Pictons Awarded Top Ranking For Clinical Negligence Team

The legal industry’s guide to the best law firms in the UK, the Chambers Guide, has awarded leading regional law firm Pictons the highly coveted ranking of Band 1 for its Clinical Negligence team, confirming that they are amongst the best in the country.

Pictons Clinical Negligence department comprises of three solicitors, headed by Carole Watts, with Rosaline Wong and Karen Webster working alongside her. They represent clients at all 4 of Pictons locations and throughout the country

The team fulfilled the tough criteria set by the Chambers UK Guide, focusing on feedback from clients, the quality of work submitted for examination and market research from other firms of similar size of practice

According to Chambers, the team is known for its greatly experienced medical negligence practice, especially recognised for its aptitude for spinal and brain injury claims. Its strengths, as highlighted by the firm’s clients, are summed up as “I would give the firm ten out of ten; I have no complaints.”

The outstanding work that was submitted for consideration to the Chambers UK Guide included Pictons representation of a claimant in a case against negligent urologists which was settled for £350,000.
Carole acts for claimants in all types and values of clinical negligence cases. One impressed client says: “She is very efficient and realistic, and I would recommend her to anyone.”

Rosaline Wong is known for her expertise in birth injury and obstetric cases. She has a “very pragmatic approach to work and is very determined for her clients.”

The Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. This is why the guides are trusted by clients throughout the world when they need to find reliable, capable and appropriate legal representation for themselves and their businesses.

Carole Watts says “Chambers and Partners is an extremely important publication for people needing legal advice as it reveals the actual views of clients about the service the firms it ranks provide. We are so thrilled to have been given the top ranking and it really endorses the work of our team.

“From our experiences, we know it is not enough to be a great lawyer; we need to provide an excellent, holistic service to our clients as well. I am extremely pleased that, as well as acknowledging the team’s technical ability, our clients have also stated that we have a very empathetic approach to them as individuals, which we believe is a vital skill when helping victims of clinical negligence”