- 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 2016 as follows: Neil Fearn of Simpson Millar LLP is "quick to identify the real issues in the case and very practical in his approach," according to impressed sources. His broad practice encompasses a range of clinical negligence matters, though he is best known for handling obstetrics claims relating to cerebral or Erb's palsy.


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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Neil, my hero, thank you for everything.

Hello Neil, spent the last few hours compiling many texts to say thank you and every one either sounds corny or does not come close to what we want to say or how we feel about what you have achieved so you will just have to wait until it sinks in . Thank you so much you have ensured J will be financially sound for the rest of her life and to me it’s a dream come true for her, thank you so much.

Thank you (Neil Fearn) very much for all the help you have given us. At last we have a satisfactory outcome. Once again, a great big thank you.

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