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Irwin Mitchell
WELLBAR CENTRAL
36 GALLOWGATE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE1 4TD
England

Work Department

Personal legal services.

Position

Partner at Irwin Mitchell and heads the clinical negligence team in their Newcastle office. Many years of experience dealing with medical negligence claims on behalf of claimants and has dealt with a large number of cases including: birth injury and cerebral palsy claims; orthopaedic and surgical claims; accident and emergency claims; failure to diagnose cancer and oncology claims and claims resulting in fatality, also representing families at inquests in the Coroners court. Medical negligence claims can be very complex and Angela works with clients not only to recover the compensation they deserve but to obtain answers to questions many clients have following negligent medical treatment. Recovers interim payments whenever possible.

Career

Trained Crutes (DWF); qualified 2003; Irwin Mitchell 2006 to date.

Memberships

APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers); Newcastle upon Tyne Law Society; Newcastle upon Tyne Medico Legal Society; Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel.

Education

QE High School Gainsborough; Loughborough University of Technology (BSc Hons); Northumbria University (LLB and Law Society Finals).

Leisure

Running (Gateshead Harriers), Parkrun (volunteer and runner), swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

North > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals)

Angela KirtleyIrwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell specialises in high-value birth injury cases and cerebral palsy claims, as well as doing significant work with charities. Angela Kirtley leads the team and has substantial experience in dealing with complex clinical and professional negligence cases. The team can call on the expertise of senior associate Lindsey Henderson, who was formerly a senior MRI radiographer and is a specialist in birth injury claims.