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Sarah McWhirter Senior Associate, Medical Negligence

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Sarah is a senior associate in the medical negligence team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Edinburgh.

She currently handles a wide variety of claims involving all aspects of clinical negligence, including those concerning obstetric negligence, birth injuries, surgical negligence, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis. She also handles claims involving dental negligence and nursing care. She has experience in dealing with claims involving complex injuries as well as fatal claims made by the relatives of a victim.

Sarah also has experience in advising clients on personal injury claims, including road traffic accidents, employers' liability and public liability claims. She appears regularly in Sheriff Courts across Scotland.


Career history

  • Since 2017: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2014-2017: Plexus Law
  • 2012-2014: Maclay Murray & Spens LLP


  • Studied at the University of Edinburgh