Laura Scott

Laura joined Hempsons in 2014 from a claimant background. She is a Partner in the healthcare litigation team specialising in clinical negligence claims made against the NHS.

Laura has a varied caseload, including obstetric, spinal, amputation and mental health claims. She sits on the firm’s Quality Committee, is Fraud Detection Lead and has had a number of successful outcomes at trial.

More about Laura

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, travel and getting out in the countryside with my rescue dogs. I am a Mental Health First Aid Champion.

 Main areas of expertise

  • clinical negligence
  • fraud detection and committal proceedings

The clients she works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS bodies
  • GPs


  • Legal Practice Course
  • Masters in Law, LLM (specialising in healthcare)
  • Law LLB (Hons)

Recent publications

  • Legal update: Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust v Linda Metcalf” – Medico Legal Magazine
  • Kore Brocklebank – pre-action Part 36 offers in fatal accident claims”
  • “Factual witnesses and expert advisors – lessons learnt from recent trial wins” – Medico Legal Magazine

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