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Lesley Herbertson

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Potter Rees Dolan

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Clinical negligence


Partner specialising in birth, spinal and acquired brain injury work, as well as having many years of experience in handling a variety of other types of clinical negligence claims, to include; amputation, chronic pain, fatal claims, cauda equina and delayed diagnosis. Substantial awards in recent amputation and chronic pain cases with the latter settling for in excess of £5million.


Qualified in 1990 at Pannone. Partner at Alexander Harris which merged with Irwin Mitchell before joining Potter Rees Dolan in June 2010.


Law Society Accredited Clinical Negligence Sxheme and AvMA Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.


University fo Cambridge MA Law 2:1 Honours (1984-1987)
College of Law Chester 1st Class Honours (1987-1988)

North West: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

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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