Injury teams at Dean Wilson recognised in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners

15th October 2019

Dean Wilson personal and medical injury team has once against been recognised as specialists in the following areas:

Personal Injury

The team were described as:

‘knowledgeable, compassionate, committed and full of talent.’ Led by ‘a total figurehead for the firm’, Frances Pierce, the team is skilled in handling an assortment of high-value and complex matters which range from severe brain and spinal injuries to amputation. Pierce is an accomplished mediator and litigator and specialises in brain injury claims in both adults and children, while newly-made partner Alex Brown is also skilled in dealing with brain injury claims.’

Individually the team were also acknowledged with the directories saying as follows:

‘Frances Pierce is definitely someone you would want batting for you, not the other side. A strategic thinker who is willing to think outside the box to ensure the best outcomes for her clients.’ Frances was ranked as a ‘band 1’ lawyer by Chambers & Partners.

Alex Brown was ranked as ‘up and coming’ by Chambers & Partners and described as ‘a rising star which is an obvious testament to his ability to have been made partner’.

Ben Davey was described by a client interviewed as “very knowledgeable and always there when I needed advice or a question answered” and “easy to communicate with on a one-to-one level”.

Clinical Negligence

The team were described as:

an excellent quality firm’ with a clinical negligence team that is filled with ‘experienced and reliable practitioners’. The group specialises in high-value catastrophic clinical negligence claims involving birth, brain, spinal and orthopaedic injuries. Ben Davey is ‘excellent’ and focuses on complex multi-track cases, having developed a reputation for handling very high-profile matters.’

Individually the team were also acknowledged with the directories saying as follows:

Frances Pierce has a broad practice encompassing surgical negligence claims, diagnosis failures, cerebral palsy and fatalities, and is adept at handling high-value cases.’

Alex Brown was ranked as ‘up and coming’ and described as being “good with clients, realistic and commercial in his approach, and displays significant litigation expertise”.

Ben Davey was ranked as both a ‘rising star’ and an ‘associate to watch’. One source said “Ben Davey punches well above his weight. He is astute and maintains a good grasp of the overview of a case, even when unexpected complications would knock a lesser lawyer off course”