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Hatch Brenner Solicitors Partner Sara Westwood
Sara Westwood
Job title:
Partner and Specialist Medical Negligence Solicitor
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About Sara

I am an experienced Medical Negligence and Personal Injury Solicitor with over 15 years specialist experience. I was appointed to the Hatch Brenner Partnership in October 2020, having previously been a Director at Morgan Jones Pett in Norwich.

I am on the AvMA and Law Society Panel of Clinical Negligence Specialists and am a Senior Litigator member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

I deal with all types of claim whether valued at £2,000.00 or £2,000,000.00 plus. I have a particular interest in gynaecological and obstetric claims, orthopaedic cases and those where errors have occurred in accident and emergency.

What do others say?

Sara has been recognised for her specialist work in the Legal 500, including being recommended in the Legal 500 UK 2021 Edition. Referring to her work at Morgan Jones Pett before she joined Hatch Brenner, the editorial comments:

“Handling work both from East Anglia and nationwide, the firm … handle every type of personal injury claim from low to high value, including head injuries, spinal injuries and industrial disease cases."

"They are a local firm who handle personal injury and clinical negligence cases with the skill of larger national firms. They appear to have excellent relationships with their clients, and provide a personal touch."

Sara is also recommended for Clinical Negligence in the Chambers and Partners UK Edition 2021, where she is ranked in Band Two and noted for her strength in birth injury, delayed diagnosis and failure in treatment cases. The editorial comments that she:

"... gets to grips with the medical evidence, identifying the strengths and weaknesses," adding: "She is very practical in her approach and gets good results for clients."

‘I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your hard work on my case these last few years. I appreciate all you did and am very grateful for it. Many thanks.’

‘We cannot put into words how thankful and grateful we all are to you for all of your hard work, support, dedication and loyalty ... to us all as a family over nearly 12 years. So a massive thank you again.’

‘Thank you for the help you have given me. Sara and Donna were marvellous.’

‘I am thrilled with the outcome and feel that I can finally get my life back on track. This would not have been possible without you. Thank you so, so much.’

‘Sara Westwood was understanding and sensitive in dealing with the issues that were the subject of our contact, I would happily recommend her service to anyone in a similar position.’

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Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation
APIL Accredited Personal Injury Specialist Senior Litigator

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