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As an integral part of the clinical negligence department, Lesley offers over 20 years of experience in dealing cases where individuals have suffered all sorts of physical and psychological harm caused by their treating doctors. Despite dealing with a massive range of injuries caused as a result of medical error, Lesley specialises in acting on behalf of babies and children who have suffered brain injury at the time of their birth.
Lesley likes to spend her free time with her young family and with friends, either out and about or at home.
Chambers 2019 says:
Lesley Herbertson offers expertise in complex spinal claims, including those involving cauda equina syndrome and delays in diagnosis. She has further experience handling birth injury matters, as well as delays in treatment leading to fatalities. One source notes: "She is very good on the complex details of the case and is able to translate this to clients."
Legal 500 says:
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 equina and amputation cases
Lesley's Latest Blogs
I would like to thank you Lesley for everything that she and everyone at PotterReesDolan have done for myself, Chrissy, Gem and of course, Jacky. I know you have been aware how difficult this has been for myself and the whole family following Jacky’s death. You have made the process as painless as it could possibly have been under the circumstances. I am sure Jacky would have been over the moon with the outcome, as we all are, especially as we have received a letter of apology which is what Jacky originally wanted. Once again, thank you from us all.
Mr S, Cheshire
We would like to thank you all for your support and exceptional hard work over the last few years, particularly Lesley Herbertson. There have been many tears, much laughter and so many answers that have been important to us that we would never have known. We are deeply appreciative of this as it has sent us on a new journey. Respect and admiration to you all.
Mrs M, Tipton
I am delighted with the level of support I have received. In particular, Lesley's explanation of the Part 36 process and achievement of early settlement through informed recommendations. This experience is just what you need when you are left vulnerable.
Ms T, Manchester
Thank you so much Lesley for all your help, compassion and guidance during these sad years. Our family couldn't have had a better solicitor.
Mr and W, Heaton Mersey
Just want to say thank you very much for all you have done Lesley. Not only have you done a very good job but your support to my wife and me has been outstanding and it's not all been about our son. I was very impressed with the way you pushed that little bit further. I thought you were a great team.
We are very pleased with outcome and I like the way you took nothing for granted always looking at detail.
Look forward to working with you on the stages ahead.
Mr W, Cheshire
Friendly, understanding, clear and accomodating. Took the time to explain rationale for decisions and legal processes. Exactly the right balance of direction and recommendation. Very personable service, can't fault the service. From receptionists to solicitors to specialist help.
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Mrs B, Turton
May I first of all thank you and the team for all your hard work and support. We are extremely grateful that you have now secured a great outcome for our son.
On a personal note, I wanted to add that we couldn’t have asked for a better solicitor to represent us. Lesley, you have made a difficult process easier by your excellent management of the whole case. We both appreciate all that you have done for our son. It’s been a long road but one that has been made better by having you lead the way, so a very large, thank you.
Mr and Mrs G, Merseyside
The job was done efficiently and smoothly by Lesley and I will be recommending you to a friend of mine.
Kevin Roberts, Herefordshire