Mills & Reeve: Jennifer Lewis, Sophie Burton-Jones and Jagjit Virdi

Law firm Mills & Reeve has appointed three new partners to its health and care sector offering.

Jennifer Lewis part of the firm’s real estate team, specialising in the health and care sector from asset management to major development projects. Her clients include Rowlands Pharmacy, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Borough Care, Malling Health and numerous GP practices.

Sophie Burton-Jones is an advisor in Mills & Reeve’s commercial team with a focus on technology, health and government sectors. Her focus is on major health IT projects and inbound and outbound technology licensing for customers and suppliers. She aims to grow the firm’s relationships with technology clients ranging from start-ups to scale-ups, particularly with healthtech companies.

Jagjit Virdi has more than 15 years of defence litigation experience with claims involving personal injury, occupational stress and medical malpractice. He advises clients in a variety of sectors including insurance, health and care, government, construction and sport. He predominantly advises on complex disputes involving serious or catastrophic injuries. Virdi also works with clients to help with their risk management and claims prevention strategies. As a partner, Jagjit will continue to grow the firm’s casualty practice and strategically develop the growth of Mills & Reeve’s medmal practice.

Jill Mason, partner and head of health and care, said: “The skills and experience Jen, Sophie and Jagjit bring further enhances our client offering across the health and care sector. In the past 12 months we have made up six partners working in the sector – a growing sector in exciting times.”

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