Rising Star, Rachel Lee, Achieves Accredited Litigator Status with APIL
In a remarkable testament to her dedication and hard work, Rachel Lee, a valued member of our Medical Negligence team, has been awarded the esteemed Accredited Litigator status by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). This achievement holds particular significance as Rachel took on her own case load in September 2022 and only qualified as a solicitor in April 2023, making her rapid recognition all the more remarkable.
Since joining the Medical Negligence team, Rachel has exhibited unwavering commitment and a passion for seeking justice for those who have suffered due to medical negligence. Her recent accreditation is a testament to her exceptional work and her proactive approach to advancing her professional skills in Medical Negligence.
Throughout her relatively short career, Rachel has taken on a diverse range of cases, showcasing her adaptability and proficiency in handling complex matters. Rachel's remarkable accomplishments extend to her involvement in an array of cases, including those related to:-
- Complex high value brain and birth injury cases when working with Simon Parford and Holly Bowditch;
- Birth injury to mothers;
- Baby loss;
- Missed ectopic pregnancies;
- Delayed diagnosis of cancer;
- Psychiatric injury;
- Negligently performed surgery;
- Orthopaedic injuries;
- Dental injuries;
- Fatal injuries;
- Complications with hernia surgery; and
- Colorectal injuries and more.
Her understanding of the intricate legal and medical aspects of these cases has garnered her respect from clients and colleagues alike.
Rachel's journey towards achieving the Accredited Litigator status with APIL was characterised by her determination to enhance her skills and knowledge. In her own words, "Having had the exposure and experience to enable me to put the portfolio together and apply for this accreditation, so early in my career, really does bring me a lot of joy." Her proactive attitude and commitment to her professional growth underscore her drive to provide the best possible legal representation for her clients.
Her ability to navigate through these complex matters with empathy and precision reflects her dedication to securing justice for her clients and alleviating their suffering.
As a firm, we are immensely proud to have Rachel as a part of our Medical Negligence team. Her swift attainment of the Accredited Litigator status is a testament to her talent, work ethic, and dedication to the pursuit of justice. We are confident that Rachel's continued contributions will leave a positive impact on our clients' lives and the field of medical negligence law as a whole.