Browne Jacobson LLP

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant Department

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First rate healthcare is the primary objective for all health providers. But if patients are dissatisfied and claims are brought, this can be a source of great stress for everyone involved. We understand the challenges you face and we provide pragmatic solutions, handling claims quickly, efficiently and sensitively and collating evidence to help you reduce risk.

  • One of the largest dedicated clinical negligence teams in the UK 

  • Members of the NHS Litigation Authority and Medical Protection Society panels as well as acting for insurers of private healthcare providers    

  • We have extensive experience of claims, from large obstetric brain damage and shoulder dystocia to claims against prison healthcare providers    

  • Advising NHS clients in relation to multi-million pound settlements by way of Periodical Payment Orders (PPOs)

  • Joint and several defendant proceedings                     

  • Review and “lessons learned” in regards to claims, inquests and complaints

  • Pioneering solutions – we devised a unique process for handling hundreds of claims from children who had been inappropriately medicated using a panel of experts who meet with the parents to decide on all the issues without going to court

  • Known for a tenacious and thorough approach to investigations on complex cases, resulting in favourable liability settlements on cerebral palsy cases saving the NHS millions of pounds


Hardman, Lorna (Head of Department)

Ayers, Helen

Ayre, Carole

Barnett, Mark

Briggs, Richard

Caddy, Heather

Callaghan, Amanda

Chambers, Michael

Fuggle, Jonathan

Heathcote, Sarah

Long, Ian

Manning, Sarah

Morris, Rachael

Parsons, Nick

Pattison, Andrew

Paxman, Samantha

Rees, Emma

Stark, Chris

Tait, Simon

Trinder, Matthew

Ward, Neil

White, Sarah

Wight-Kluger, Amanda