Eleanor Howson

Eleanor graduated with First-Class Honours in French and Spanish from the University of Edinburgh in 2021 and then went on to complete the graduate diploma in Law, achieving a commendation award from The University of Law, Manchester in 2022.

Over the course of her academic studies, Eleanor spent time working in reception at a general practitioners’ surgery which provided a valuable insight into the workings of the healthcare sector.

Prior to joining Hempsons, Eleanor worked as a legal administrative assistant within the healthcare litigation department of an international law firm where she assisted fee-earners with all forms of administrative and legal support.

Eleanor joined the healthcare litigation department at Hempsons’ Manchester office in November 2022 where she will run her own caseload of limited instruction files, whilst also assisting fee earners on a range of matters.

Main areas of expertise

  • Healthcare litigation
  • Clinical negligence

Clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution


  • Graduate Diploma in Law with commendation award – The University of Law, Manchester (2022)
  • French and Spanish (MA Hons), First-class honours – The University of Edinburgh (2021)