Gerard Martin QC chairs Exchange Chambers’ Prosthetics Seminar

March 2, 2018

Gerard Martin QC has today chaired Exchange Chambers’ Prosthetics Seminar – All you need to know about amputee cases – at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester.

The eagerly-awaited event, attended by fifty delegates, featured presentations from a range of the UK’s leading prosthetics experts, including:

  • Richard Edwards – Potter Rees Dolan.
  • Pace Rehabilitation – The highly respected multi-disciplinary team (MDT) presented the pathway its amputee patients follow in receipt of their prosthetic provision and associated therapy services. From clinical assessment, through to delivery of appropriate function restoring prosthetic devices, the team outlined the episodes and challenges along the way, providing an informative insight into their clinical services.
  • Dr Vanessa Moulton – Chartered Counselling Psychologist (Consulting Psychologist for the Walking with the Wounded South Pole expedition with Prince Harry).
  • Dr Kianoush Nazarpour – Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, Newcastle University, and developer of bionic hand currently being trialled by amputees in the UK.
  • Dr Laurence Kenney – Reader in Rehabilitation Technologies/Research Lead Rehabilitation Technologies, University of Salford

Commenting on the seminar, Gerard Martin QC said:

“We were delighted to bring together such a well-respected panel of speakers for this event.

“Trauma related amputations are life-changing events that have a huge impact on the victim and their family.  Anyone involved in the rehabilitation and representation of an amputee requires a thorough understanding of the holistic input required to optimise recovery.

“Our speakers shared insight about their roles and reviewed some of the latest technical developments.”

Gerard Martin QC is a renowned silk with a wealth of experience dealing with claims for amputees.

Legal directory Chambers and Partners 2018 says:

“His knowledge of prosthetics and amputee injuries is phenomenal. He has taken it upon himself to know everything there is to know about prosthetics.

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