Neil Fearn -
Partner, Head of Medical Negligence
T: 0345 357 9000
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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. Quoted in Legal 500 2015
as follows: The ‘hugely experienced and capable’ Neil Fearn leads the team at Simpson Millar LLP
, which is known for obstetric claims involving brain trauma.
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.