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Clinical Or Medical Negligence Claims

Have you undergone a medical procedure that you feel was carried out negligently?

Clinical Negligence Or Medical Negligence Claims

Have you undergone a medical procedure

that you feel was carried out negligently?

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If your answer is yes, our specialised solicitors will make everything clear by providing you with expert legal advice in relation to medical or clinical negligence claims.

If your answer is yes, our specialised solicitors will make everything clear by providing you with expert legal advice in relation to medical or clinical negligence claims.

Medical Negligence or Clinical Negligence: We understand that the vast majority of medical procedures pass off without incident, but some medical procedures, if carried out unnecessarily or incorrectly, can have far reaching consequences and can damage lives beyond repair.

We know that no-one wishes to be in a position where they may have to take action against a healthcare professional but where it is necessary, we can help in a sensitive manner. We have the experience to ensure that you get the best outcome.

If you decide to pursue a claim for medical negligence we can assist you with all your legal queries and provide legal advice and assistance throughout your case. We will advise you of the chances of success and will work with you to ensure the best result is achieved for you.

We have the experience and the know-how to assist in cases arising from incorrect diagnosis or issues in the care and treatment of a number of matters, including:




Child birth


Minor / major operations


Prescription of medications


Investigatory procedures


Optical / dental procedures


Hospital infections (e.g. C-Diff, MRSA)

clinical negligence claims

Some clinical negligence or medical negligence claims can be funded by legal aid assistance.

We will make the medical negligence claims process clear and will discuss the various funding options with you prior to undertaking any work on your claim.

We offer clear, fixed fees and no hidden extras.

Contact us for a quick, no obligation quote, on 028 90231770 or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back. At your free initial consultation our legal expert will make everything clear from the costs involved to what to expect along the way. We’ll work to get you the best possible result and promise to keep you up-to-date at every stage.

lawrence lavery

Lawrence Lavery LL.B


Lawrence is a lawyer of 15 years’ experience.

Lawrence is an expert in personal injury litigation and has experience in helping people obtain compensation, especially in situations involving medical negligence, occupational disease, injuries in the work place, and RTAs (with specialist knowledge in credit hire cases). Lawrence also has significant experience in defending people, companies, and organisations against personal injury claims. Lawrence has done this mostly while working alongside his client’s insurance companies.

Lawrence also has significant experience in negotiating and drafting a broad range of contracts and agreements – with particular interest and expertise in the scientific and computer software fields. Lawrence can also advise and represent clients in commercial litigation, e.g. breach of contract situations.

Corporate governance and Intellectual Property are also areas Lawrence can assist in, e.g. regulatory compliance, GDPR compliance, and registering Intellectual Property, along with other business needs.

Lawrence has worked in-house for and represented at court individuals, companies (from SMEs to Credit Suisse), and non-commercial organisations (AFBI, and all NI government departments).

Outside of work Lawrence enjoys spending time with family and friends, and engaging in his broad range of interests, which include music, sport, travelling, and photography.

patrick McNeill

Patrick McNeill LL.B


Patrick is a dynamic, modern and experienced solicitor recently returned to his native Belfast after gaining diverse litigation experience at various busy legal centres around the world.

Patrick has worked at a Mediation Firm on Broad Street, Philadelphia, followed up by years, both training and qualifying in private practice on Tyneside, prior to a year at Durham County Council upon qualification in March 2010. This was followed up by a return to private practice and consultancy Manchester, London and Ringsend, Dublin where Patrick spent 2018 prior to deciding upon a welcome Belfast return in 2019.

Patrick is an expert in litigation funding and providing the all-important, early strategic advice on any type of litigated or mediated action. Patrick especially enjoys incepting meritorious, complex claims and test cases.

Patrick is an approachable, plain and efficient solicitor currently licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions and has taken in excess of ten thousand discrete legal instructions.
Patrick has also amassed ten thousand hours experience in the booming eDiscovery sector. The accent with this solicitor is on 360 degree client care – delivered each and every time.

It is Patrick’s starting point that within the banner of legal services - there is no such thing as “little things.”

Gavin Cumiskey

Gavin Cumiskey LL.B


Gavin Cumiskey was educated at Abbey Grammar CBS in Newry and read law at the Queens University of Belfast.

Having worked in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Gavin brings a wealth of experience to the firm and has worked in numerous areas of the law, most specifically personal injury cases. He has been involved in numerous large settlements for clients who have suffered serious injuries and has an excellent insight specifically into claims arising out of injuries received as a result of motorcycle and bicycle accidents.

Outside of his professional life Gavin is heavily involved in sport, with Gaelic football being his great passion. After playing at a high level for many years and gaining national titles he now focuses on supporting the younger players through coaching at underage level.

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