Ben Gent -
Partner, Medical Negligence - Leeds
T: 0844 858 3200
F: 0844 858 3299
Based in: Leeds
Medical Negligence Claims
Ben Gent was recruited at partner level from Ashton Morton Slack in Sheffield. With over 12 years' experience in clinical negligence – gained at both a national UK practice and as head of medical negligence at an Australian firm.
Ben is a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel. He has previously been recommended for his commitment to client care, and a willingness to fight difficult cases.
Career highlights include the decision of the Australian High Court in Melchior v Cattanach and a series of successful judicial review applications providing access to high cost treatments.
Ben has strong links with Headway the brain injury charity as committee member and fundraiser, is a member of the Spinal Injuries Association Solicitors Panel and a Panel solicitor for the Child Brain Injuries Trust.
Quoted in Chambers and Partners UK 2014 as follows: Ben Gent of Simpson Millar LLP is described as "eminently approachable, savvy and good with his clients." He has recently acted for claimants on some neurological cases of substantial value.
Quoted in Legal 500 2013 as follows: "Ben has handled cases ranging from failure to treat deep vein thrombosis to negligent surgery to separate conjoined twins."