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

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

A West Cumbrian by birth, Jayne completed her solicitor training in Liverpool, qualifying in 1998. She then practised in London and South East England for fifteen years, most recently at Sternberg Reed where she was also an Associate.

Jayne has been working in the field of clinical negligence since she first became a solicitor and holds a number of well-respected accreditations for her expertise: she one of only two solicitors in Cumbria to be a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and is also accredited by the charity Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA); in 2011, she was appointed a Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Her experience has covered a wide range of cases: Jayne has advised clients on claims arising from delays in diagnosis and negligent treatment in all areas of medicine including obstetrics, gynaecology, orthopaedics, neurology, cardiology and ophthalmology. She has pursued cases against GPs, as well as surgeons, consultants and doctors both within the NHS and within private hospitals.

As well as her litigation caseload, Jayne is also a member of the Medical Law department’s Inquest team, representing clients and their families at HM Coroner’s Courts in North West and North East England.