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Provided by Stephanie Prior

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Stephanie is Head of Medical Negligence at Osbornes, with a particular focus on child and adult brain injury cases, fatal cases, obstetric and gynaecological cases, ophthalmology and complex spinal injury cases.

Stephanie is a recent recipient of the Clinical Negligence Lawyer of the Year at the Personal Injury awards.

Career

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor in 1997 Stephanie was a registered general nurse. Stephanie has a Diploma in Forensic Medical Science and is the Legal Editor of and contributor to the publication ‘Medicine Science and the Law’. She is a member of the British Academy of Forensic Sciences. Stephanie regularly lectures on medical negligence to doctors in clinical practice as well as to post graduate medicine students at Barts Hospital. Stephanie also successfully deals with claims against local authorities for information disclosure. Her clients have included parents seeking to adopt, securing damage awards of over £200,000.

Stephanie is also a specialist child abuse lawyer and has acted on a number of high profile and high-value child abuse cases. She achieved a six-figure sum in a historical claim involving a voluntary organisation and a volunteer.

Professional Memberships

AvMA

The Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel

Spinal Injuries Association

Headway

The Brain Injury Group

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant - London (Firms)
2
Band 2

Stephanie Prior is head of the clinical negligence department at Osbornes Law. She acts on a wide range of issues, including claims for brain injuries sustained at birth and delays in diagnosis. She frequently represents clients in fatal claims involving surgical error.


Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant - London (Firms)
4
Band 4

Stephanie Prior heads the child abuse claims department. She has represented victims in a number of high-profile cases.

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