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Thank you SO much Gemma. You are a star! We couldn’t have done it without your attention to detail and sheer hard work! – Jenny, client of Gemma

Gemma is a solicitor in the clinical negligence department at Leigh Day.

Gemma qualified at the firm in September 2008, and works for partner Suzanne White.
Gemma handles a wide range of cases, but has a particular interest in obstetric cases, brain injury cases and cytogenetic work.
Some of her key cases include:

  • Securing compensation for a mother whose child’s chromosomal abnormality was not picked up during antenatal testing
  • Reaching settlement on a case where a child’s cerebral palsy was caused by maternal uterine rupture after a previous caesarean section
  • Settling a claim for a child who suffered a hypoxic brain injury at birth, due to mismanaged labour
  • Obtaining compensation for a child who suffered a brain injury in utero from an amniocentesis needle
  • Acting for a child with cerebral palsy, whose brain injury was caused by mismanaged neonatal ventilator settings resulting in prolonged hypocarbia

Gemma is member of the INQUEST Lawyers Group.

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