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Jayne McCluskey joined Burnetts’ Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team as an Associate Solicitor in September 2014.

“very experienced and knowledgeable’ associate Jayne McCluskey.” – Legal 500 2019

Jayne McCluskey joined Burnetts’ Medical Law team as an Associate Solicitor in September 2014 and was promoted to Senior Associate Solicitor in 2017.

A West Cumbrian by birth, Jayne studied History and Politics at Staffordshire university where she graduated with a BA Hons degree, before completing the Common Professional Exam (CPE) which is a Law conversion course and her LPC (Legal Practice Course) at Wolverhampton University. She completed her solicitor training in Liverpool, qualifying in 1998. She then practised in London and South East England for fifteen years.

Jayne has worked in the field of clinical negligence since she first became a Solicitor and holds a number of well-respected accreditations for her expertise. Jayne is the only Solicitor in Cumbria to be a Member of 2 Panels - the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and the charity Action Against Medical Accidents.  She is also an accredited Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Jayne’s experience covers a wide range of cases.  She advises clients on claims arising in all areas of medicine such as delays in diagnosis and negligent treatment in obstetrics, gynaecology, oncology, neurology, cardiology, and ophthalmology.  Jayne pursues cases against GPs as well as surgeons, consultants, and doctors both within the NHS and within private hospitals. She represents clients who have lost children, parents, spouses and other close family members and clients who have sustained serious life changing injuries requiring care, help, and assistance for life.