Nick Banks, who works in the medical negligence department at Your Legal Friend has been awarded Senior Litigator status by The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).
APIL is a not-for-profit campaign organisation dedicated to changing the law, protecting and enhancing access to justice, and improving the services provided for victims of personal injury.
With over eight years’ experience, Nick specialises in misdiagnosis for serious medical conditions, inappropriately performed surgical procedures and delays in the diagnosis of terminal illnesses. He is one of five APIL Senior Litigators at Your Legal Friend.
The status demonstrates an individual’s high levels of competency and expertise in medical negligence, a complex area of law.
Completing his Legal Practice Course at Liverpool John Moores University in 2009, Nick now manages a team of four within the medical negligence department which is headed up by Laura Morgan.
Nick Banks, Medical Negligence Solicitor, added: “It’s an honour to achieve this status. It’s taken a lot of hard work but I couldn’t have done it without my fantastic colleagues who have been extremely supportive throughout.
“I’m passionate about this important area of law and will continue putting every effort into helping those who have been harmed as a result of medical negligence to gain some kind of justice.”
Founded in 1983, Birkenhead-based Your Legal Friend employs over 200 people and has supported around 200,000 clients over the last 30 years.