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Background

Ruth Costello

Call: 2016

Ruth Costello is a member of the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury groups at No5 chambers.

Expertise

Clinical Negligence

Ruth is regularly instructed in clinical negligence cases including obstetric, surgical, spinal injury and cosmetic surgery. Ruth also has experience of acting in inquests involving potential clinical negligence.

Ruth has a strong background in serious injury, having worked on catastrophic injury cases as legal assistant to Gerard McDermott QC. Ruth assisted on high profile cases including Royal Bank of Scotland v AB [2021] EWCA Civ 345 and the Grenfell Tower personal injury litigation.

Ruth has also worked as Legal Services Manager at a medico-legal and case management agency. This role relied on forensic analysis of expert reports and an understanding of the needs of people who have suffered serious, life changing injuries.

Ruth accepts instructions in multi-track and fast track cases and inquests.

Personal Injury

Ruth works across the wide spectrum of personal injury law with a particular emphasis on serious injury work, inquests and fatal accident claims. Ruth acts for both claimants and defendants.

Ruth has a strong background in serious injury, having worked on catastrophic injury cases as legal assistant to Gerard McDermott QC. Ruth assisted on high profile cases including Royal Bank of Scotland v AB [2021] EWCA Civ 345 and the Grenfell Tower personal injury litigation.

Ruth has also worked as Legal Services Manager at a medico-legal and case management agency. This role relied on forensic analysis of expert reports and an understanding of the needs of people who have suffered serious, life changing injuries.

Ruth accepts instructions in multi-track and fast track cases, public inquiries, inquests, interlocutory hearings and costs and case management conferences.

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No5 welcomes Ruth Costello to the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Groups

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Clerk Team

William Theaker

Practice Director, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

williamt@no5.com

07494 070989

Clare Radburn

Practice Director, Family, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

clarer@no5.com

07809 407950

Pete Mottram

Practice Manager, Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track)

peterm@no5.com

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

matthewr@no5.com

Tracey Witherford

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury (Multi-Track) Clerk

traceyw@no5.com

Morgan Smith

Clinical Negligence (Multi-Track) & Personal Injury Clerk

morgans@no5.com

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