Frances McCarthy

Mediation Experience:

I am a qualified CEDR mediator and jointly mediated various costs issues at the request of the Civil Justice Council including the levels of success fees to be claimed in personal injury cases.

Personal Injury Experience:

I am the Managing Partner and Head of Personal Injury at Pattinson & Brewer. I specialise in claims arising from accidents at work and industrial diseases. I was President of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers from 2000 to 2002.

Other Positions:

I am a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and was the Chair of the International Practice section. I am on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Personal Injury Law and am the joint editor of APIL Personal Injury Law Practice and Precedents. I contribute to Jordans Civil Court Service.