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Medical Negligence Team

About Me & The Team

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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Team Members

Sophia Azam

Solicitor

Sophia is a solicitor with Emma’s team and joined Fletchers in early 2017. She has over 7 years of experience working in the legal sector and has previously worked in both clinical negligence and industrial disease before qualifying as a solicitor handling medical negligence cases. Sophia is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure the necessary information has been collected to enable progression and settlement of the case.

Florina Cuicu

Fee Earner

Florina is a fee earner within the team she is responsible for drafting letters of claim. She will have an in-depth understanding of the case in order to draft the letter of claim, which will outline the formal allegations we are making. Florina proactively chases a response to these letters and evaluates the quantum of the case. She will also collate and consider the customer’s losses, and negotiate with the Defendant if an offer of settlement is made.

Priscilla Marfoa

Assistant Fee Earner

Priscilla is the assistant fee earner in the team and she is responsible for obtaining expert evidence. As an assistant fee earner, she drafts detailed letters of instructions to medical experts in order to build evidence for the case. When she has obtained the expert reports, Priscilla will review them and advise the customer of their contents. She 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

Eliza Esiategiwa

Junior Paralegal

As the junior paralegal within the team, Eliza is responsible for the collection of customer’s medical records and for arranging them to be reviewed and paginated by our nurse analyst team. Eliza is the first point of contact for customers and is required to liaise with them frequently throughout the early stages of their case. 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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  • The Sunday Times Top 100 - Best Companies To Work For 2016
  • The Lawyer UK200 - Listed Firm 2015
  • The Law Society - Clinical Negligence
  • The Legal 500 - Leading Firm 2015
  • The Investors In People Awards 2016 - Winner
  • Lexcel - Excellence in Legal Practice Management and Client Care
  • IIP - Investors in People
  • sia - Spinal Injuries Association
  • MASS - Motor Accident Solicitors Society
  • Apil - Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Headway - The Brain Injury Association
  • avma - Action Against Medical Accidents
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  • Child Brain Injury Trust
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