Ben Gent and Maria Repanos have joined Express Solicitors’ as partners in its clinical negligence department.
Gent, a former partner with Simpson Millar who has nearly 20 years' legal experience, now heads Express' clinical negligence team. Gent qualified as a solicitor advocate in 2013 and has strong links with brain charity Headway as a committee member and fundraiser.
Repanos joins from Irwin Mitchell where she was an associate working on claimant clinical negligence cases ranging from cerebral palsy to amputations. She will handle high value claims involving very serious injuries of maximum severity and complexity.
Managing partner at Express Solicitors, James Maxey said: “Together Ben and Maria bring almost 30 years’ experience to the firm and these senior appointments reflect our commitment to our growing clinical negligence department.
“Both have a great understanding for clients who’ve been let down by the medical profession and are quoted for their skills in Chambers and Partners UK 2014 and Legal 500 2013. We’re delighted to have them on board, not only for their wealth of legal expertise but also their abundance of business acumen.”