• Beauty treatment gone wrong
    Beauty treatment gone wrong Beauty treatment is becoming increasingly popular and is now a multi-billion pound industry in the UK. But with the rise in the number of treatments being carried out...
  • Making a thread vein removal claim
    In this article Penny Beales looks at how to go about making a thread vein removal claim and the issues this will involve. Telangiectasia, otherwise known as thread veins, are tiny blood vessels...
  • Breast surgery and 'boob job' compensation claims
    We are one of the country’s leading breast surgery solicitors. As professional lawyers we tend to talk about ‘breast surgery' cases, but we know that many of our clients prefer to refer to them as...
  • Claiming compensation for eyelid surgery that has gone wrong
    Eyelid surgery, better known as blepharoplasty in medical circles, is one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures currently undertaken in the UK. Claiming compensation for eyelid surgery...
  • Botox and fillers: Making a claim when things go wrong
    When Botox and fillers go wrong Do you envy people with fuller lips that can pull that perfect pout? Have you ever been tempted to use Botox or fillers to get that look? Thousands are turning to...
  • How to make a microblading claim
    Carly Sylvester looks at how to make a microblading claim What is microblading? Microblading is an increasingly common beauty treatment involving a face tattoo technique. It is a semi-permanent...
  • PIP Compensation Claim Update: October 2018
    PIP ruling in France gives hope to PIP breast implant victims in the UK Our very own Oliver Thorne was in Paris to hear the verdict of France's highest court on the PIP scandal.  Oliver heads our...
  • Claiming compensation for a Brazilian butt lift
    Claiming compensation for a Brazilian butt lift. Cosmetic surgery lawyer Sophie Townsend looks at the dangers of the BBL and what to do if things go wrong. It is apparent from social media and...
  • When cosmetic surgery goes wrong: monitoring your post-operative health
    When cosmetic surgery goes wrong: We look at the critical importance of monitoring your post-operative health. Anyone who has done their research before going ahead with cosmetic surgery will know...
  • Botched cosmetic Surgerys
    Botched cosmetic surgery procedures on the increase Botched cosmetic surgery procedures are on the rise in the UK according to Save Face, a government-approved register of accredited practitioners...
  • How to make a No Win, No Fee cosmetic surgery claim
    Making a No Win, No Fee cosmetic surgery claim Victims of cosmetic surgery negligence are often put off from making a compensation claim by the fear of incurring legal costs they simply cannot...
  • 2017 PIP update: French court to allow further claims
    Victims of the PIP breast implant scandal who previously missed out on compensation are being given another chance to make a claim. OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE: Ruling of the French court means we are...
  • Compensation awarded in negligent liposuction claim
    In the case of Giles v Chambers [2017] the court has awarded more than £154,000 in compensation following a negligently performed VASER liposuction treatment. This negligent liposuction case...
  • Can I claim compensation if my cosmetic surgery goes wrong?
    Our cosmetic surgery negligence team are contacted most days by clients asking, 'Can I claim compensation if my cosmetic surgery goes wrong?' With the number of cosmetic procedures on the increase...
  • Cosmetic surgery set to increase in 2017, but will negligence claims increase too?
    January is usually a time of reflection when people set goals and resolutions for the coming year. This generally takes the form of an intention to eat more healthily, drink less alcohol, give up...
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Negligent Cosmetic Surgery
    Cosmetic surgery and Body Dysmorphic Disorder Striving for perfection is hard at the best of times, but no more so than in the modern world of 24/7 social media, photo sharing, and beauty and...
  • Plumbers are more heavily regulated than cosmetic practitioners says MP
    An MP is calling for a change in the law to require anyone having cosmetic surgery to be offered counselling before going under the knife. In a speech to the House of Commons highlighting the plight...
  • MP calls for tighter regulation of cosmetic surgeons following botched eye-lift surgery
    The Mirror is reporting that Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, is facing increasing pressure to implement a ban on unqualified cosmetic surgeons following a botched eye lift (blepharoplasty)...
