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Sarah Jones Senior Associate, Clinical & Medical Negligence

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Sarah is a medical negligence lawyer and a member of the human rights team at Slater and Gordon in Manchester.

Although based in Manchester, she has clients all over the UK.

Sarah represents children, adults and families in legal investigations and civil compensation claims arising from death or serious injury.

Her legal practice includes the full range of clinical negligence work including birth injury and cases of maximum severity, including cerebral palsy, spinal injuries, amputations, delay in diagnosing cancer, neurological injuries, vascular surgery, orthopaedics and gynaecology.

In addition, she handles cases concerning stillbirth, neonatal death and meningitis.

Sarah also advises on medical cases involving psychiatric harm, secondary victims and human rights. She represents families at Inquests in the Coroners Court.

Alongside her legal caseload, Sarah is a member of the national Human Rights team. She has held a position as a helpline volunteer for the patient safety and justice charity AvMA.

As an expert in her field, she regularly lectures to GPs and clinicians on medical negligence and has published articles, blogs and book reviews in this field.

Sarah was also a Finalist for the Solicitor Of The Year Award at the Manchester Legal Awards 2019.


  • Medical negligence 
  • Birth injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cases of maximum severity
  • Stillbirth
  • Neonatal death
  • Human rights
  • Inquests
  • Amputations 
  • Delay in diagnosing cancer
  • Neurological injuries
  • Vascular surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Psychiatric harm
  • Meningitis

Career history

  • Since 2007 Slater and Gordon
  • 2008 – 2010 helpline volunteer for AvMA for patient safety and justice
  • College of Law, Chester (Postgraduate Distinction)
  • University of Manchester (LLB Honours)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the UK Colombian Caravana Human Rights Organisation

Recent Testimonials for Sarah Jones

“My experience with Slater and Gordon has been exceptional  my concerns were listened to and I was put at ease. I felt that Sarah Jones had my best interests at heart.”

Ms B, Manchester

“Thank you for all that you have done for me. Your support during this journey has been amazing, and gave me the strength to see it through.”

Ms D, Manchester

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