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Department: Clinical Negligence
Experience in years:
Over 30 years
John obtained an LLB (Hons) law degree at Newcastle University. He continued his law studies at Chester College of Law and qualified as a solicitor in 1982 after completing his training, which was split between Cole & Cole in Oxford and Peake & Co in central London. He specialised in defendant clinical negligence work on behalf of the Middlesex Hospital at Peake & Co, before moving to Sheffield in 1989 to concentrate on claimant clinical negligence work.
John is an Accredited Personal Injury Specialist - Senior Litigatior by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Main areas of work:
John is a Member of the AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel and a Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).
Great/notable stuff done at Wake Smith:
What clients say about John:
"A brilliant service from Mr. Vallance with a very pleasing outcome"
“John Vallance is a credit to Wake Smith. A big thank you to John for taking on my case and for gaining us a positive outcome.”
Out of work:
John enjoys travelling, walking, cycling, live music and reading. He is still chasing membership of the elusive 92 Club by attending all 92 football league grounds while supporting Oxford United.
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