Weightmans expands healthcare team in Birmingham


Chris Webb-Jenkins is appointed as new partner

Law firm, Weightmans, has recruited new partner, Chris Webb-Jenkins, to bolster its healthcare team in Birmingham.

He joins from Browne Jacobson and brings over 15 years experience in the social care sector specialising in defending claims against education and care providers and their insurers; risk management, stress, information management and child protection issues.

He will be working closely with Weightmans’ local government and healthcare teams nationally across the firm’s nine offices.

Andy Cooper, Weightmans’ head of public sector, said: “We are delighted to welcome Chris to Weightmans. Social Care is high on the agenda for Healthcare Providers, and Chris is best placed to develop and expand our offering in this area, connecting with the private, public and voluntary sectors.”

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Webb-Jenkins added: “I am delighted to be joining Weightmans. Its commitment to the social care sector, and its excellent relationships with social care providers and their insurers, create many exciting opportunities to grow our practice in this dynamic and expanding sector."