I am a senior associate at Irwin Mitchell specialising in claims relating to negligent medical treatment.
I am a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Accredited Senior Litigator.
I handle cases across the entire field of medicine, from minor orthopaedic injuries through to stroke and birth injury claims. In addition, I undertake representation of families at Inquests.
During my career I have recovered millions of pounds in compensation for clients. I have been involved with high profile cases such as the Alder Hey organ retention litigation and Stepping Hill insulin contamination cases.
I also personally conducted the first Article 2 Human Rights inquest in North Wales, which concerned a patient suicide.
I have contributed on behalf of Claimants and patient bodies in the media and have featured on Granada Reports, BBC Midlands Today, BBC Radio Wales and ITV Calendar News.
I have a particular interest in cases relating to fatalities, oral cancer, surgical negligence and spinal injuries.
- £500,000 following orthopaedic surgery, leading to permanent colostomy
- £500,000 following delay in diagnosis of a neuroendocrine tumour (fatal claim)
- £325,000 plus provisional damages following negligent gall bladder surgery
- £260,000 plus provisional damages following negligent treatment of developmental hip dysplasia
- £502,500 following delay in diagnosis of oral cancer
- £35,000 following negligent circumcision.
"Jennifer Cawthorne and Kevin Saul: these practitioners are sharp and creative in their litigation, always promoting the client’s interest." - Legal 500, 2024
"Meticulous, diligent and considerate" - Legal 500, 2018
"Thorough and dedicated" - Legal 500, 2017
"Kevin worked with the utmost professionalism throughout and provided clear and concise guidance. Even though I will not be pursuing a claim and am deciding to work with my local hospital to change policy. The review of my legal claim was extremely professional, timely and personable. At a difficult time you need clear instruction and guidance and that is exactly what I was provided with." – 5* Trustpilot Review
"Kevin Saul was absolutely fantastic throughout the 5.5 years. Kevin was professional, empathetic, patient, always managed our expectations and his attention to detail was first class. We were kept informed through every step of the claim, with guidance and clear explanations of every detail. Kevin explained everything in layman’s language and I cannot thank him enough for his support, both professionally, but also remembering that I was a human being struggling to come to terms with my medical condition.
"Kevin communicated at each step of the case, always returned my calls/emails and never once in the 5.5 years did I have to chase for a response. Kevin is an absolute professional, delivering a first class service with a kind and caring manner. I would have no hesitation in recommending Kevin to anyone. Kevin is a real asset to Irwin Mitchell and should be commended on his work. Thanks to Kevin, my family and I can now look forward to the future. Great job! Thank you" – 5* Trustpilot Review
"My solicitor Kevin Saul has been amazing, my case was very complex and he has spent the last 8 years helping me and we have now finally reached the end. I would definitely recommend him to everyone" - 5* Trustpilot review
"Kevin Saul acted on our behalf, he was professional, trustworthy and thorough. We found him approachable and empathetic and we would definitely recommend his services to others. Thank you Kevin" - 5* Trustpilot reviews
What Inspired You To Get Into Law?
As a teenager I discovered that I was able to anticipate and solve problems before my peers. I got on well with people and was adept when necessary at backing up my views. Going into the law seemed a natural choice for me.
What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?
I enjoy meeting with clients and helping them find a solution to their situation.
Often they have received not only poor medical treatment, but they have then been let down further by a lack of an explanation, an apology or even help and advice in securing necessary equipment or funding resources.
As a consequence, the advice that I offer can lead to life-changing outcomes, whether reassuring them that they not alone, helping organise rehabilitation or securing compensation.
What Do You Like About Working For Irwin Mitchell?
Irwin Mitchell has a large number of solicitors who are specialists in their own field. This team-based approach means that I can always obtain high quality, up to date advice for my clients if other issues arise. The attitude of the firm is very much about getting the best for our clients in each and every case.
What Do You Do Away From The Office?
Away from the office, I enjoy spending time with my family, travelling, watching Liverpool FC, and playing guitar.