- Healthcare Litigation, Clinical Negligence
- 01423 724111
What Emma can do for you
Emma is an associate in the healthcare litigation team specialising in clinical negligence claims made against the NHS. She joined Hempsons in 2016 after training at a claimant firm.
Emma runs a varied caseload including neurological, orthopaedic, amputation, obstetric and GP claims as well as cases relating to a delay in diagnosis of cancer. Emma has represented her clients at several successful mediations.
Emma is also an active member of the Leeds and District Medico-Legal Committee arranging training and lectures for local lawyers and medics.
The clients she works with
- NHS Resolution
- NHS trusts
- Legal Practice Course (2014)
- Law LLB degree (2012)
- Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society (Committee member)
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