Frances McCarthy is head of the Personal Injury Department and managing partner at Pattinson Brewer. She acts exclusively for Claimants; specialising in workplace accidents and occupational disease claims. She also has extensive experience handling injuries of maximum severity, fatalities, asbestos-related claims, clinical negligence cases and other areas of personal injury. Frances has represented victims in most of the major disasters in recent years.
Frances is recognised as a leader in her field in both the Legal 500
directories and acknowledged by peers as "robust and tough, but sensible - a fighter and knowledgeable with it." She is highly respected by those she works with and, during her career, Frances has managed successful appeals to the European Court of Justice on the question of equal treatment in matters of social security.