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North West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Potter Rees Dolan

Potter Rees Dolan¬†¬†fields a ‚Äėhighly talented group of clinical negligence lawyers that is led by the formidable‚Äô Helen Dolan¬†.The strong three-partner department specialises solely in catastrophic clinical negligence and serious personal injury cases. Its court of protection department is also well regarded. The team routinely handles cases of the utmost complexity. Dolan heads the department and is recommended for her work in brain and spinal injury cases as well as the mismanagement at birth and cauda equine syndrome cases. Lesley Herbertson¬† specialises in all aspects of clinical negligence for both adults and children with a particular focus on cases of maximum severity such as cerebral palsy and other complex birth injuries, brain and spinal injuries. Herbertson is also experienced in cauda equine and amputation cases. Gill Edwards¬† handles a number of high value and catastrophic clinical negligence cases.

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 2

Potter Rees Dolan

Potter Rees Dolan has a particular specialism in complex brain and spinal injury cases as well as injuries requiring amputations, serious orthopaedic injuries and criminal injuries. Key contacts are Hugh Potter  and Rachel Rees . Three senior lawyers in the personal injury team were promoted to partner in 2018: Helen Shaw , Jeanne Evans and Gary Herbert . Alison Hartley is skilled in high-value head injury, orthopaedic and spinal injury claims for clients who have been injured in road traffic accidents, cycling accidents and accidents at work. The team also specialises in acquired traumatic child brain injury cases.

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