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Welcome to Access Legal - Delivering legal expertise since 1845

Specialist Serious Injury & Medical Negligence Solicitors

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News on Ian Paterson's case

Independent non-statutory inquiry into convicted surgeon Ian Paterson

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Directory relays client message that Access Legal Solicitors is ‘the leading specialist clinical negligence firm in the country’


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A Patient of Ian Paterson Tells Her Story

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It takes years to learn the law. Experience builds over a lifetime. So how do you choose a solicitor? See what our clients say about us.

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Choosing the right law firm for medical accident or injury claims is key to your success. Whether it’s personal injury, medical negligence, contesting a will, professional negligence or landlord & tenant law, Access Legal's dedicated solicitors will give you expert legal advice.


'You need to have a legal team who are caring, who you absolutely trust and who will tell you the truth. Certainly from our point of view Denise Stephens from Access Legal has been absolutely amazing."

Andy Evans

Why Access Legal

Access Legal is the private client arm of Shoosmiths, a national law firm with offices throughout the UK. Our best in class lawyers work with individuals and their families to achieve the best result & solve their practical problems.

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