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Leading specialist personal injury law firm Novum Law has strengthened its team in Bristol with Associate Solicitor Sabeena Pirooz.

The firm has appointed Sabeena after significant growth in demand for its expert medical negligence legal advice and support.

Sabeena qualified as a solicitor in 2011 and has over 15 years of personal injury and litigation experience, specialising in complex injuries and high-value medical negligence compensation claims.

Sabeena has extensive experience dealing with a range of medical negligence claims. These include birth injures, spinal injuries, orthopaedic claims, surgical errors, misdiagnosis claims and, hospital-acquired infection claims.

Sabeena is also very committed to charity and pro bono work. She is Director of The Sky Project – a Bristol charity actively working to reduce the number of forced marriages in and around Bristol and the South West by providing awareness-raising training.

She won the Bristol Law Society’s ‘Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award’ in 2016 to recognise her important work with The Sky Project. She was also a finalist at the national ‘Next 100 Years’  Inspirational Women in Law Awards in London in 2020.

Associate Legal Director of Novum Law Mary Smith, who heads up the personal injury and medical negligence team in Bristol, said:

“I am delighted that Sabeena has joined us to bolster our medical negligence and personal injury offering in Bristol and throughout the South West. She has significant experience in all aspects of complex negligence claims. She will help us ensure even more people in Bristol and beyond who’ve been affected by medical negligence, can benefit from our specialist legal advice and support. I’m sure she will be an asset to the team as we continue to grow rapidly.”

Sabeena added: “I am extremely proud to be joining Novum Law in Bristol who shares my values of always putting the client at the heart of everything they do. Novum Law is committed to helping, supporting and guiding individuals who have suffered serious injuries through no fault of their own.  I’m pleased to be joining Mary Smith and her team to continue this high level of legal expertise.”

To learn more about Novum Law visit: www.novumlaw.com or call 0800 884 0777.