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Paul McNeil - Fieldfisher

Paul McNeil

Fieldfisher - London

  • Riverbank House
  • 2 Swan Lane
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4R 3TT

Practice Areas

Paul McNeil is Head of Medical Negligence and Personal Injury at FFW and has more than 25 years' experience acting for those injured through medical negligence or personal injury accidents. His claims cover many areas, including: Medical Negligence claims; Personal Injury claims; Work Accident claims; Road Traffic Accidents claims; International personal injury claims. Many of Paul’s cases involve serious head injuries or birth injuries and have settled for over £1 million. This ensures that Paul’s clients receive adequate compensation to pay for education, rehabilitation, care and treatment.

Professional Memberships

Paul is a member of AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents), the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, APIL, and a Fellow of the Society for Advanced Legal Studies.

Career

Recently Paul has settled the following cases: Oxford Radcliffe Hospital agrees £9.6 million settlement for boy born with cerebral palsy; £650,000 recovered from St Andrew's Hospital for complex regional pain syndrome; £150,000 recovered after obstetric negligence claim; £9 million midwifery claim against hospital in Cambridge; £10.5 Million package secured against Lewisham Hospital; £1 million for loss of mother during pregnancy; Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle pays £2.9 million for botched forceps delivery.

Publications

Paul regularly speaks at conferences and events including RoadPeace and BISWG (Brain Injury Social Work Group) conferences. He also contributed a chapter to the well-received “Experts in the Civil Courts” edited by Sir Louis Blom Cooper QC.