Adrian Desmond of Boyes Turner elected Chairman of FOCIS

Boyes Turner's medical negligence expert, Adrian Desmond, has been elected as the new Chairman of FOCIS (Forum of Complex Injury Solicitors).

He will replace Richard Vallance of Charles Russell Solicitors who had held the role since February 2007.

The two year term will commence with immediate effect. 

The forum was established;

  • to promote high standards of representation of clients in the fields of personal injury and medical negligence claims;

  • to promote common fellowship and to share knowledge and information among members of the Society in the fields of personal injury and medical negligence claims.

  • to promote better understanding of issues which arise for those who suffer serious injury.

  • to use members' expertise to promote improvements to the legal process and to inform debate.

Commenting on the news Adrian Desmond said: "I am delighted to have been elected to Chair the Forum of which I have been a member since it was founded. The Forum contains senior members of the Claimant Personal Injury profession across some 20 different firms around the Country and has an important connection with the US in its Honorary President Attorney Richard Grand. The Forum will continue to promote excellence in personal injury practice by sharing experience among its members and expressing informed views among the wider personal injury world." 

22 April 2009

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