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Irwin Mitchell

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South West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 1

Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell  Bristol handles a broad range of clinical negligence issues including negligent gynaecological treatment, delay in cancer diagnosis, delay in meningitis diagnosis, brain injury, high-profile fatalities, child and elder abuse, and mental health cases. The team works with national charities and support organisations and is a panel member of Action against Medical Accidents. It is also supported by the Bristol-based Court of Protection team, which advises on damages management and provides financial deputyships. Julie Lewis heads the team and handles claims against hospitals, GPs and health professionals, with a focus on birth injury and brain injury cases. She also handles fatal cases and represents clients in inquests. Senior associate Kate Easy specialises in obstetric cases, delay in diagnosis leading to spinal or brain damage, and child abuse matters. Associate Luke Trevorrow deals with claims against the NHS and private providers and specialises in cases involving spinal and orthopaedic injury and wound infection.

Leading individuals

Julie Lewis - Irwin Mitchell

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 1

Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell¬†is ‚Äėa real powerhouse of a firm‚Äô and ‚Äėa very strong performer and market leader‚Äô. The practice handles cases involving serious injuries such as brain and spinal cord injury and fatal accidents, in addition to asbestos and mesothelioma claims. The firm works with local charities, support groups and the medical community providing advice for asbestos victims. James Davies¬†heads the practice and is¬†‚Äėa very shrewd tactician who is well respected in the profession‚Äô. He concentrates on catastrophic brain injury, spinal injury, amputations and orthopaedic injuries acting for children, teenagers and adults, especially those who lack the capacity to manage their own affairs. The ‚Äėtruly excellent‚Äô Virginia Chalmers¬†leads the team dealing mainly with asbestos disease claims. Deborah Rose¬†(‚Äėpragmatic, hardworking and brilliant with clients')¬†handles claims involving serious injuries. Isabelle Selley¬†focuses on asbestos claims. Recent work includes acting in several mesothelioma claims and also in relation to serious injuries sustained from road traffic accidents.

Leading individuals

James Davies - Irwin Mitchell

Virginia Chalmers - Irwin Mitchell

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South West: Private client

Family - ranked: tier 1

Irwin Mitchell

The 'excellent' Irwin Mitchell¬†has developed its expertise in complex money cases with the arrival¬†of the ‚Äėsimply brilliant‚Äô Nicola Walker¬†from the Birmingham office, who brings ‚Äėvast experience‚Äô in family law and specialises in cases involving premarital wealth. The practice focuses on HNW financial cases, often with additional complexities such as family businesses with private equity investment and large property portfolios, and issues involving pre-acquired wealth. Associate¬†Erin Sawyer specialises in professional negligence litigation arising out of family finance, as well as matters involving family companies, shareholdings and partnerships.¬†Recent work from the team includes Assistant solicitor¬†Rebecca Jones joined the Bristol team in 2017 and is also ‚Äėvery good‚Äô.

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