Lisa Simpson is a Paralegal in the Clinical Negligence team based in Huddersfield.
Lisa Simpson joined Switalskis’ nationally-recognised Clinical Negligence team in September 2017, having previously worked as an adult nurse. As a paralegal specialising in medical negligence, Lisa assists with claims for damages for injuries arising as a result of negligence medical treatment. Lisa works closely with solicitors in the Huddersfield-based team to facilitate the smooth progress of cases.
We asked Lisa:
Q: What does your job involve?
A: As a clinical negligence paralegal, I will meet with and assist clients at the early stages of a case, including taking initial instructions and statements, and attending inquests and supporting the family. I also assist with researching and gathering evidence to support new enquiries, examining medical records and instructing experts.
Q: What do you enjoy most about your job?
A: I enjoy the varied work, no two days are the same. I work with several solicitors who have helped me progress in my new role as a paralegal.
Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: Clients can expect an understanding and empathetic approach, with information always provided in clear, easy-to-understand terms.
Q: What are your interests outside work?
A: I love to sing – my favourite film (and music) at the moment is “The Greatest Showman”. I also love the outdoors and enjoy walking and hiking.