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Julianne Moore

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I am a Partner in the Medical Negligence team, based in Sheffield, where I lead a team of lawyers. 

I have specialised in medical negligence for over 15 years and I handle a variety of claims.  I have particular interest and expertise in: 

  • Birth injury claims, including cerebral palsy, neonatal deaths and stillbirth
  • Amputation claims
  • Spinal injury claims
  • Cauda Equina claims
  • Cancer claims
  • Fatal claims including inquests, surgical claims and cosmetic surgery claims. 

I have expertise in the assessment of maximum severity claims and am also experienced in the preparation of complex schedules of loss and damage, which value the level of compensation for patients who have been injured as a result of negligent medical treatment. 

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor I was a Senior Operating Department Practitioner in the NHS where I gained extensive medical and surgical experience. This has proved to be invaluable in my day to day work as a medical negligence solicitor.  

I regularly lecture to other lawyers and healthcare professionals in respect of medical negligence and patient safety, including for AvMA, SIA and the Expert Witness Institute.  

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

Whilst working in the NHS in my previous career, I became interested in medical ethics and medical law and in particular patient safety. I was passionate about being an advocate for patients and their families and following my qualification as a solicitor specialising in medical negligence this was reinforced and remains true to this day.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

Every day I am struck by the strength and the dignity that patients and their families who have been injured or affected by medical negligence cope with their injury or losses. I feel very humbled to work with these individuals, to find them answers and where appropriate seek compensation for their injuries to provide funds to assist with their day to day lives and if possible rehabilitation. I am also aware that bringing medical negligence claims and highlighting patient safety issues can raise standards of medical treatment and hopefully prevent similar incidents happening to other patients. 

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

Irwin Mitchell is a firm that puts clients' interests at the forefront of its business and no more so than in medical negligence and personal injury cases. The firm has a wealth of talented and experienced lawyers who work tirelessly for their clients to achieve the best possible outcome.

What Do You Do Away From The Office? 

Away from the office and the Peak District being on my doorstep I enjoy the "Great Outdoors", mountain biking, rock climbing, walking. I also enjoy travelling and spending time with friends and family.

Market View

Julianne is recognised as a "Leading Individual" who helps head up a clinical negligence practice that is "among the best in its field," consistently meeting the "highest standards in terms of expertise, experience and client care." – Legal 500, 2018

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  • 12/08/2019
    Irwin Mitchell Joins Legal Panel For Cauda Equina Syndrome

    “Having been approached directly by CESA, we were delighted to accept their offer to join the legal panel. Having dealt with many CES cases over the years and seeing the impact that CES has on patients and their families alike, this is a natural next step. We are keen not only to assist people living with CES with legal matters by our dedicated spinal injury specialists across the UK but to continue to raise awareness of this condition and the need for an early diagnosis and treatment to achieve the best outcome for patients. We are committed at Irwin Mitchell through our work with charities such as CESA and our dedicated healthcare educational programme to do just that."

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  • 02/11/2018
    Disability Sport Has Made ‘Massive Difference’ To Teen Who Suffered Birth Injury

    “Twelve million people in the UK have a disability but only one in six takes part in sport regularly. “Our work with people, like Halle, who have suffered life-changing injuries means we recognise the many benefits that physical activity and sport can have. “Don’t Quit Do It showcases how sport helps people recover from serious injuries and other major traumas in their lives. It does not have to be competitive; the social and physical benefits of sport are manifest at all levels of participation. “Halle is a true inspiration who, even at such a young age, has always shown a determination to never let anything hold her back. Her love of sport is fantastic and she truly embodies the spirit of Don’t Quit Do It.”

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  • 14/08/2018
    Staffordshire Teenager Left Disabled From Birth To Take On Superhero Triathlon Event

    “Halle doesn’t let anything hold her back and it’s great to see her getting involved in Superheroes. We know that our clients benefit from being involved in disability sports and she really embodies the spirit of our Don’t Quit, Do It campaign.”

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  • 19/11/2015
    Study Reveals ‘Half Of Stillbirth Cases Could Have Been Avoided’

    ”The level of stillbirth in the UK is still unacceptably high and it has remained so for a number of years. We have worked with a number of families who have sadly suffered a stillbirth, which could have been avoided with appropriate care. We have seen first-hand how the loss of a much wanted child can cause a devastating impact to a family, which can last a lifetime. This is yet another report which highlights that improvements are needed. The Government and NHS must act on the recommendations included in this report to improve the quality of care given to pregnant women and their babies and reduce the number of avoidable stillbirths.”

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