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Partner Manchester Clinical Negligence
Steven is a partner in the clinical negligence department at JMW and has specialised in the field since qualifying as a solicitor in 2008. He has helped patients affected by many different types of medical negligence to challenge the mistakes that were made and secure compensation.
Appointed to the position of partner at JMW in 2019, Steven is ranked as a Rising Star in the 2020 edition of legal industry guide the Legal 500 which describes him as “highly rated”. In the 2019 edition of the Legal 500 he was ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and described as a “highly committed and proactive claimant lawyer”.
Steven’s caseload is now primarily made up of spinal injury and adult and child brain injury claims. In 2020 he secured approximately £13 million in compensation for a teenager with severe cerebral palsy due to maternity errors. In April 2019 he obtained £1 million in compensation for a patient left severely debilitated by negligent treatment of spinal injury cauda equina syndrome. He has previously settled a cauda equina case for £1.5 million and a delay in diagnosis of stroke case that left a man with a permanent brain injury for £1 million. Steven is currently working to settle numerous multi-million-pound cerebral palsy claims arising from poor care during birth or the newborn period.
Hailing from Gateshead, Steven completed a Law Degree at Manchester University and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at the College of Law, Chester.
Steven is a member of the training group for the British Association of Brain Injury and Complex Case Management.
- Next Generation Lawyer The Legal 500 2019
- Rising Star The Legal 500 2020
Blog Posts by Steven Brown
20th February 2019