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Katharine Salt

Solicitor

Biography

I am a Solicitor in the Medical Negligence team based in Birmingham. I act exclusively for clients in clinical negligence cases against NHS Trusts, private practitioners, general practitioners (GPs) and dentists.

I run my own varied case load which includes cases involving a delay in diagnosis of cancer, gynaecological injuries and cases arising from sub-standard surgery.

I also specialise in cosmetic cases, and I have a particular interest in facial surgeries and breast augmentation surgeries cases arising as a result of sub-standard technique.

I also have experience helping people who have suffered psychological injuries as a result of sub-standard treatment and people who have experienced substandard dental treatment.

In addition, I assist on the team’s larger cases and have experience in working on cases involving profound brain damage, stroke, fatalities and neonatal death.

I previously worked within the International Personal Injury department at Irwin Mitchell where I gained experience in dealing with large group claims.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

I am passionate about helping individuals who have been avoidably injured through no fault of their own. Medical negligence can result in life-changing injuries and being able to help individuals through this difficult rime in their lives is extremely rewarding and drives my passion for this area of the law.

I am passionate about helping people who have suffered as a result of clinical negligence. I will strive to secure financial compensation to improve quality of life and aid with rehabilitation.

What Do You Like About Working at Irwin Mitchell?

At Irwin Mitchell I am fortunate enough to be working with some of the most talented clinical negligence lawyers in the country.

Irwin Mitchell really care about their clients and ensure they receive the best level of client care. The firm also has a real focus on helping our clients to receive rehabilitation and get their lives back on track.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I am a keen runner and run at least one marathon a year. I ran my first marathon for a health related charity and raised over £2,000.

I also enjoy travelling and have trekked the Inca Trail in Peru for 4 days to visit Macchu Pichu. To celebrate qualifying as a Solicitor I am climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.