Trio Of Solicitors Join Irwin Mitchell In Leeds

Yorkshire Law Firm Further Boosts Medical Negligence Team


Irwin Mitchell Leeds’ medical law and patient’s rights team has further boosted its existing expertise with the qualification of three new one new trainees and the recruitment of two new solicitors.

Ross McWilliams, Emily Pierce and Alistair Stokes have all joined the team since the start of the year with Emily having trained at Irwin Mitchell for the last four years. They have strengthened the size of the team which now has nine solicitors specialising purely in medical claims.

The appointments come after Keith Norman, Leeds’s new Client Liaison Manager, joined the team at the end of last year. He works alongside the medical law and serious injury teams with clients who have sustained significant injuries as a result of trauma, disease, industrial accidents or clinical negligence and liaises with local services, professionals and agencies about ongoing support and education programmes to help clients and their families regain the best quality of life possible.

Expert Opinion
We are very pleased to welcome Ross, Emily and Alistair to the highly successful Leeds team. They are joining a group of committed and talented lawyers and will certainly fit in well. We are very proud of the team here who bring a wealth of expertise across different areas of medical law and we look forward to helping them to progress their careers.

“It’s important for our continued growth and success that we keep investing in people with a wide range of skills and expertise and I’m sure with their talent and experience they will make a significant positive impact on clients and the team as a whole.

“We are also delighted to have Keith onboard who has already helped many of our clients gain access to support and services that they previously did not know existed and have made a positive impact on their lives. We believe investing in specialists like Keith helps to open our client’s eyes to the fact that life will improve following serious injury or medical negligence and there are always people or groups out there that can help.”
Rachelle Mahapatra, Partner

Ross comments on his appointment: “I am thrilled to have joined one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms and a team with a wealth of experience in dealing with claims involving medical negligence. I am looking forward to the challenges that this role will present and contributing to the excellent reputation that Irwin Mitchell has gained over the years.”

Emily said: “After four years of training with Irwin Mitchell, I am delighted to be joining the Medical Law and Patient Rights team as a qualified solicitor. The team has a leading reputation in medical negligence and is really busy at the moment, so it is an exciting time to be qualifying. I look forward to continuing to support our clients and furthering our relationships with local charities and support groups.”

Alistair adds: “I am thrilled to be joining Irwin Mitchell’s team in Leeds. Joining such a large firm provides me with the great opportunity to help effect genuine change in injured patient’s lives, following debilitating medical accidents.”

Keith said: “The most challenging and rewarding role of my career to date.  Our clients constantly amaze me with their resilience and resourcefulness.  It’s a pleasure to support their rehabilitation journeys.”