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10 February, 2020

Lauren Sutherland QC appointed new PEOPIL Medical Negligence Head

PEOPIL (Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers) President John Beer has today welcomed the appointment of Ampersand’s Lauren Sutherland QC as the new head of its medical negligence section comprised of Specialist European Clinical Negligence Lawyers. The section’s objectives include putting together a framework for the exchange of cross-border information on issues of medical negligence, organising medico-legal conferences and lobbying European institutions to protect victim’s rights.

Commenting on her appointment PEOPIL President John Beer said today “We are delighted that a person of the calibre and experience of Lauren Sutherland QC has agreed to become the
new Chair of our medical negligence section. Lauren’s career has centred around fighting for the rights of medical negligence victims to receive proper compensation for injuries caused
by medical negligence. In 2009 she was one of two Counsel’s appointed by the Scottish Government to lead the Vale of Leven Hospital inquiry into the outbreak of C difficile at the
hospital and has lectured extensively to lawyers and doctors on clinical negligence”.

If you wish to contact Lauren to discuss the benefits of becoming a PEOPIL member and to join this group please email her at Laurenadv@aol.com or simply click this link to become a
PEOPIL member .

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