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Gemma Weeks

Associate & Clinical Negligence Solicitor

Gemma joined Fletchers in March 2015 and works as a catastrophic injury solicitor on high value and complex cases with clients who have suffered injuries including traumatic brain injury, amputation, paraplegia, complex orthopaedic, nerve damage and fatalities.

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She works closely with the in-house Court of Protection Team representing clients who lack capacity and require a deputy. Gemma is involved with her client’s life when they are at their most vulnerable developing trusted relationships with clients and their families. Gemma’s personality puts her clients at ease and her skills and experiences reassure them that they are in safe hands. Alongside her legal role, Gemma has been active in assisting several charities including Headway Central Lancashire, Spinal Injuries Association, and the Brain Charity. She also believes in supporting those entering the legal profession and provides mentoring.


Client Feedback

“Gemma is very understanding, caring, helpful and professional. Communication is great. As we are Polish, the legal language may be difficult to understand at times, however Gemma does her best to explain all the problems clearly.”

“I have been dealt with courteously and empathetically whilst they have demonstrated the utmost discretion towards my issues. Their professionalism has been outstanding.”

“Gemma is incredibly professional, friendly, supportive and understanding.”


Notable Settled Cases

ANON v Adil Tutla [2021]

A settlement of £6.5 million was achieved relating to a young man who had sustained a significant brain injury.

NC v Royal Mail Group Limited

A settlement comprising of a £1.75 million lump sum with additional lifelong annual payments following a spinal cord injury.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law Degree

Publications & Accreditations

  • Personal Injury Awards Young Achiever of the Year 2021
  • Assisted on XXX and XXXY v Adil Tutla [2021] which was nominated for ‘Case of the Year’ at Personal Injury Awards 2021
  • Fletcher Solicitors ‘Junior Lawyer of the Year’ 2018
  • Associate

Special Interests

  • Clinical Negligence Claims
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Claims
  • Amputation Claims
  • Complex Orthopaedic Claims
  • Nerve Damage Claims
  • Fatal Cases Claims