Ben Gent and Maria Repanos have joined Express Solicitors as partners in its clinical negligence department.
Formerly a partner with Simpson Millar, Gent heads the clinical negligence team of 11, including seven fee earners and two nurses.
A member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, he qualified as a solicitor advocate in 2013.
Repanos joins from Irwin Mitchell, where she was an associate working on claimant clinical negligence cases ranging from cerebral palsy to amputations.
Managing partner James Maxey said: “Together Ben and Maria bring almost 30 years’ experience to the firm and these senior appointments reflect our commitment to our growing clinical negligence department.”