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Tim Deeming Principal Lawyer, Clinical and Medical Negligence

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Tim is a Medical Negligence Lawyer who heads up the team for Slater and Gordon in Cambridge.

He has more than a decade of experience working exclusively in this field and is an expert in catastrophic and spinal injury as well as those surrounding birth and surgery.

During his career he has handled many pioneering and newsworthy cases, including the first below knee amputee firefighter who won the right to return to active duties in Europe.

He also secured compensation for a person who became wheelchair dependent as a result of contaminated blood products.

Media exposure after one of Tim’s many cases concerning spinal injury was used by the Labour party in a House of Commons and House of Lords debate about access to justice and the importance of public funding.

Through his work Tim strives to ensure that lessons are learnt, and effective training provided, to ensure that patient safety is improved and protected.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Law Society Lawyer of the Week
  • Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500, 2017: " Tim is a very able, energetic and intelligent litigator."

Career history

  • Since 2015 Slater and Gordon
  • 2002 – 2015 Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
  • College of Law, Nottingham
  • University of East Anglia

Professional memberships

  • Panel member of the Law Society
  • Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ (APIL)
  • Member of the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers

 Apil Senior Litigator   

Recent Testimonials for Tim Deeming

“Tim has been fantastic throughout. He has guided us through the process and answered my endless questions with prompt responses not once feeling like i'm causing him any trouble. Tim is professional and knowledgeable and has a very understanding and kind nature. I would highly recommend based on the service we have received so far.”

Ms Simmonds, Cambridge.

“Since we have been in contact with Slater and Gordon, Tim has guided us through every stage of our legal case. Tim has explained everything to us in an easy way and has been very accommodating to our needs. We would highly recommend Slater and Gordon.”

Ms Ashplant, Cambridge.

“I am incredibly grateful for the hard work that you and the rest of your team have obviously put in to secure the award for damages in regards my case. I really don’t know what else to say. I am sat here shocked but really pleased at the same time.  ”

Mr T, Cambridge

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