Thomas West - Solicitor

Tom is a Solicitor in our Medical Negligence team.

Tom works closely with Ben Ward on high-value catastrophic injury claims, including birth injury, amputation and adult brain injury claims, as well as dealing with a wide variety of lower value claims.

He was recently involved in the successful representation at trial of a client who suffered a stroke and consequent brain injury due as a result of the failure of the Defendant to administer heparin 67 hours earlier. Read a synopsis of the case here and view a copy of the judgement here.

Tom graduated from UEA with a First Class Law Degree in 2018 and then achieved a Distinction in his combined LLM and LPC from BPP University in Cambridge.

Before commencing his Training Contract, Tom worked at Ashtons as a Paralegal in the Medical Negligence team.

Tom is friendly and approachable when acting for clients and offers a personable service whilst always ensuring that clients’ needs are met accurately and efficiently. He enjoys working in Law as he likes to help people and loves a challenge.

In his spare time, Tom likes to keep active. His passion outside of work is triathlon, spending most of his free time training for whatever the next event may be!