Legal Support Services – East Anglia

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The Child Brain Injury Trust’s Legal Support Service Provider for the East of England is Slater and Gordon Lawyers.

The firm supports and advises families right across the East of England and is the only law firm working in partnership with the charity in this area.

Slater and Gordon Lawyers have an office in Cambridge and have a team of dedicated experts who will travel to meet clients to offer assistance when it is needed on a huge array of legal issues that may affect a family when a child suffers a brain injury.

Key Individuals

Personal Injury

The following lawyers are all members of the Law Society’s specialist accreditation panel for personal injury work.

Angela Beric

Angela specialises in child brain injury claims. She is a strong advocate of rehabilitation and care packages funded under the Rehabilitation Code. She always tries to obtain the maximum interim payment to help meet the immediate needs of her clients. She is outstanding, thorough and well prepared, whose calm, sympathetic and reassuring manner make clients feel like they are in good hands.

Contact Angela by email or call 01223 653243

Emma Truin

Emma is Practice Group Leader for Cambridge specialising in serious injury claims and excels at representing clients in brain injury claims. Emma’s client handling skills are often praised. Clients regularly say when their case is over that they feel as though they are losing a friend and often refer other cases to her. Emma mentors other personal injury lawyers in her team and the firm

Contact Emma by email or call 01223 653240

Paul Tapner

Paul specialises in serious injury claims and is part of highly-qualified teams in Cambridge who fight complex and difficult cases.

He routinely wins large sums in compensation for claimants – many in excess of one million pounds.

Contact Paul by email or call 01223 653241

Richard Gaffney

Richard specialises in handling cases involving serious injury and accidents in the Armed Forces. He has significant experience in claims involving head injury and multiple orthopaedic injuries as well as fatal accident claims. Richard spent 10 years in the armed forces before becoming a lawyer.

Contact Richard by email or call 01223 653242

Miriam Edwards

Miriam has an excellent understanding of the complex issues surrounding claims involving serious injury. She also possesses a level of sensitivity and an ability to translate difficult legalese, which make her the ideal litigator to handle such cases and find practical solutions to problems. She ensures her clients get the right treatment at the right time to give them best possible recovery outcome.

Contact Miriam by email or call 01223 653244

Court of Protection

Jocelyn Fox

Jocelyn heads the Court of Protection team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Cambridge. She acts as professional Court of Protection Deputy for around 65 clients and also acts as professional attorney and trustee of personal injury trusts. Jocelyn specialises in acting as deputy for clients with Acquired Brain Injury, but also acts for elderly clients with dementia and other capacity issues.

Contact Jocelyn by email or call 01223 653257

Tim Deeming

Tim leads the clinical negligence team in Cambridge and has vast experience helping injured clients and their families, achieving many multimillion pound settlements along the way. Tim ensures that effective support is put in place to enable rehabilitation goals to be exceeded. He is proactive in ensuring that lessons are learnt to prevent avoidable errors and improve patient safety.

Contact Tim by email or call 01223 653255

To view the full range of services that Slater and Gordon Lawyers can offer you, please read the booklet for the East of England.

East of England Legal Support Service Provider Booklet

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