I am Senior Partner at Bevan Brittan and head of the London clinical negligence team. I specialise in clinical negligence claims and through working closely with NHS Resolution, I have developed a particular interest in cases involving brain injury, as well as psychiatric claims. As such, my focus and experience is on running high value cases with complex quantum issues for the NHS. My role also involves supporting external activities and clients across various markets on behalf of the firm.
My practice also extends to advising insurers and private health clinics on medical malpractice matters, with a particular focus on fertility claims.
I have a broad background as a lawyer acting in the health, care and housing sectors. I take a particular interest in mental health and human rights law and am a Tribunal Judge for the Mental Health Review Tribunal. I also regularly advise clients on data protection and information management issues.
I am a regular speaker on current legal issues and have recently spoken on the Human Rights Act and Mental Health Law, being a witness in MHRTs, Corporate Manslaughter and information management.
Recently I spoke on the topic of causation in clinical negligence at a Bevan Brittan seminar run for NHS trusts, insurers and private health providers.
- Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Trust – this case established the operation of Article 2 of the European Convention of Human Rights in mental health law, which is a developing area of health law jurisprudence in the UK.
- Williams v Bermuda health Board – this case addressed the ‘material contribution’ issue in clinical negligence.
She is very easy to communicate with...She listens to what you need and delivers it