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Janet Johnson Senior Associate Solicitor, Clinical Negligence

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Janet is a a Senior Associate Solicitor specialising in clinical negligence claims at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

She has almost two decades of experience practising exclusively in the field of claimant clinical negligence.

She has handled a multitude of complex cases surrounding claims against doctors and hospitals in the areas of gynaecology and obstetrics and for birth and brain injuries.

On top of that she is an expert in neurology and surgery cases and in claims for delayed diagnosis of cancer.

She regularly wins large sums in compensation for her clients.
She recently settled a claim for a six-year-old boy with cerebral palsy for £8.35 million.


Career History

  • Since 2013 Slater and Gordon 
  • 2012 – 2013 Fentons Solicitors
  • 2008 – 2012 Simpson Millar Solicitors
  • 2004 – 2008 Donns Solicitors
  • 2001 – 2004 Thornleys Solicitors
  • 1998 – 2001 Alexander Harris Solicitors
  • 1996 – 1998 Irwin Mitchell
  • College of Law, Chester
  • University of Birmingham

Commendations from Independent Legal Directories

  • Chambers and Partners: Janet is a “specialist in child fatalities” and renowned for her “thorough approach and dedication”.
  • Legal 500: Janet is one of only 20 recommended experts in clinical negligence in the North West

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society clinical negligence panel
  • Member of AvMA clinical negligence pane

Recent Testimonials for Janet Johnson

“Thank you so much for all your hard work. I would like to thank you for being so kind, patient and understanding. Thank you so much for all your support, advice and friendship.”

Ms L, Manchester

“Five out of five. Well above requirements. ”

Mr T, Lancashire

“Thank you so very much for all the hard work you have done for me and my mum. You are very, very professional. If I need help you will be my first call I make. ”

Mr P, Greater Manchester

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