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Helen Lewis Principal Lawyer, Clinical Negligence

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Helen is a team leader and principal lawyer in the clinical negligence department. She is based in Manchester but represents clients all over the UK.

Helen is a very experienced clinical negligence solicitor with over 12 years of experience since qualifying. She is adept at handling a variety of complex cases, many of which involve catastrophic injuries.

She is an expert at best interest/medical law cases and has experience in the Court of Protection, including the high profile case of Re L.

Notable cases:

Expertise

  • Complex cerebral palsy and birth injury cases
  • Delayed or missed diagnosis of cancer
  • Serious orthopaedic, head and spinal injuries
  • Fatal injuries
  • Cosmetic surgery errors
  • Secondary victim claims and psychiatric injuries
  • Amputations
  • Stillbirth and neonatal death
  • Cardiology
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • Experience in the Court of Appeal

Career history

  • Since 2013: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2003-2013: Pannone Solicitors

Education

  • Studied at Oxford University, St Catherine‚Äôs College - Law BA(Hons)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)