Medical negligence specialist joins expanding practice at Osbornes Law
News article published on: 23rd March 2020
Jodi Newton joins the Medical Negligence team at Osbornes Law.
Jodi handles serious and complex medical negligence claims with a particular focus on birth negligence relating to life-changing injuries such as cerebral and Erb’s palsy. She has a strong track-record in securing life-long care packages for injured people.
She also handles cases involving amputees and limb deformities resulting from medical negligence. Osbornes is one of only a handful of law firms nationally on the legal panel of the Limbless Association, a charity that supports amputees. Jodi is also an APIL accredited Senior Litigator.
Jodi comes into the team as an Associate Solicitor to join the growing medical negligence team headed by the current Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year, Stephanie Prior.
Stuart Kightley, Managing Partner of Osbornes Law says: “Jodi is an accomplished medical negligence practitioner and I am thrilled that she has chosen to join Osbornes Law. We’ve seen considerable growth in medical negligence work recently under Stephanie Prior’s leadership and with Jodi on board we now have a formidable team.”
Jodi will work across the firm’s two offices in Camden and Hampstead.
Jodi Newton says: “Osbornes Law has a stellar reputation across the legal profession and so I see this as a perfect long-term opportunity for me to grow my practice area. I’m particularly excited to be working alongside Stephanie Prior who is a leading light in this area. I envisage growing the medical negligence practice significantly with Stephanie over the coming years and I can’t get wait to get started.”
With almost 20 years’ experience, Jodi began her career with Bolt Burden Kemp before moving to RIAA Barker Gillette where she spent 11 years and headed the firm’s medical negligence and personal injury department. Jodi joins from Hudgell Solicitors.
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Based in London, Osbornes Law is a leading law firm with a national and international client base.
For over 45 years, the firm has worked to meet the legal needs of individuals throughout their lives. Its specialist lawyers are committed to achieving justice for clients, helping them with major life changes and with planning for the future.
With offices in Camden and Hampstead, the firm has 120 staff and one of the largest personal injury litigation departments in London, specialising in severe and catastrophic injuries.
The firm is listed in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2020 guide.
Osbornes Law’s full list of specialisms are: Accidents Abroad, Commercial and Residential Property, Dispute Resolution (including Property Litigation), Housing & Social Care, Family Law, Lease Extensions and Enfranchisements, Medical Negligence, Notarial Services, Personal Injury, Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Social Justice, Surrogacy, Adoption and Fertility Matters.
Stuart Kightley is the Managing Partner.