  • Ollie's 7 step legal guide to cosmetic surgery
    If you are thinking about having cosmetic surgery it’s important to do your homework thoroughly. Surgery of any kind is not to be undertaken lightly and plastic surgery is no exception. There are...
  • Quality rating for cosmetic surgery clinics
    The Government is planning to ‘name and shame’ private cosmetic surgery clinics that fail to provide good quality care. Cosmetic surgery clinics are to be rated online, offering potential users an...
  • Is it ever too early, or too late, to have cosmetic surgery?
    Following Kylie Jenner’s admission that she used fillers to plump up her pout when only in her mid-teens a leading UK cosmetic surgeon has warned that people should wait until they are 25 before...
  • Number of men having cosmetic surgery is rising
    More men than ever are electing to undergo cosmetic surgery, though the industry still remains predominantly a female preserve. Of the 51,140 cosmetic surgery procedures in the UK last year, 4,164...
  • Rhinoplasty and nose surgery Compensation claims
    What is rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty is one of the most common forms of cosmetic surgery performed in this country. Often referred to as a 'nose job', rhinoplasty involves remodelling the shape, size...
  • Cosmetic surgery victim wins compensation
    Specialist cosmetic surgery lawyer, Oliver Thorne, wins compensation for victim of breast implant trauma. We have been successful in winning compensation for cosmetic surgery victim, Debbie Davis,...
  • Medical Negligence: A Victim's Legal Checklist
    Cosmetic surgery lawyer, Oliver Thorne, outlines some steps that victims of medical accidents can take before seeking legal advice Following a medical accident, it's a good idea to consider the...
  • The Legacy of the PIP Breast Implant Scandal
    Medical negligence and cosmetic surgery specialist, Oliver Thorne, looks at the legacy of the PIP breast implant scandal Ever since Timmie Jean Lindsey underwent the first silicone breast implant in...
  • The Mail On Sunday Says 'Stop The Cosmetic Surgery Cowboys'
    The Mail on Sunday recently published an article highlighting the lack of training provided by the NHS to cosmetic surgeons for certain procedures such as breast augmentation and facelifts. The...
  • Call for reform of cosmetic surgery regulation
    The Royal College of Surgeons has for the first time produced guidelines on cosmetic procedures stressing the need for improved consultation and advertising restrictions, but there are concerns the...
  • PIP breast implant update
    2018 Update: Since this article was first published in 2013 developments in PIP breast implant compensation mean there is still an opportunity for women to make a claim. Contact us on 0808 139...
  • Injectable Skin Fillers: A new cosmetic disaster?
    Lawyers specialising in negligent cosmetic surgery claims, fear that another PIP-breast-implant-style scandal could be on the horizon. Former president of the British Association of Aesthetic...
  • Review of cosmetic surgery industry in the UK
    The Health Secretary has announced the launch of a further review of the cosmetic surgery industry in the UK following the PIP breast implant scandal. Professor Bruce Keogh, medical director of the...
  • One story behind the PIPs Scandal
    Over the last two weeks we have spoken to over 300 women who have become victims as a result of the PIP implant scandal. All of them tell us the same thing. They are scared and angry and they are...
  • Male implants also made by French firm at centre of the PIP scandal
    It was previously thought that only women had been affected by the PIP implant scandal. However two former employees have alleged that the company also manufactured testicle, buttock and chest...
  • Thread vein removal, associated risks and compensation claims
    In this article we look into the dangers of thread vein removal procedures. Our attitude to cosmetic surgery has changed enormously over the last decade with ever increasing numbers of people...
  • Making a Cosmetic Surgery Negligence Claim
    We review some of the important legal issues associated with cosmetic surgery and how to go about making a cosmetic surgery negligence claim. Our attitudes to cosmetic surgery have changed over the...
  • The True Cost of Negligent Cosmetic Surgery
    UK woman receives £6m compensation after negligent cosmetic surgery Mrs Johnson had everything: a beautiful son, a loving husband and a half share in an IT consultancy business worth more than £100...