Sophie is an associate in the healthcare team. She has extensive experience of managing group claims against the NHS including the resolution of a number of claims which arose from the events at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. Sophie has been assisting partners with high value, maximum severity cases for a number of years and now manages her own high value caseload, including cerebral palsy/birth injury claims. She has experience of dealing with complex surgical claims, acquired brain and spinal injuries, and obstetric mismanagement. Sophie has worked on cases attracting media attention and involving multiple defendants. She has experience of dealing with claims which have run alongside prosecutions by the Health & Safety Executive and manslaughter investigations by the Police.
Sophie supervises and mentors junior colleagues. She helps to coordinate the Healthcare team’s training programme for Healthcare clients. Sophie has also lectured to clinicians, clients and medical experts.