Medical Negligence Team

We have one of the largest specialist Medical Negligence legal teams in the UK. With over 400 years combined experience, our dedicated professionals will be with you every step of the way, fighting on your behalf to achieve justice.

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.

Nicola Winslett

Assistant Head of Medical Negligence

As assistant Head of Medical negligence, Nicola ensures the quality of work in the department is always kept to a high standard. She manages a team of senior solicitors and shares her wealth of personal injury knowledge with the whole department. She joined Fletchers in 2014, has over 22 years’ experience in the legal sector.

Alison Flaherty

Assistant Head of Department and Supervisor

Alison is a senior solicitor and supervises our medical negligence litigation team. She ensures cases are progressing through the litigation procedure in order to achieve settlement. She has over 12 years of dealing with personal injury and medical negligence cases, from start to finish.

Angela Dilks

Senior Solicitor

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.

Carol Brooks-Johnson

Senior Solicitor

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.

Darren Tamplin-Compton

Senior Solicitor

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.

Johanna Thompson

Senior Solicitor

As part of our senior solicitor team, Johanna’s role is multi-faceted and focuses on working with our specialist team of medical negligence nurses. She joined Fletchers in the summer of 2015 with over 25 years of experience in the legal sector, much of which within medical negligence. She also has extensive experience of inquest representation and sits part-time as a coroner.

Kathryn Sharkey

Senior Solicitor

Kathryn is one of our senior solicitors and has over 11 years’ experience in the field, with both defendant and claimant claims. She manages a team of junior and senior paralegals, ensuring cases are running smoothly throughout her team.

Lucy Fletcher

Senior Solicitor

Lucy joined us in 1999, coming straight from Law School in Chester. Her boundless energy and tenacity is a great asset for the medical negligence department. She instills in her team dedication to their customers and achieving great results.

Sowmya Jagannath

Senior Solicitor

With over 20 years of personal injury litigation, Sowmya has a wealth of knowledge, which she applies to her role as a senior solicitor. She assesses medical negligence claims and creates a plan of action to ensure the case is handled efficiently.

Stephen Underwood

Senior Solicitor

Stephen is a senior medical negligence solicitor; he has experience dealing with a wide range of claims. His knowledge and interest of medical negligence claims allows him to effectively assess and give advice, ensuring the claim is able progress efficiently from the start.

Gillian Lord

Senior Solicitor

Gillian has an extensive legal background, having worked in not only personal injury litigation but employers and public liability too. She is a solicitor within our medical negligence litigation team, representing customers and dealing with a variety of claims right through to settlement.

Michael Carson

Senior Fee Earner

Michael is one of Fletchers’ most experienced Team Leaders, with around 14 years’ experience in law. Michael utilises the experience he gained when defending medical negligence claims in order to reach the best possible settlement for his and his team’s customers.

Christopher Achilles

Solicitor

Chris joined Fletchers in January 2014 and has led a team of lawyers since March 2015, handling clinical negligence claims including both pre-litigation and issued cases. Chris has vast and varied experience, having previously worked in conveyancing, criminal defence and other high-value personal injury areas.

Jonathan Morgan

Solicitor

Jonathan joined Fletchers in September 2015 and quickly moved into a Team Leader role, managing a team of junior and senior paralegals. Jonathan is a solicitor and has worked in law for around six-and-a-half years, specialising in medical negligence claims for close to three of those.

Lee Reilly

Solicitor

As a team leader and solicitor, Lee uses his previous experience of running medical negligence claims to lead his team to achieve results for customers. Lee is responsible for helping to ensure customers receive the highest level of support throughout the entirety of their claim.

Sinead Connolly

Solicitor

Sinead joined Fletchers’ medical negligence department in October 2015, having qualified as a solicitor in April 2010. Sinead leads a team of six, placing a huge emphasis on building strong relationships both with her colleagues and her customers.

Tracy Tai

Solicitor

Tracy became a qualified solicitor in 2012 working on a variety of cases before training in Medical Negligence in 2014. Her previous experience gives her a high level of knowledge, which she applies to ensuring customers are happy and cases are progressing.

