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Medical Negligence Team

About Me & The Team

Emma is a team leader and a senior solicitor at Fletchers; she leads a team of junior and senior lawyers.

As the senior solicitor within her team, Emma is accountable for the progression of cases to the point of settlement or issue.She completes formal assessments of each case and strategically plans the progression of the case, ensuring all cases within her team run smoothly and our customers receive the justice they deserve.

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Team Members

Ciaran Harper


As a solicitor and senior fee earner within the team, Ciaran handles manages cases through to settlement or issuing. Within the team he is responsible for corresponding with customers and experts to ensure cases are conducted in a proactive and effective manner. Ciaran provides support and guidance to the team to deliver an outstanding service to our customers.

Liam Beswick

Fee Earner

Liam is a fee earner and is responsible for drafting letters of claim. He will have an in-depth understanding of the case in order to draft the letter of claim, which will outline the formal allegations we are making. He proactively chases a response to these letters and evaluates the quantum of the case. He will also collate and consider the customer’s losses, and negotiate with the Defendant if an offer of settlement is made.

Eliza Esiategiwa

Assistant Litigation Executive

Eliza is an assistant litigation executive within the team and is responsible for obtaining expert evidence. Eliza drafts detailed letters of instructions to medical experts in order to build evidence for the case. When she has obtained the expert reports, she will review them and advise the customer of their contents. Eliza is also responsible for drafting a full exhaustive witness statement in support of the case, keeping it updated regularly as the customer’s condition changes

Parastou Amiri

Junior Litigation Executive

As the junior paralegal within the team, Parastou is responsible for the collection of customer’s medical records and for arranging them to be reviewed and paginated by our nurse analyst team. Parastou is the first point of contact for customers and is required to liaise with them frequently throughout the early stages of their case. She is also responsible for drafting Pre-Action Disclosure applications for the Court in the event that hospitals, doctors or dentists do not disclose the customer’s medical records in a timely manner.

Team Updates & Success Stories


Winter is coming!

31st October 2018

By Liam Bestwick, Litigation Executive in the Medical Negligence department It has recently been reported that the NHS is expecting severe difficulties and pressures this coming winter. They are expecting…

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