Not just lawyers, medical negligence experts
Katy has 19 years’ post-qualified experience of medical negligence and personal injury work, and has progressed numerous cases through the court process to trial. She provides high quality work for the clients that she represents, having good attention to detail and technical knowledge. Katy prides herself on developing excellent relationships with both her clients and their families, wanting to reassure her clients and restore faith following the trauma that they will have experienced whilst securing the best possible outcome.
Whilst Katy deals with a variety of clinical negligence cases, she has a keen interest in orthopaedic, cosmetic surgery and also paediatric cases. Aside from her legal cases, Katy is working with the Clinical Negligence department to encourage and assist colleagues with training and experience in litigation. One of her more notable cases involved the Court of Appeal, with the defendant appealing the judgement given by the County Court. Permission to appeal was rejected and her client successfully received over £350,000 compensation. Katy works with the Lawcare Charity as a Peer supporter, providing advice and support for people within the Legal community and working on a one-to-one basis with struggling Lawyers. She is also a keen promoter of supporting mental health within the workplace.
Notable Settled Cases
MPH: Fully disputed case, hip replacement (£500K)
JK: Fully disputed case, 87-year-old male, partial foot amputation (£72.5K)
GJ: Fully disputed case, unnecessary STARR procedure (£200K)
“Katy Link was excellent in all aspects.”
“Katy Link was amazing. She was there for me all the time even evenings and often at weekends too. She handled everything very professionally whilst remaining thoughtful and empathetic. She did a fantastic job and I am very happy to recommend her.”
“I know I have, on occasions, been a little grumpy about the whole thing but in all that time you have been unbelievably professional and warm towards me. I cannot express enough how grateful we are for all your hard work and persistence in getting the very best for me. It is much appreciated and we both thank you very much.”
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