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Slater and Gordon has recruited one of the state’s leading medical negligence lawyers as it continues to grow its Queensland business.

Karen Jarman has joined the firm as an Associate in the fast-growing medical negligence team.

Slater and Gordon has the largest plaintiff medical law practice in the nation acting for injured clients by taking on their medical negligence claims.

Ms Jarman joins Slater and Gordon with more than 15 years’ experience in medical law claims in Australia and the United Kingdom, and has acted in some of Australia’s largest and most complex medical law cases.

Ms Jarman secured one of the largest medical negligence compensation judgements in Western Australia, securing $11.6 million for her client after a four-week trial (Panagoulias v The East Metropolitan Health Service [2017] WADC 118).

Additionally, Ms Jarman has secured a number of multimillion dollar awards for her Queensland clients.

Slater and Gordon Queensland Medical Law Practice Leader Bill King welcomed Ms Jarman.

“We are delighted to have Karen Jarman joining us,” Mr King said.

“Karen Jarman is recognised as one of Queensland’s leading medical negligence lawyers and this addition to our team will enable us to broaden the depth of expertise we can provide our clients in the area of compensation for catastrophic injuries.”

Slater and Gordon Queensland General Manager, Karen Murphy said Ms Jarman would allow the team to grow the Med Law practice in specialist areas.

“With leading lawyers such as Karen Jarman, Slater and Gordon can continue to deliver on our growth mission and deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients. We warmly welcome Karen Jarman into our firm.”

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