Team Leaders

Adrian Denson

Chief Legal Officer

Adrian joined us in December 2011 as Head of Serious Injury, leading the department through a period of significant growth, whilst working with customers following catastrophic and life changing events. In spring 2017, Adrian was appointed our Chief Legal Officer and oversees all of our legal teams, ensuring our customers are always at the heart of everything we do. Adrian has been named in the Legal 500 as one of the top 10 leading individuals for personal injury in the North West for the second year running.

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Alex Hatchman

Chief Strategy and Operating Officer

Alex has over 10 years’ experience as a senior executive, specialising in running and transforming large retail operations. Before joining Fletchers Alex worked for Coles in Australia, as the General Manager of Stores Transformation. In October 2018, Alex won the Law Society’s Excellence in Practice Management Award.

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Ami Dollery

Chartered Legal Executive

Ami is a Chartered Legal Executive and works on high value medical negligence claims. She is responsible for the case from receipt of medical records to conclusion, dealing with both pre-action and litigated cases, under the supervision of a senior solicitor. With over 11 years’ experience in working in the legal sector, Ami aims to obtain fast, fair settlements for customers who have suffered serious life changing injuries as a result of medical negligence.

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Andrew Clark

Director of Personal Injury

Andrew joined Fletchers in 1987 and as our Director of Personal Injury is committed and dedicated to supporting those who have suffered serious and catastrophic injuries. Having worked exclusively as a personal injury lawyer for the last 25 years, Andrew has come across many differing situations and his experience allows him to lead our team to providing the best service for our customers.

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Angela Dilks

Team Leader

As part of our senior solicitor team, Angela assesses new medical negligence enquiries on a daily basis. She has over 18 years of experience, having worked in medical negligence litigation for most of her career. Alongside her role as a senior solicitor, she is a part-time Tribunal Judge in the Social Security Tribunal hearing appeals against refusals of disability benefit claims.

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Bonnie Dutton

Junior Litigation Executive

Bonnie is a junior litigation executive within our team and joined Fletchers in 2017. Within her role, she assists litigation executives and solicitors with cases, liaises with medical experts and provides updates to customers. Bonnie also visits customers to obtain accurate witness statements, assists with conference preparation and monitors records to aid the flow of cases. Bonnie has also completed her law degree, Legal Practice Course and Masters in law.

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Carol Brooks-Johnson

Team Leader

Carol qualified as a solicitor over 20 years ago, before spending time in Western Australia and later specialising in Medical Negligence. She is a senior solicitor within our medical negligence department, supervising a team of lawyers, alongside the continual assessment of cases to advise the appropriate way forward.

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Christian Beadell

Team Leader

Christian is a senior solicitor at Fletchers and has specialised in clinical negligence claims since qualifying in 1997; having dealt with a wide variety of claims throughout his career. He is also featured in the Legal 500 as a recommended claimant solicitor in the North West.

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Ciaran Harper

Solicitor

As a solicitor and senior fee earner within the team, Ciaran handles manages cases through to settlement or issuing. Within the team he is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner. Ciaran provides support and guidance to the team to deliver an outstanding service to our customers.

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Cyra Byrne

Solicitor

Cyra is a solicitor in the team and has worked in the legal sector since 2009, having qualified as a solicitor in 2012. She has vast experience in many areas of personal injury, including litigation experience.

Cyra joined the Medical Negligence Serious Injury team in 2016 and handles a variety of claims including birth injuries, amputations and stroke claims. Cyra provides excellent service to her customers and empathises with the challenges they face, ensuring all of their needs are met to obtain the outcome they desire and deserve.

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Daniel Finney

Junior Litigation Executive

Daniel is a junior litigation executive within team and provides assistance to a senior solicitor and solicitor working on complex high value medical negligence cases. He also runs his own case load in which he is responsible for obtaining expert evidence, instructing experts, reviewing medical records and reports. Daniel is also responsible for drafting a full exhaustive witness statement in support of the case, keeping it updated regularly as the customer’s condition changes

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Darren Tamplin-Compton

Team Leader

Darren is a senior solicitor within our medical negligence department and has over 16 years of relevant experience. He manages a team of lawyers, dedicated to successfully pursuing claims for substandard medical care. Darren joined Fletchers in July 2015 and was previously an Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) specialist solicitor panel member and a partner at a niche medical negligence firm.

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Diane Hughes

Junior Litigation Executive

Diane is the junior paralegal in the team; she is responsible for the collection of medical records and for arranging them to be paginated when they have been obtained. As a junior paralegal, Diane is the first point of contact for customers and is required to liaise with them frequently. She is also responsible for drafting Pre-Action Disclosure applications for the Court in the event that hospitals, doctors or dentists do not disclose the customer’s medical records in a timely manner.

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Eliza Esiategiwa

Assistant Litigation Executive

Eliza is an assistant litigation executive within the team and is responsible for obtaining expert evidence. Eliza drafts detailed letters of instructions to medical experts in order to build evidence for the case. When she has obtained the expert reports, she will review them and advise the customer of their contents. Eliza is also responsible for drafting a full exhaustive witness statement in support of the case, keeping it updated regularly as the customer’s condition changes

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Emma Semwayo

Team Leader

Emma is a team leader and a senior solicitor at Fletchers; she leads a team of junior and senior lawyers. As the senior solicitor within her team, Emma is accountable for the progression of cases to the point of settlement or issue. She completes formal assessments of each case and strategically plans the progression of the case, ensuring all cases within her team run smoothly and our customers receive the justice they deserve.

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Georgia Briscoe

Director of Medical Negligence

Georgia is Director of the Medical Negligence at Fletchers. She has an impressive wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to dealing with Medical Negligence cases and prides herself on developing her team to ensure everyone shares her passion, tenacity and drive to get the best results for our customers.

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Georgina Tither

Solicitor

Georgina is a solicitor within the department and has worked in clinical negligence for over six years. She has previous experience dealing with cases of the utmost severity including delay in diagnosis of cancer and other significant conditions, surgical errors and mistakes during labour. Within her role Georgina ensures cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner and that our customers receive the highest level of support throughout the entirety of their claim.

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Hannah Luscombe

Solicitor

Hannah is a solicitor within our medical negligence department; she manages cases through to settlement or commencement of litigation and has over 5 years of experience dealing with customers who have suffered serious injuries and medical negligence. Within her role as a senior fee earner, Hannah is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner.

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Hannah Smale

Junior Litigation Executive

Hannah joined Fletchers in summer 2017, having graduated from university with a first class law degree. As a junior litigation executive within the team, Hannah assists with claims from the start to finish, under the supervision of a senior solicitor. She provides assistance on the day-to-day progression of cases; ensuring customers are kept up to date throughout the process. Hannah is also currently studying part-time for her Legal Practice Course and Master’s degree in Legal Practice.

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