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Chambers and Partners: Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury teams ranked in 2022
Our Clinical Negligence team was described by Chambers as:
"Well-regarded team with an impressive caseload of complex clinical negligence work. Assists with matters relating to missed diagnosis and delayed treatment of spinal and brain injuries. Also has experience handling complicated birth injuries, including cerebral palsy cases and breach of duty claims. Adept at cases related to negligent surgery and psychiatric care. Demonstrates additional expertise in high-value amputation cases and fatal claims."
Sources said the Head of the Clinical Negligence team, Helen Dolan, is "very dynamic and forward-thinking" and "Helen Dolan is a confident and friendly lawyer who offers sound advice and instils confidence in her clients." Chambers said:
Helen Dolan has extensive expertise in assisting clients with catastrophic spinal injuries. Dolan is also well versed in cases surrounding surgical negligence resulting in brain damage, as well as birth injury claims. She additionally handles delayed diagnosis cases.
Meanwhile, our Personal Injury team was ranked in Band 1 with sources saying:
"We found their client service excellent. They were always available to answer any queries, provide solutions and guide us through the process. We cannot thank them enough for guiding us through this difficult time" and "Potter Rees Dolan deal with their cases efficiently and offer a first-class service."
Hugh Potter, head of the Personal Injury department, is ranked with one source saying "Hugh is a high-quality litigator who is well known in the personal injury field" and Chambers said:
Hugh Potter is lauded as a leading practitioner for personal injury matters, with a particular focus on complex claims connected with severe brain and spinal cord injuries.
Gary Herbert is also ranked in Personal Injury and is described as "a prominent claimant solicitor in the personal injury team at Potter Rees Dolan. He has significant experience advising clients on brain injury cases arising out of RTAs."
You can read the full Potter Rees Dolan profile here.