Medical Law Trainees Appointment To Full Solicitor Status At Top Birmingham Law Firm

Four New Promotions Announced

01.11.2011

Leading Birmingham law firm, Irwin Mitchell, has announced four new promotions within the same legal team as the firm confirmed that all four of its medical law trainees have been promoted to full Solicitor status.

Joining Irwin Mitchell’s rapidly growing list of solicitors in the Birmingham office are medical law experts, Thomas Riis-Bristow, Laura Daly, Jenna Harris and Rosanna Cox.

The news was warmly welcomed by Partner and medical law expert Lisa Jordan, who said she was delighted with all of the appointments, emphasising Irwin Mitchell’s commitment to expanding the team and campaigning to ensure that lessons are learnt to protect future patient welfare across the West Midlands.

She said: “This has been another busy year for Irwin Mitchell, with some high quality appointments made, but these promotions show that we continue to have capable people carrying out high quality legal work for our clients at all levels and in all areas of our business.

“We have seen first hand how important it is for our lawyers to protect patient safety. At Irwin Mitchell we are constantly expanding our team of lawyers to ensure that we maintain the high standard of successful work that we are recognised for.”

Thomas Riis-Bristow completed his law degree at the University of Hertfordshire in 2007 and his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Birmingham in 2008. He began his training with Irwin Mitchell in September 2009.

Laura Daly completed her law degree at Sheffield Hallam University in 2006 and her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law Bloomsbury, London in 2008. She began her training with Irwin Mitchell in September 2009.

Jenna Harris completed her law degree at Sheffield Hallam University in 2008 and her Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School in 2009. She started working for Irwin Mitchell during her final year at University; she took a clinical legal education module which required her to work day a week at the Sheffield office. She began her training at the Birmingham office in September 2009.

Rosanna Cox completed her law degree at Leeds University in 2007 and her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Birmingham in 2009 She began her training at the Birmingham office in September 2009. All four solicitors now practise in the area of complex clinical negligence case work.

Photo (from left): Laura Daly, Tom Riis-Bristow, Rosanna Cox and Jenna Harris

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