Janet Baker, Director & Solicitor

Janet is a specialist Medical Negligence Solicitor and a director of Switalskis. She is based at our Sheffield office.

Tel: 0114 349 2300

Department:
Medical Negligence

Address:
24-26 Paradise Square, Sheffield S1 2DE

Email Address:
janet.baker@switalskis.com

Profile

Janet is a highly-experienced Medical Negligence solicitor and a nationally-recognised specialist in her field. As a director of Switalskis she heads up a specialist team at our Sheffield office. Janet focuses on maximum-severity, high-value cases including cerebral palsy, brain damage resulting from birth injuries and stillbirth.

Experience

Janet is a highly-experienced Medical Negligence solicitor and a nationally-recognised specialist in her field. As a director of Switalskis she heads up a specialist team at our Sheffield office. Janet focuses on maximum-severity, high-value cases including cerebral palsy, brain damage resulting from birth injuries and stillbirth.

Janet joined Switalskis in 2016 as a Director, bringing her own specialist team with her as part of an acquisition from her previous employer. At Switalskis Janet has added further to her significant knowledge in the sector and frequently been asked to appear on local and national media reports relating to Medical Negligence.

Testimonials for Janet

"Janet Baker is without doubt one of the most experienced, capable and successful maximum severity clinical negligence lawyers in the country. She combines experience and empathy with a superb eye for detail."

Legal 500 Guide

"Janet Baker is one of the most experienced clinical negligence practitioners in the country and brings to the firm depth of knowledge and experience as well as leadership."

Legal 500 Guide

"Janet Baker is one of the most experienced, capable and successful clinical negligence lawyers in the country. I have worked with her in numerous claims by individuals who suffer from cerebral palsy. She is quite simply the best."

Legal 500 Guide

"She's fantastic at running difficult cases and fighting cases at trial"

Chambers & Partners Guide

More about Janet

undefinedJanet is ranked in ‘Band 1’ for Clinical Negligence in Sheffield in the Chambers & Partners UK guide and in November 2017 she was named Clinical Negligence Lawyer of the Year in the Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2017. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

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To speak to Janet or any of the Medical Negligence team, contact us through the website or call us on 0800 138 0458