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Posted 14 October 2019
byPaul Kelly

Chambers UK Success for Tozers

We are delighted to once again be ranked in this years’ Chambers UK guide. Here are the comments from the legal directory:

Ranked departments:

Clinical negligence: Mainly Claimant – Band 1 

What the team is known for Highly regarded clinical negligence practice with a broad range of expertise, most notably in Erb’s palsy cases. Also handles other complex claims including obstetrics and brain injury cases. Regularly represents clients in cerebral palsy and group B strep claims, as well as PTSD. Increasing its presence in the areas of cauda equina, spinal injury and infections, and also developing a practice related to autism in children arising from clinical negligence.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the “first class” team, describing it as “extremely professional, hard-working, and at the same time very friendly.”

A market source adds: “Working with Tozers has been an encouragement and a pleasure. They have maximised good outcomes for the claimant’s future post-settlement, which is to their great credit.”

Others say: “They are dedicated, efficient, approachable and want to do their absolute best for their clients.”

Work highlights Successfully represented a claimant who sustained an Erb’s palsy injury during birth due to a delay in identifying shoulder dystocia.

Notable practitioners
Clair Hemming ‘s expertise lies in cases surrounding injuries sustained at birth, with a particular focus on Erb’s palsy claims. Sources admire her ability to “handle difficult situations very well and calmly.”

Endurance Arthur specialises in Erb’s and cerebral palsy alongside other birth injury claims. She frequently works on high-value and complicated matters, and one client considers her “an extremely knowledgeable lawyer who is very easy to talk with and always happy to discuss any concerns.”

Sources describe Simon Mansfield as “a real star in the making,” adding: “He’s just very focused, looks after the client and is very good at analysing the expert evidence.” His practice covers birth injury, fatality and cancer diagnosis cases.

Stuart Bramley impresses clients with his “very perspicacious and insightful” approach. He earns praise from a source for his ability to “explain things in a very clear and concise way, enabling us to make informed decisions every step of the way.”

Family/Matrimonial – Band 2

What the team is known for Highly skilled and experienced at representing children and victims of domestic abuse in public law proceedings, including dealing with delicate cases such as non-accidental injuries in children. Provides a strong matrimonial team working on complicated financial remedy cases. Also offers collaborative dispute resolution methods.

Strengths A client says: “I would have no problem telling anyone to go them – they were so friendly and down-to-earth, they explained everything to me and nothing was too much trouble. They were all brilliant.”

Another source praises the firm for its “extremely good family team.”

Notable practitioners
Caroline Ryan is a consultant solicitor who is very experienced in financial remedy matters, particularly those that involve high net worth individuals and public sector pensions. A client says: “Caroline is most definitely in your corner and will always seek and obtain the most advantageous and practical outcome for you.”

Tracy Lambert heads the team and has deep experience as a family law practitioner, handling both financial and child arrangements following divorce and separation. According to a source, “Tracy is tenacious but very calm both on her feet in court and in her written dealings with her opponents.”

Social Housing – Band 3

What the team is known for Frequently acts for registered providers on development projects, site acquisitions and property financing work. Offers additional expertise in employment work in relation to social housing. Also recognised for its handling of matters arising from cross-subsidy and joint venture schemes.

Notable practitioners
Stephen Burtchaell is noted for his experience in non-contentious property law. He regularly advises registered providers on acquisitions and development projects, stock transfers and property financing work.

UK-wide
Charities – Recognised practitioner

Notable practitioners
James Evans assists professional institutions and charities in the healthcare, education and heritage sectors with charity law and commercial matters. “He is always pragmatic in his response to a situation,” remarks one client, while another adds that he is “very good at explaining legal jargon in layman’s terms.”

Ranked individuals:

James Evans – Band 4

James assists professional institutions and charities in the healthcare, education and heritage sectors with charity law and commercial matters. “He is always pragmatic in his response to a situation,” remarks one client, while another adds that he is “very good at explaining legal jargon in layman’s terms.”

Endurance Arthur – Band 1

Endurance specialises in Erb’s and cerebral palsy alongside other birth injury claims. She frequently works on high-value and complicated matters, and one client considers her “an extremely knowledgeable lawyer who is very easy to talk with and always happy to discuss any concerns.”

Stuart Bramley – Band 2

Stuart impresses clients with his “very perspicacious and insightful” approach. He earns praise from a source for his ability to “explain things in a very clear and concise way, enabling us to make informed decisions every step of the way.”

Clair Hemming – Band 2

Clair’s expertise lies in cases surrounding injuries sustained at birth, with a particular focus on Erb’s palsy claims. Sources admire her ability to “handle difficult situations very well and calmly.”

Simon Mansfield – Up and Coming

Sources describe Simon Mansfield as “a real star in the making,” adding: “He’s just very focused, looks after the client and is very good at analysing the expert evidence.” His practice covers birth injury, fatality and cancer diagnosis cases.

Tracy Lambert – Band 3

Tracy heads the team and has deep experience as a family law practitioner, handling both financial and child arrangements following divorce and separation. According to a source, “Tracy is tenacious but very calm both on her feet in court and in her written dealings with her opponents.”

Caroline RyanBand 3

Caroline is a consultant solicitor who is very experienced in financial remedy matters, particularly those that involve high net worth individuals and public sector pensions. A client says: “Caroline is most definitely in your corner and will always seek and obtain the most advantageous and practical outcome for you.”

Stephen Burtchaell – Band 2

Stephen is noted for his experience in non-contentious property law. He regularly advises registered providers on acquisitions and development projects, stock transfers and property financing work.

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About the author

Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

Paul is the managing partner of the firm