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Clarke Willmott strengthens its medical negligence offering with new hire


Clarke Willmott strengthens its medical negligence offering with new hire


"Sarah is a very experienced solicitor who has been advising clients with difficult medical negligence cases for many years. "
Chris Thorne



Specialist clinical negligence solicitor Sarah Jones has joined the medical negligence team of leading national solicitors Clarke Willmott LLP in Manchester.

 

The appointment strengthens the firm’s already impressive national offering who are experts in pursuing clinical negligence claims. 

 

Sarah, who specialises in civil litigation and inquests, will head the firm’s North West section.

 

Chris Thorne, head of personal injury and clinical negligence at Clarke Willmott, said he was delighted to welcome Sarah to the team.

 

“We are a national personal injury and clinical negligence practice, and Sarah's appointment will help us develop that further,” said Chris.

 

“Her recruitment is another vital element in the strategy to establish Clarke Willmott as leaders in the field across the whole of the country.

 

“Sarah is a very experienced solicitor who has been advising clients with difficult medical negligence cases for many years.

 

“She brings expertise and enthusiasm and fits in well with the profile of our team.

 

“Her appointment boosts our Manchester and North West presence and she will work closely with our Private Client team to meet and provide clients with a holistic service.”

 

Sarah’s legal practice includes the full range of clinical negligence work, including cases of maximum severity concerning birth injury, cerebral palsy, spinal injuries and amputations. 

 

She also advises on medical cases involving stillbirth, neonatal death and meningitis, as well as psychiatric harm, secondary victims and human rights.  She represents families at inquests in the Coroners Court.

 

As an expert in her field, Sarah regularly lectures to doctors, therapists and clinicians on medical negligence and has published articles, blogs and book reviews.

 

Sarah, who hails from North Wales, worked at law firms in Australia before enjoying a successful legal career in the North West.

 

Clarke Willmott has a specialist team of dedicated medical negligence solicitors across the country who are experts in pursuing medical claims.

 

The team only acts for claimants (injured patients) and has specialists who are accredited by the Law Society and AvMA medical negligence panels.

 

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country including Manchester.

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