Trio Of Solicitors Join Irwin Mitchell In Birmingham

Midlands Law Firm Further Boosts Medical Negligence Team


Irwin Mitchell Birmingham’s medical law and patient’s rights team has further boosted its existing expertise with the qualification of three new trainees that take the team up to 24 expert lawyers.  The 24 strong team of lawyers are supported by 4 paralegals, 5 trainees and 8 litigation assistants taking the department to 41 in total.

Rebecca Risby, Charlotte Cook and Eleanor Parkin all trained at Irwin Mitchell, who have a strong history of organic growth.  They also have 14 other lawyers in the team who trained at Irwin Mitchell.

The department handles up to 1,000 medical negligence cases at any one time and remains the only first tier firm in the West Midlands for clinical negligence Claimant work in the Legal 500 directory. The team is also ranked No 1 in the West Midlands in Chambers and Partners.

Expert Opinion
We are very pleased to welcome Rebecca, Charlotte and Eleanor to the highly successful Birmingham team. They are joining a group of committed and talent lawyers and will certainly fit in extremely well.

“We are always keen to support emerging legal talent, particularly when it is home-grown both Charlotte and Rebecca studied at The University of Birmingham with Eleanor joining us from slightly further away in Australia

“We are very proud of our talented team of lawyers and looking forward to further planned growth.”
Lisa Jordan, Partner

Rebecca comments on her appointment: “I am extremely proud to work for Irwin Mitchell which is as dedicated to rehabilitating clients and repairing harm that has been caused as a result of negligence as they are to maximising settlements and ensuring they are always leaders in their field.
“Specialising in claims for both victims of abuse and medical negligence provides me with a very interesting caseload in evolving areas of law and it gives me great satisfaction to know that my hard work is assisting such deserving clients.”

Eleanor said: “I’m really pleased to be working for patients to help them find answers to their concerns about their medical treatment and to help people who have suffered as a result to secure their future. I’m fortunate to have been trained by, and now be working with Irwin Mitchell, since the firm has such expertise in this field and a real empathy for its clients.”

Charlotte adds: “I am delighted to have qualified as a Solicitor into the Birmingham Medical Law and Patients’ Rights team. Having wanted to specialise in medical law, Irwin Mitchell was the obvious choice and I am excited to have the opportunity to continue my career as part of the specialised medical law team at such a well respected firm.”