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Experienced solicitor joins Fosters Solicitors growing Medical Negligence team

Fosters Solicitors is delighted to welcome new solicitor, Harriet Woodward, to their Medical Negligence & Inquests team.

Harriet, who joins as Senior Associate, brings with her more than a decade of invaluable experience as a medical negligence and healthcare lawyer, having worked for both claimants and defendants in the past. Harriet has experience of managing a broad-spectrum caseload, across a range of clinical specialisms. During her time practising, she has dealt with numerous claims, varying in both complexity and value.

This appointment will undoubtedly continue to strengthen the firm’s expertise in this particular field, with its Medical Negligence team having more than trebled in size over the last couple of years, arguably making it one of the largest claimant medical negligence practices in the Eastern region.

Welcoming Harriet to the firm, Head of Medical Negligence & Inquests at Fosters Solicitors, David Gabell said: “I am excited to have Harriet join the team. She brings with her a truly diverse background of experience, having previously worked at both claimant and defendant medical negligence firms. She is an exceptionally talented lawyer, and I look forward to seeing the department continue to flourish and grow with Harriet onboard.”

Harriet Woodward added: “I am really pleased to have the opportunity to join the excellent team at Fosters, at an exciting time of expansion. Having both claimant and defendant experience means I have insight into both sides of inquest and litigation processes, which I hope will be invaluable when assisting clients pursue matters in often extremely difficult circumstances.  I am looking forward to working with the team and helping continue the outstanding work already being undertaken.”

Fosters Solicitors’ Medical Negligence & Inquests team are expert in supporting their clients through a variety of clinical negligence claims and inquest hearings.

Recognised and recommended in The Legal 500 UK for their specialism and “tremendous empathy for clients”, Partner and department lead, David Gabell, is listed as a ‘Next Generation Partner’, as well as being an accredited AvMA panel member.

For more information on their services and how they can help you, please visit their practice listings, or call 01603 620508.

This article was produced on the 31st October 2023 by our Medical Negligence & Inquests team for information purposes only and should not be construed or relied upon as specific legal advice.