Clare Carter > Trethowans LLP > Salisbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Trethowans LLP

Work Department

Personal injury.


Clare is a partner in the personal injury team. Clare specialises in clinical negligence and complex personal injury claims on behalf of claimants who have been injured as the result of accidents or medical negligence. Clare undertakes a wide variety of clinical negligence work including birth injury, orthopaedic, delayed diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases (including cancer), gynaecological, surgical, vascular, cardiac and brain injury cases. She acts for both adults and children. Clare has acted for clients who have been injured by negligent hospitals, doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals. She has a particular interest in cerebral palsy birth injury cases and she acts on behalf of child claimants with cerebral palsy in cases worth several million pounds. Clare also acts for clients who have sustained severe injury as a result of road traffic accidents, accidents at work and other types of accidents. Clare’s clients are often suffering from devastating injuries including head and spinal injuries. Clare is a member of the Law Society’s clinical negligence accreditation scheme (since 2007). She is also a member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) and is a member of the AvMA Clinical Negligence panel.


Qualified 1997. Partner Trethowans 2011.

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South East > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Trethowans LLP focuses on claims involving cerebral palsy, serious brain injury and medical misdiagnoses. Led by Clare Carter, the practice group handles a wide array of matters for clients against the NHS, private health companies and hospitals. Specialist clinical negligence lawyer Gavin Lane deals with catastrophic injury claims, and Salisbury-based Chris Whiteley has significant experience in spinal and brain injury matters.