Isobel originally studied medicine before converting to law. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 1994 she has specialised in defendant clinical negligence acting on behalf of NHS Trusts and the NHSLA, now NHSR, since its inception. Having worked at several panel firms before joining Weightmans in 2017, Isobel has gained extensive experience in defending and resolving all types of clinical negligence cases, including high value birth and adult brain injury claims and spinal claims. She has both extensive trial and mediation experience.
Isobel has a particular interest in patient safety and learning, obstetric cases, mental health law and in cases that relate to informed consent. Isobel is also experienced in representing NHS Trusts at inquests.