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Leanne Devine

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.

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As a dedicated Specialist Litigator, Leanne specialises in birth injury cases and is passionate about getting results for the many families she represents. Her unwavering client care has seen her succeed in representing many vulnerable families, all of whom have experienced incredible trauma and loss.


Client Feedback

“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.

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.

LW v Cwm Taff Local University Health Board

Acting for her client after a medical professionals failed to recognise a baby was in distress.

Accreditations

  • Featured as an Assistant Solicitor in the Legal 500 in 2020
  • Associate

Special Interests

  • Birth Injury Claims
  • Wrongful Birth Claims
  • Hypoxic Injuries at time of Birth Claims
  • Failure to Recognise Infection Claims
  • Failure to Recognise Foetal Growth Restriction Claims
  • Neonatal Injuries Relating to Resuscitation Claims

Qualifications

  • Law Degree: Bachelor of Law
  • Qualified as a Solicitor, 2010