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Medical Negligence Serious Injury Team

Mark is the director of our medical negligence serious injury department. He has over 30 years of experience in the legal profession and has specialised in Medical Negligence cases for most of his career.

Mark leads the department, which now boasts some of our most knowledgeable, dedicated and hardworking team members.

Peter Rigby

Head of Medical Negligence Serious Injury Teams

Peter is dedicated to supporting victims of catastrophic medical negligence injuries and endeavours to provide a clear and coherent approach to claims. He recognises the effects serious injuries can have and therefore ensures his customers’s need for support is met. Peter also a vast amount of experience working with customers who have been injured abroad and is able to act under international law to provide the best outcomes.

Julie Garner

Senior Solicitor

Julie has been a clinical negligence solicitor for over 14 years and has a vast amount of experience in dealing with a variety of claim and injury types. As a senior solicitor within the team, Julie is dedicated to ensuring cases are progressing and handled efficiently.

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Trevor Ward

Senior Solicitor

As one of the leading medical negligence solicitors in the North West, Trevor has considerable experience and medical negligence specialism in dealing with cases involving birth trauma, orthopaedic, ophthalmic, general surgery and diabetic related claims.

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Michael Gray


Michael has worked in the personal injury sector since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in March 2010. He joined our Medical Negligence Serious Injury team in 2016, bringing a wealth of litigation experience and after helping to establish a new medical negligence tea at his previous firm.

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Lynne Ainsworth

Senior Solicitor

Lynne is a senior solicitor and team leader within our Medical Negligence Serious Injury team, with over 17 years of experience working exclusively as a clinical negligence solicitor. She is also a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel and has previously worked for another nationwide recognised firm.

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Maria Repanos

Senior Solicitor

Maria joined Fletchers in early 2017 is a senior solicitor within our medical negligence serious injury team. She has particular experience in cases of maximum severity comprising of birth, amputee, cancer, spinal cord injury and fatal claims. Within her role is responsible for running cases with the assistance of a team of lawyers.

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Richard Allbeson

Senior Solicitor

Richard joined Fletchers In March 2017 and is a senior solicitor within the firm working in our Medical Negligence Serious Injury team. He has 30 years’ experience as a high level personal injury lawyer, handling catastrophic brain injury cases as well as other serious injury claims.

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