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Meg George

Solicitor

Meg is a solicitor in the medical negligence department

Meg is a solicitor in the medical negligence department.

During her training she assisted Jill Paterson in the product liability and consumer law department, helping clients who have sustained serious injuries as a result of defective products, as well as supporting bereaved families at inquests. She previously assisted Sanja Strkljevic and Despina Kavadas in the clinical negligence department acting on behalf of patients and their families in cases involving negligent medical care.

Meg has a particular interest in assisting clients who have sustained life-changing spinal cord injuries, having previously worked supporting patients at one of the country’s leading spinal rehabilitation units.

Previous experience

Prior to commencing her training contract at Leigh Day Meg spent six months working as a legal assistant at a specialist family law firm, before moving to London where she worked for approximately four years as a paralegal at a top litigation firm.

During this time Meg split her time between the international injury department, assisting on severe brain injury, spinal cord, amputee and fatal accident claims with complex jurisdictional issues, and the firm’s pro bono department. Whilst working in the pro bono department Meg assisted individuals with life-changing injuries on a wide range of issues including debts, employment, housing and insurance.

Education

Meg obtained a degree in Law with French at Sheffield University. As part of her course Meg spent a year studying law at a French university. Meg proceeded to study the LLM LPC at the University of Law, graduating in 2014.

Commitees

Meg is passionate about the environment and sits on the firm’s green committee.