Richard Money-Kyrle has joined Penningtons Manches’ top-ranked Surrey clinical negligence and personal injury team as a partner from Darbys Solicitors where he had been a partner since 2008.
With 18 years’ experience of acting for clients across the full range of clinical negligence issues, Richard specialises in complex catastrophic injuries with particular emphasis on acting for children with cerebral palsy, patients who have suffered brain injury, and those who have experienced catastrophic life-changing events due to substandard medical care.
Richard is both a Law Society and Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) clinical negligence panel solicitor and regularly lectures for AvMA on its practice and procedure course. He has served as an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) regional secretary and group co-ordinator.
Commenting on his appointment, Philippa Luscombe, UK clinical negligence and personal injury team partner, said: “Richard joins us at an exciting time in our team’s development. Over the last few years, we have earned a reputation for success in handling complex and difficult cases in many areas such as brain, birth and spinal injuries as well as new areas such as falls, cosmetic surgery and travel claims. Richard’s appointment reflects our commitment to quality and determination to best serve our clients with the most appropriate specialist solicitors and his wide-ranging expertise will be invaluable to our team throughout our office network.”
Penningtons Manches’ clinical negligence and personal injury team operates from the London, Cambridge, Surrey and Hampshire offices and is regarded as one of the leading specialist medical negligence teams in the UK. It specialises in a wide variety of areas ranging from brain, birth and spinal injuries to cosmetic surgery, travel and product liability claims. The team has been highly ranked by the legal directories for many years and is increasingly asked to comment on all aspects of medical negligence and accidents abroad by the national media.