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Slater and Gordon has recruited one of Queensland’s leading medical negligence lawyers as it grows its Queensland business.

Bill King has joined the Firm as Principal Lawyer to lead the fast-growing medical negligence team.

Slater and Gordon has the largest Plaintiff medical law practice in the nation acting for injured clients in Medical Negligence claims.

Mr King, recognised in Doyles Guide as a market leader, has acted in some of the state’s largest and most complex medical law cases. He holds the current record for the largest compensation judgement in Queensland securing for Nancy Mules $6.7 million for misdiagnosed cryptococcal meningitis. (Mules v Ferguson [2015] QCA 5).

“I look forward to leading the medical law team in Queensland for Slaters. The amount of cases the team is conducting is the largest portfolio I have seen in my 25 years in the law,” Mr King said.

“This is an indication that clients respect the performance of the team and are attracted to the size and strength of the Slaters brand in Queensland.”

Mr King previously led the Medical Law team at rival Shine before leaving to join Slater and Gordon.

Queensland General Manager Karen Murphy welcomed Mr King.

“Slater and Gordon have spent time reviewing our business in Queensland,” Ms Murphy said.

“We are now growing our practice in specialist areas such as Medical Law as more people contact us for advice. We are aligning our growth mission with leading lawyers such as Bill to deliver on our client service proposition. We welcome Bill into our firm.”

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