Gillian is a Partner and Head of Medical Negligence. She is known for her success in winning compensation and for her commitment to bringing about change so that medical mistakes are not repeated.
Gillian specialises in claims arising from medical accidents at birth resulting in injury to the mother or baby and deal with cases involving cerebral palsy, erb’s palsy following shoulder dystocia, significant post-partum injuries to the mother and psychiatric claims. She has successfully obtained compensation in complex birth injury claims involving periventricular leukomalacia, delay in delivery, failure to monitor CTGs and consent to mode of delivery.
Gillian also has experience in dealing with medical negligence cases involving spinal injury (including cauda equina), delay in diagnosis of cancer, stroke care, paediatric and neonatal care amongst others.
She represents clients at Coroner's inquests and is particularly interested in inquests involving geriatric care where medical neglect is alleged and failure to prevent suicide psychiatric claims.
Professional Associations and memberships
- A member of the Bristol Law Society.
What you may not know about Gillian
In December 2017 Gillian was accredited by AvMA (Action Against Medical Accidents) as a specialist in the field of medical negligence and appointed to their medical negligence panel of solicitors, demonstrating her expertise in practice and dedication to campaigning for improvements in medical care.
My testimonials and accolades
“I cannot recommend Gillian Clark at Ince Metcalfes enough. She truly went above and beyond on my case. With Gillian's wealth of knowledge in medical negligence claims, combined with her compassion, professionalism and determination to get the right result, was a winning combination. Thank you so much for everything you fought for on my behalf and to ensure that I was finally heard by the people that mattered. I will always be grateful for all your hard work.”
“A huge thank you from me and S. It was a long time coming but S is thrilled... S will enjoy getting the things she needs for her flat [with the money].”
“I am sending special thanks to you for all your help and support during my negligence claim; you always returned my calls, kept me updated and well informed. Thanks again for the successful result. ”
“I would personally like to thank you Gillian; she was so empathetic and kind to me when I had reached an all-time low. Her words of support and comfort helped so much. ”
“David and I were pleased to meet you and would like to thank you for your efforts on my behalf. ”
“A huge thank you to you and your amazing team. The fact that you showed a man who has given up that you believed in him and that he still matters and has a voice, is worth more than any amount of money. You have given me back the man we lost years ago and for that I'm very grateful.”