Law firm Lester Aldridge has welcomeed Paula Barnes, who will be joining as a partner in the Personal Injury team in January 2019, based in the Southampton office.

Paula is a senior qualified solicitor and partner who brings over 25 years’ experience in clinical negligence, community care and public law to the firm.

Paula has undertaken clinical negligence claims at all levels, including catastrophic brain damage cases, including cerebral palsy and acquired brain injury and spinal injury cases. Paula has experience of dealing with claims in a variety of fields of medicine.

In addition to her clinical negligence work, Paula also specialises in community care law and public law matters.

She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) as well as a Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel member and examiner.