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Moore Blatch LLP

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London, Lymington, Richmond, Southampton

Paula Barnes

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Moore Blatch LLP

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Paula is a partner in the firm's community care and public law team, providing a range of services designed to meet the needs of adults and children with health and social care needs, and their carers.

South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

The 'thriving' clinical negligence practice of Moore Blatch LLP meets a 'consistently high standard with thorough and thoughtful work' and consists of 'highly qualified and experienced individuals'. Its range of expertise includes obstetrics, cauda equina, cerebral palsy, infectious brain diseases, neurosurgery, amputations and endocrinological conditions. The team can also refer individuals to the integrated healthcare, community care and education law teams concerning catastrophically injured children matters. Noted members include 'efficient' practice lead Tim Spring , 'intelligent and organised' cauda equina solicitor Maya Sushila and 'outstanding' partner Paula Barnes, who is 'in a league of her own in terms of the affection of her clients, her ability to turn around the most difficult cases and her ability to engage with experts'. In Richmond, clients further recommend partner Sarah Stanton, who 'is an excellent representative and leaves no stone unturned', as well as senior solicitor and 'safe pair of hands' Sarmad Gassoub and associate Mala Sidebottom, who 'has great empathy with clients and a good medical background'.

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South East: Public sector


Within: Leading individuals

Paula Barnes - Moore Blatch LLP

Within: Health

Moore Blatch LLP's 'excellent' healthcare practice is praised for its 'very good, sound understanding of this complex area of law' and its willingness to go 'above and beyond in providing holistic advice to clients'. The practice acts for individuals and their representatives in issues where they require access to health and social care services from the NHS or local authorities. The 'absolutely excellent' Paula Barnes heads the practice and is noted for her track record in administrative and public law matters, as well as for her advice to charities and education centres. Tim Spring Is the name to note for clinical negligence matters. On the up-and-coming front, Mea Fyfe is 'an excellent lawyer who goes above and beyond for her clients'.

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