Associate & Birth Injury Solicitor
Leanne is a Associate & Birth Injury Solicitor operating within our Medical Negligence Department. In total, she has worked in the legal profession since 2003, initially specialising in catastrophic injuries.
“Leanne was friendly and very approachable, my husband and I always felt we were in very capable hands. Leanne was not only thorough but also compassionate throughout, her support whilst completing our statements was very welcoming and it helped ease any upset and pressures.”
“Based on my experience, if anyone is considering pursing compensation for their child having cerebral palsy as a result of a birth injury then I would not hesitate to recommend Leanne.”
Notable Settled Cases
HS v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Acting on behalf of her client following a maternal infection during labour which crossed the blood-brain barrier causing injury to the baby.
LW v Cwm Taff Local University Health Board
Acting for her client after a medical professionals failed to recognise a baby was in distress.
SH v Cwm Taff Local University Health Board
Acting on behalf of her client due to failure in recognising that mother had a torn uterus during labour causing a hypoxic injury to baby.
CW v Cwm Taff Local University Health Board
Acting on behalf of her client when there was a failure to recognise a baby was in distress during labour, Resulted in a hypoxic injury.
- Featured as an Assistant Solicitor in the Legal 500 in 2020
- All areas of birth injuries
- Hypoxic injuries at time of birth
- Failure to recognise infections
- Failure to recognise foetal growth restriction
- Neonatal injuries relating to resuscitation and wrongful birth cases
- Law Degree: LLB
- Qualified as a solicitor, 2010