Teresa Hargreaves

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Teresa is a Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence specialist with almost 20 years’ experience. She undertakes work of substantial value and complexity for both Claimants and Defendants and particularly enjoys tackling difficult issues. She has extensive experience of catastrophic injury cases, multi-party litigation and fatal accident claims in both the PI and clinical negligence fields.
She is highly valued for her robustness, attention to detail, thorough preparation and straightforward yet sensitive manner with clients.
She has strived to retain a court-based practice which means that she has a particular skill of handling lay and expert witnesses, both in conference and at trial. She has specialist knowledge on procedural issues and costs, which has proved invaluable during long running and complex litigation.
Notable Cases
2017-2018: Paterson Breast Litigation
Advising on settlement and quantum in multi-party litigation
T v Sandwell MBC (2017)
Young child with brain injury following a fall from height. Liability disputed.
R v University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust (2017)
Failure to diagnose bowel cancer in young mother. Lost years claim. Settled at JSM
F v Worcestershire Acute Hospitals (2017)
Failure to diagnose oesophageal cancer. Fatal Accident Claim.
2016-2017: Metal on metal implant claims
Advising in group litigation.
Memberships
Personal Injuries Bar Association
Formerly a member of the Bar Council representing barristers under seven years call
Qualifications
LLB (Hons) (Birmingham)