Our Medical Negligence department was described as being “consistently excellent” in the 2017 Legal 500 rankings.
In Chambers and Partners 2018. Our team is noted for “demonstrating expertise in complex clinical negligence litigation, including acting on claims concerning birth and psychiatric injury. Advises on high-value cases of brain damage and severe injuries in children. Also widely considered a destination practice for sensitive claims involving fatalities, with experience representing bereaved families in inquests. One impressed client reports: ‘The team worked hand in hand at all times, and was always friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. They also showed prompt attention to detail, clear and concise communications, and were approachable for any concerns I had.'”
In Chambers and Partners 2018, Madeline achieved Band 1 status with the following comments: “The ‘fantastic’ Madeline Seibert’s practice covers obstetrics and psychiatric cases, including brain injury claims, where she recently represented a claimant minor who suffered deafness and brain damage following the failure to be admitted to hospital. One commentator notes: ‘She’s wonderful with clients, very reassuring and willing to go the extra mile for them.’”
In Chambers and Partners 2018, James was ranked as an “Associate to watch”, with the following comments: “James Sherwin receives praise for his expertise in claims arising from orthopaedic injuries, cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology and fatal accidents. One client explains: ‘Whenever I asked him to put something to me in a language I understand, he did. If you’re not sure, he will go over everything.’”
Head of Medical Negligence, Madeline Seibert, achieved Band 1 status in Chambers and Partners 2017 with the following comments:
“Madeline Seibert handles a wide range of complex clinical negligence claims, including matters arising due to negligent obstetric care. Sources name her ‘an absolute gem’ and commend her as ‘a very accurate and conscientious worker, who is passionate about her clients’”.
The Medical Negligence department achieved the highest band rating, Band 1, for Essex, in Chambers and Partners 2017, which is testament to our passion and dedication to raising clinical standards. Our team was “noted for demonstration of expertise in complex medical negligence litigation, including acting on claims concerning birth injury and psychiatric injury. We also advise on high-value cases of brain damage and severe injuries in children”.
We received supporting comments from our clients such as: “They are very professional and client orientated. They are not faceless, they are compassionate and really good solicitors”.
The department was ranked in Band 2 within South East England, in the Legal 500 2016 listings for our claimant work, demonstrating our continual commitment to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients.