s clinical negligence and personal injury departments are ‘exceptional across the board, with quality practitioners at all levels who achieve fantastic results for their clients‘. Jonathan Betts leads the personal injury practice; he works with Catherine Leech , who is a ‘go-to practitioner for spinal injuries‘. Senior associates Matthew Garson and Richard Biggs are also recommended. Kristofer Inskip heads the medical negligence team; Lindsay Wise has extensive expertise dealing with serious brain and spinal injury cases, while Jennifer Cawthorne is recommended for birth injury and delay in diagnosis of cancer claims. Senior associates Dina Lambourne and Margaret Ryan are noted for their stroke and birth injury, and delay of diagnosis claims experience respectively.