A specialist clinical negligence solicitor and head of the clinical negligence team at JMW, Eddie Jones is widely regarded as a leading practitioner in the field.
As well as leading the clinical negligence practice at JMW, Eddie specialises in brain and spinal injury cases and has secured many multi-million-pound compensation settlements for children and adults. This includes obtaining £26 million for a child who suffered severe brain damage due to maternity failures and £9.3 million in compensation for a man with permanent disabilities due to negligent cauda equina syndrome (CES) care. Clients frequently comment on his kind and compassionate nature and say he is a trusted source of support at one of the most challenging times of their life.
Eddie's department is one of just two firms in the North West awarded a Tier 1 ranking in independent legal industry guides Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.
In recognition of his personal contribution to his clients and his expertise, Eddie was again awarded Star Individual status in the 2023 edition of Chambers and Partners. Chambers notes that interviewees said Eddie 'has unrivalled knowledge and experience in CES claims' and has 'vast experience and superb judgement'.
Eddie is also ranked as a leading individual in the Legal 500 which quotes a source as saying that he 'stands out for his tactical creativity'.
A member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel and Action against Medical Accidents’ solicitor referral panel, Eddie was the winner of the Partner of the Year award at the 2019 Manchester Legal Awards.
Eddie is frequently interviewed by the national and regional media. Recent articles Eddie has featured in include one about the human and financial cost of maternity failures with The Independent in April 2021. In the same year Eddie was quoted by the Telegraph in an article about the rise of amputations due to medical negligence.