NORTHAMPTON, England, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Access Legal from Shoosmiths, the national consumer legal services provider, has announced it has hired Nicholas Tubb as its new partner in the medical negligence team.
Tubb has joined Access Legal from Challinors' clinical negligence department and will be based in Access Legal's Birmingham office.
Tubb has considerable experience in the sector and has specialised in medical negligence claims on behalf of patients and their families for more than 10 years, with a particular interest in complex cases and a wide experience of claims involving surgical errors and deaths following treatment. He also has a keen interest in getting answers for patients and their families.
A partner since 2005, Tubb has successfully pursued complex birth injury, brain and spinal injury claims for clients, securing a number of multi-million pound awards.
He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association, and is a panel member of AvMA (Action Against Medical Accidents).
The team at Access Legal from Shoosmiths is growing and Nicholas Tubb will strengthen its medical negligence offering.
Richard Follis, partner and national head of medical negligence, Access Legal, said: "Ours is a growing team at a time when there's a worrying rise in the number of patients receiving inadequate or negligent care at the hands of health professionals.
"Nick's knowledge in this highly specialised area, plus his excellent contacts and connections in the city and the wider region, will undoubtedly bolster our already strong team."
About Access Legal from Shoosmiths:
Access Legal from Shoosmiths is the new consumer brand of top 30 national law firm Shoosmiths. From offices in Basingstoke, Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading and Southampton, Access Legal from Shoosmiths offers more than 100 services to individuals and their families, whether they are buying a house, buying shared ownership housing, claiming compensation for injuries or writing a will.
Services are grouped under seven headings: conveyancing; employment law services; legal disputes; medical negligence solicitors; motoring law; personal injury claims; and wills, family and wealth.
Access Legal from Shoosmiths makes it easier for people to get specialist advice from legal professionals. Shoosmiths has more than 150 years' experience and advises household name corporate clients.
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