- Associate Solicitor & Team Leader, Care Home Claims

James Urquhart - Associate Solicitor & Team Leader - Newcastle
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Based in: Newcastle


James is an Associate Solicitor specialising in NHS Continuing Healthcare claims. He has many years’ experience challenging NHS Continuing Healthcare decisions on behalf of individuals and their families as well as conducting claims for retrospective assessment.

In his role as Team Leader James is responsible for the supervision and development of our Paralegal Team and works closely with the Head of Department to drive process.


In August 2016 James was made Associate at Simpson Millar LLP.

James studied Law with Spanish at Aberystwyth University, spending a year reading Spanish law at “Universidad de Oviedo” before graduating in 2009. He went on to complete his vocational training the following year before joining Simpson Millar in 2010 as an Employment Legal Advisor. Since qualifying as a Solicitor in 2013 he has played a key role in the growth and development of our Care Homes Department.


James is a Spanish speaker and enjoys Spanish music, film and culture. Outside of work he enjoys travelling and has a keen interest in medieval history. James also enjoys keeping up to date on the current challenges faced by the NHS.

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