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Irwin Mitchell

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Alison Eddy

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Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Personal legal services.


Managing partner of the London office. Ranked as a leader in the field; specialises in claimant clinical negligence and serious personal injury claims. Particular experience and interest in claims for adults and children who have suffered lasting brain or neurological damage. The clinical negligence team she heads in London has extensive experience in clinical negligence claims arising from obstetric, neonatal, anaesthetic, neurosurgical, cardiac and psychiatric care. Recent cases include claims arising from spinal surgery in private hospitals and failings in obstetric care resulting in significant periodical payments. Has also recovered substantial damages and put in place early rehabilitation for claimants with severe brain damage arising from road traffic collisions.


Partner Thompsons; partner Irwin Mitchell (opened London office) 1995.


Law Society Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Panels; Association of Personal Injury Lawyers; AvMA referral solicitors panel.

London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Alison Eddy - Irwin Mitchell

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Irwin Mitchell fields 'a team of specialists with real strength in depth' that represents victims of medical negligence in complex claims and often multi-million pound settlements. The practice demonstrates particular expertise acting on behalf of brain damaged babies and adults left with life-changing neurological injuries. Team head Alison Eddy, who counts with more than 30 years of experience in the field, continues to focus on the implementation of early rehabilitation wherever possible. Auriana Griffiths specialises in maximum severity injuries sustained at birth, while Anita Jewitt has a particular interest in brain and spinal cord injury cases.

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Personal injury: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Alison Eddy - Irwin Mitchell

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Irwin Mitchell 's personal injury team is 'never afraid to push the envelope and do what is right for its clients', recognising that rehabilitation is as relevant as the preparation of litigation. It fields a team of lawyers who have vast expertise in handling accidents at work and road traffic collision cases as well as cases involving severe neurotrauma, spinal cord injuries, amputations, abuse and asbestos-related diseases. Alison Eddy, who regularly negotiates multimillion-pound settlements for children and adults suffering from catastrophic spinal and brain injuries, leads the medical negligence team, while Tracey Storey, whose expertise spans cases involving serious injury and child abuse, heads up the serious injury team. Demetrius Danas leads the international personal injury team, handling complex cross-border matters; while Ian Bailey is among the leading practitioners for asbestos law. Sarah Griggs has particular expertise in cases involving traumatic brain injury and capacity issues. Ian Christian leads the overall London personal injury department.

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