Irwin Mitchell Adds To Cambridge Medical Negligence Team

New Recruits Join Fast-Growing Cambridge Office


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Top 20 law firm Irwin Mitchell, which opened a new office in Cambridge in July of this year, has announced new appointments to the Medical Negligence team based in the city.

Experienced medical negligence Partner Guy Forster is returning to Irwin Mitchell to head up the team in Cambridge. Guy has most recently been a Partner at the Cambridge office of Pennington Manches but he previously worked at Irwin Mitchell in Birmingham working his way up to associate level before moving to Cambridge a few years ago.

Guy acts for clients who have suffered a wide range of medical negligence issues including birth injury or surgery cases. He has also developed a strong reputation for helping people with IVF and fertility treatment claims.

Also joining the team is Tim Deeming who is an experienced Associate Solicitor and has made the move from Irwin Mitchell’s Birmingham office. They are joined by trainee solicitor Samuel Lindsay.

The new medical negligence team will work closely with Solicitor Sean Attwood who carries out Court of Protection work, and Caroline Barrett, Solicitor, who has moved to Cambridge from Irwin Mitchell’s London office and specialises in public law cases helping to protect and promote individual rights of including challenging unfair cuts to services, protecting the interests of individuals who lack capacity and access to special education needs.

Neil Whiteley, Regional Managing Partner at Irwin Mitchell’s Cambridge office, said:

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The additions to our new medical negligence team are an important milestone for our new base in the East of England. We are now able to offer the region a specialist and extremely experienced group of experts.

“Our wider Cambridge team is growing very quickly and we cover a wide variety of personal legal services from family and divorce law through to head, spinal and military injuries. We are confident that our new recruits will help us grow further still so that we can help more clients in the region.”
Neil Whiteley, Partner

Guy Forster said: “I’m delighted to be re-joining Irwin Mitchell which is the clear market leader in representing clients injured through medical negligence across the country and it’s great that we will be able to hit the ground running with such strong resources behind us.”

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