Coodes Solicitors has been shortlisted for two categories in the Personal Injury Awards 2023. The southwest law firm is a finalist for the Clinical Negligence Team of the Year and Department Manager Rachel Pearce is shortlisted for Clinical Negligence Lawyer of the Year. The team were previously shortlisted at the Personal Injury 2022 Awards.
In its entries, Coodes highlighted the team’s expertise in a wide range of clinical negligence claims, including birth injuries, catastrophic neurological injuries and amputations. The team maintains an excellent reputation for handling difficult and high-value claims, and continues to put rehabilitation and compensation for clients to rebuild their lives at the centre of all their work.
The team also supports the local community, through running specialist free-of-charge drop-in clinics across the region, to give clients easy access to expert legal advice despite the difficulty of travelling around Cornwall and Devon.
Coodes Solicitors Partner and Department Manager Rachel Pearce was also shortlisted in the category of Clinical Negligence Lawyer of the Year. With over 16 years of experience, she is highly experienced in particularly challenging cases, and acts for clients in complex, high-value clinical negligence cases, including birth injuries, brain injuries, surgical errors and fatal claims. She ensures clients receive a sympathetic, efficient, and speedy service and the right care and treatment. Rachel currently service as the Joint Co-ordinator for the APIL Devon and Cornwall Group.
Coodes Solicitors Partner and Department Manager Rachel Pearce said: “I’m absolutely delighted that the team has been shortlisted for Clinical Negligence Team of the Year. This is testament to team’s incredibly hard work. Every member fights for their clients, to help them achieve justice and secure rehabilitation and compensation to rebuild their lives.
“I was also thrilled to receive the news that I’ve been shortlisted for Clinical Negligence Lawyer of the Year. At the heart of all my work is pursuing the best for my clients and championing client care, so I’m really happy this has been recognised in the awards this year.
“We’re all really looking forward to attending the final in November to celebrate this hard work and that of fellow firms across the region.”
The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 23 November 2023.
With eight offices located throughout Cornwall and Devon, Coodes Solicitors has built a well-deserved reputation for providing individuals and businesses with exceptional legal services and is recognised as a leading law firm in both the Legal 500 and UK Chambers & Partners guides. Its highly skilled and specialist lawyers provide expertise in wide-ranging and niche areas of legal practice.