Aftar Waris -
Associate, Medical Negligence
T: 0345 357 9000
F: 0345 357 9199
Based in: Leeds
Medical Negligence and Professional Negligence Claims
Aftar joined Simpson Millar LLP as an Associate in March 2014. She qualified as a Solicitor in April 2007, having completed her training contract with a National Law firm where she had also worked as a Paralegal dealing with Industrial Disease cases for a period of 18 months. On qualification, Aftar specialised in Professional Negligence claims, dealing with cases against Solicitors and Barristers who had failed to diligently prosecute Personal Injury and Medical Negligence cases on behalf of their clients.
Aftar spent her next 3 years at a niche Clinical Negligence practice based in York where she dealt with a wide range of medical negligence claims including neurological damage, orthopaedic injuries which included amputations, product liability, drug induced toxicity, delayed diagnosis of cancer and birth injuries.
Aftar is a Member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA).
Aftar enjoys DIY and spending time with her family.