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Stephen Clarkson Associate, Clinical Negligence

Experience Profile

Stephen is an associate solicitor in the Clinical Negligence department at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

Stephen’s caseload is varied, and encompasses a broad range of claims, including those relating to:

  • delayed diagnosis of cancer
  • fatal injuries
  • inquests
  • paediatrics
  • injuries sustained during and after surgery
  • visits to the GP
  • visits to A&E
  • visits by the ambulance service
  • psychiatric claims
  • meningitis
  • dentistry and maxillofacial claims
  • orthopaedics
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • nursing care
  • deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • eye injuries
  • dermatology
  • gastroenterology
  • cosmetic surgery
  • radiology
  • diabetes
  • developmental dysplasia of the hip
  • endocrinology
  • post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Stephen represents families at inquests when they have lost a loved one through potentially negligent treatment. He also assists on claims for brain injuries and birth injuries, including cerebral palsy.

Previously Stephen has worked in the Personal Injury, Group Litigation, Employment and Business Crime and Regulation departments during his training at Slater and Gordon.


Career history

  • Promoted to Associate in July 2017
  • Qualified as a solicitor in March 2015
  • Became part of Slater and Gordon in October 2013
  • Became a Trainee Solicitor with Fentons Solicitors in March 2013
  • Started work with Fentons Solicitors as a Costs Draftsman in February 2012
  • Worked at Just Costs as a Costs Draftsman from March 2009 to February 2012
  • Worked for Citi Bank in London from 2007 to 2008
  • Worked for Citi Bank in New York from 2006 to 2007


  • LPC (part-time) September 2012 – March 2014 (Distinction)
  • BVC 2005 – 2006 (Very Competent)
  • LLB 2002 – 2005 (2.1)