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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

TWO COLTON SQUARE, LEICESTER, LE1 1QH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0116 254 5454
Fax:
Fax 0116 255 4559
DX:
17014 LEICESTER-2
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

Neil Clayton

Tel:
Work 0116 257 6151
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Clinical Negligence (Lime)

Position

Partner

Career

Neil acts for claimants who have suffered negligent medical treatment or care from both the NHS and from private providers. In recent years he has dealt with a wide variety of claims including those relating to birth injuries, gynaecology and claims against GPs and Dentists.

Member

Neil is a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel.


East Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

The ‘highly efficient’ team at Shakespeare Martineau LLP ‘provides a very high standard of service’ and assists with a broad range of personal injury and clinical negligence work. On the personal injury side, spinal and head injuries, amputations, back and joint injuries and asbestosis are areas of particular expertise. On the clinical negligence side, the team demonstrates particular strength in birth injuries and broader gynaecological injuries, oncology and orthopaedic surgery instructions, ophthalmology and cardiology as well as in GP negligence, care home negligence and dentistry – showcasing the team’s continued focus on expanding the clinical negligence offering. ‘Very able litigator’ and practice head Robert Rose ‘is passionate about getting the best results for his clients’. ‘Calm under fire’, Neil Clayton ‘is very empathetic in dealing with his clients’ and ‘fights his client’s corner hard, but always manages to maintain good and constructive relationships with his opponents’. Clayton’s recent caseload saw him represent a client whose lung cancer had not been diagnosed on time, thereby significantly reducing the client’s life expectancy. Personal injury experts Steven Baylis and Kathryn Hart are also recommended.

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