Lex Medicus has confirmed it has hired an experienced personal injury lawyer as its Queensland state and legal manager.
Christine Mercer has been appointed to the role where she will be responsible for being Lex Medicus’ trusted legal evidence adviser for the group’s medico-legal experts and quality assurance team. She will also work to guide the group’s business development strategy in Queensland.
Ms Mercer brings an extensive background in law to her new role at Lex Medicus. For the last 20 years, she has worked in the personal injury sector, specialising in medical negligence.
“Christine’s vast experience in the personal injury claim industry in both Australia and the UK plays a critical role in maximising the depth and impact of the Lex Medicus’ teams’ understanding, of both – the legal context of the cases we are involved in, as well as the efficacy in which we approach our reports and services,” a statement from Lex Medicus said.
“True to her previous occupation as a personal injury solicitor; Christine is driven by her passion for helping people and her love of the law. As a quiet observer and an enthusiastic collaborator, Christine combines her extremely adaptable skillset and immense knowledge of the medico-legal industry to educate and motivate those around her to ensure her team’s success.”