Russell-Cooke is pleased to announce the promotion to partner (with effect from 1 July 2011) of personal injury and clinical negligence specialist, Sarah Towler.

Sarah joined Russell-Cooke in 1996 and has worked in the personal injury and clinical negligence department since 1999.  She is highly experienced in managing all types of personal injury claims and cases of negligent medical treatment.  Sarah has a particular interest in Criminal Injuries Compensation claims and common law claims against local authorities regarding their obligations in caring for the vulnerable.

Russell-Cooke's personal injury and clinical negligence team specialises in handling complex, high-end claims. The ever increasing complexity of personal injury and clinical negligence claims means Sarah's expertise is much in demand.

Head of the team, Deborah Blythe said:  "We are delighted that such an experienced member of our team has been promoted to partnership. Sarah's appointment is the latest success in a career with the firm which has taken her from a secretarial support role to a developing reputation in her field. Sarah's promotion brings our partners' collective years of experience to more than 100."