Healthcare partner Paul Thomson joins top 45 national law firm Weightmans LLP, further expanding its London team in the EC4 office.

Paul has specialised in medical defence litigation for 15 years and handles a broad range of claims for the NHS Litigation Authority and NHS Trusts.

He has particular expertise in obstetric and neurological cases, and has dealt with some of the highest-value cases in the NHSLA portfolio and advising on complex quantum issues.

Richard Jolly, head of the healthcare team at Weightmans said: ‘I am delighted to welcome Paul to Weightmans. Having Paul on board expands our capability to provide the specialist advice needed by our clients, and to develop opportunities for growth.’

Paul added: ‘I am excited to join Weightmans, an impressive law firm with an extensive client base, particularly in public sector. I look forward to working nationally with the rest of the team, and with our existing suite of clients, whilst looking for opportunities to grow and develop our work in this area.’