0370 1500 100

Zoe Smith

Solicitor

Biography

I am a Solicitor in Medical Negligence based in Birmingham. I act exclusively for patients who have received medical treatment in England and Wales. I have a very varied case load which includes substandard surgery, misdiagnoses and poor mental health care.

I particularly specialise in dental claims ranging from mouth cancer misdiagnoses, poorly performed tooth extractions leading to nerve injury and mismanaged orthodontic appliances.

What inspired you to get into law?

As a people person, I have always been interested in helping others and wanted a career that would allow me to do that. Prior to joining Irwin Mitchell, I studied Law at the University of Birmingham. After graduating in 2013, I continued in academia to obtain my Masters Degree in Law and my dissertation focused on patients’ right to religion and belief in health care law.

After this, I knew that I wanted a career working with individuals, and their families, following poor medical care because I wanted to help those who need it not only by obtaining compensation but by ensuring that they get the right support and care during a difficult time in their lives.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your role?

As a Solicitor in such a diverse area of law, I find that I am constantly learning and having to quickly develop my knowledge to ensure that I provide a great service for clients. This is exactly what I wanted out of a career as I truly believe that a day without learning is a day wasted.

What do you do away from the office?

When not in the office, you will usually find me in a spin class, playing netball or in the gym. I also enjoy volunteering and am a trained First Aider with St John’s Ambulance. I regularly volunteer with the Irwin Mitchell’s charity events also, including charity walks, bake sales and attending sponsored charity events. I am a big food enthusiast and am always looking to try a new restaurant or recipe to inflict upon my family and friends.

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 15/10/2018
    Solihull Couple’s Heartbreak After Baby Boy Who Suffered Brain Damage Dies Aged Three Days

    “This is a truly heart-breaking case with Jack’s death understandably having a huge impact on the family. Many months after Jack’s death Sarah and James are still struggling to come to terms with the events that unfolded. “The findings included in the Ambulance Trust’s own report and the findings of an inquest into Jack’s death are worrying. “We recognise that the Ambulance Service has made several recommendations in its incident report and we urge it to ensure these are implemented as soon as possible to improve patient care for others.”

    Continue Reading

Send Us Your Enquiry

Enter your details below and one of our experts will call you back as soon as possible.

This data will only be used by Irwin Mitchell for processing your query and for no other purpose.

© 2018 Irwin Mitchell LLP is Authorised & Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Our Regulatory Information.