- Partner, Head of Medical Negligence

Neil Fearn - Medical Negligence Solicitor - Leeds
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Based in: Leeds


Medical Negligence claims and Catastrophic Injury Claims


Neil joined Simpson Millar in 2006 as a Partner having previously set up and developed, over a period of 10 years, a large Clinical Negligence team and Serious Injuries Unit at another firm in Leeds. Neil is Head of the Simpson Millar's Clinical Negligence team. Much of Neil's clinical negligence work is on behalf of children injured at birth, who suffer Cerebral Palsy or Erbs Palsy. He has had several cases reported. In addition to clinical negligence cases, Neil has conducted several class actions.

Neil is recommended in the Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016 edition. The ‘particularly diligent’ team at Simpson Millar LLP is led by Neil Fearn, who handles cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy claims.

Quoted in Chambers and Partners 2017 as follows: Neil Fearn is head of the firm's national clinical negligence practice. He acts on obstetrics, delayed diagnosis of cancer and amputation cases. Clients say: "He works so hard and won't put a matter down until it is finished; he keeps at it and gets it as near-perfect as possible." Another source adds: "He gets good results due to his drive and determination."


Neil is on the Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel and an AvMA panel member. He is also a member of APIL.


Neil enjoys running, walking as well as spending time with his family.

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I would like to thank you (Neil Fearn) for all your help with our Healthcare claim and managing to reach a satisfactory and speedy conclusion to my case.

You were bloody brilliant Neil, no words in the world could ever begin to explain the emotions I felt yesterday knowing Jen is set for life and it is all down to you, thank you so much…

Neil, my hero, thank you for everything.

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