Ian Clifton

Solicitor

Ian’s role as a solicitor involves dealing with a variety of medical negligence claims from the commencement of court proceedings through to settlement. He has nearly 10 years of experience in the legal sector, having previously worked as Head of Medical Negligence at a law firm in Liverpool.

Andrew Hesketh

Solicitor

Andrew is a solicitor within our medical negligence litigation team and deals with cases where court proceedings have commenced or are due to commence imminently. Andrew joined us with over 15 years of experience in the legal industry, having worked in personal injury and clinical negligence for both claimant and defendant firms.

Fiona Swarbrick

Solicitor

Fiona joined Fletchers in late 2015 and has over 15 years of experience in the legal sector acting for customers in relation to personal injury and medical negligence claims. She is a solicitor within the medical negligence litigation team and before joining Fletchers, she had been a Partner and Director at her previous firms.

Kate Lozynska

Solicitor

Kate joined the firm’s growing Medical Negligence Litigation Team in August 2016. She is a Medical Negligence Solicitor with 7 years of litigation experience. In her previous role she also assisted on complex, high value cases including birth injuries such as cerebral palsy.

Christian Beadell

Senior Solicitor

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.

Gail Galbraith

Medical Records Team Supervisor

Emma Burns

Supervisor

Catherine Jarrett

Customer Contact Team Manager

Kate Goodman

Solicitor

Ajith Prasad

Senior Paralegal

Sam Wignall

Senior Paralegal

Toni Spofforth

Senior Paralegal

Amy Kirk

Senior Litigation Executive

Daniel Hatton

Senior Litigation Executive

Hannah Hughes

Senior Litigation Executive

Natasha Perkins

Senior Litigation Executive

Andy Tindall

Litigation Executive

Bethany Hodgkins

Senior Litigation Executive

Chloe Westwell

Senior Litigation Executive

Daniel Crowder

Senior Litigation Executive

Kim Jackson

Senior Litigation Executive

Hayley Millington

Litigation Executive

Sarah Earle

Litigation Executive

Megann McKay

Litigation Executive

Natalie Bailey

Customer Contact Team Assistant Supervisor

Lauren Cannell

Litigation Executive

Jenna McBretney

Litigation Executive

Rachael Norbury

Litigation Executive

Stephen McCallum

Litigation Executive

Rikki Spofforth

Litigation Executive

Alison Ryall

Nurse Analyst

Angela Harrison

Nurse Analyst

Michelle Knowles

Nurse Analyst

Moira Keefe

Nurse Analyst

Francesca Burchall

Nurse Analyst

Siobhan Walton

Medical Records Team

Julie Turnbull

Medical Records Team

Matthew Williams

Medical Records Team

Christine Walton

Medical Records Team

Jennifer Smith

Claims Assistant

Sam Cropper

Senior Solicitor Assistant

Pauline Carlin

Secretary

Stephen Molloy

Customer Contact Team

Greta Hansen

Litigation Executive

Lucy McGinn

Customer Contact Team

Rachel Bedford

Litigation Executive

Thomas Stevens

Litigation Executive

Tom O’Neill

Customer Contact Team

Tracy Marshall

Customer Contact Team

Sally Fromont

Senior Solicitor

Christopher Wilson

Senior Solicitor

Jaynie Melling

Litigation Executive

Jennifer Hales

Solicitor

Nina Sahu

Senior Solicitor

Sarah Edwards

Nurse Analyst

Adrian Mullen

Senior Solicitor

Charlie Hayward

Customer Contact Team

Debbie Moore

Nurse Analyst Supervisor

Emma Marchbank

Nurse Analyst

Tracey Jacques

Nurse Analyst

Michael Campbell

Nurse Analyst

Charlotte-Anne Sowerby

Litigation Executive

Stephanie Davies

Litigation Executive

Elliott Rigby

Medical Records Team Assistant Supervisor

Kirsty McArdle

Litigation Executive

Patricia Dobie

Nurse Analyst

Erin Fitzgerald

Customer Contact Team Assistant Supervisor

Alice Belger

Customer Contact Team

Jade Letford

Customer Contact Team

Jack Powell

Customer Contact Team

Jamie Pratt

Customer Contact Team

Alexandra Gauntrey

Nurse Analyst

Jane Wagg

Senior Litigation Executive

Joshua Wilson

Customer Contact Team

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