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Anna Brothers


Anna is a specialist medical negligence solicitor

Amputation Birth injury Brain injury Cerebral palsy Medical negligence Spinal injury Surgical negligence

Anna joined Leigh Day in 2008 working as an assistant solicitor to Russell Levy, the former head of the clinical negligence department.

Anna acts only on behalf of claimants, advising on a full range of complex claims including obstetric, spinal, ophthalmic, orthopaedic, cancer, fatal accidents and child and adult brain injury.

What people say

"Anna was an absolute pleasure to deal with throughout. She took the stress out of a horrid situation by being so completely professional and also extremely compassionate and human. I felt listened to and understood right from our first phone call and felt in incredibly safe hands as she went above and beyond to support and advise me at every stage." - Lucy via Trustpilot

Legal expertise

Anna has settled numerous high value challenging cases. Anna has also assisted clients with: Mental Health Review Tribunals, Inquests and Hospital and GMC complaints. Anna is appreciated by clients for her empathetic and sensitive attitude and has been praised for her clear advice and thorough approach to cases.

Anna works with patient-led charities: Tackle Prostate Cancer and the Silverlining Brain Injury charity on awareness and fund-raising projects.

Anna studied law at Queen’s University in Belfast and qualified as a solicitor in 2008 having gained experience of mental health, prison and public law.

What our clients say

I always received great advice, expertise and professionalism from Leigh Day. Over the 5 years that I worked with my Associate Anna there, it was always a pleasure, everything was always very clearly explained to me in a very accessible way, and I always felt like every effort was being made.

Helen, client of Anna

Anna's cases and blogs

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Breast cancer Medical negligence

Woman’s 10-year ordeal of multiple failures to properly diagnose and treat breast cancer

A woman, who we have called Marie, suffered a catalogue of errors including multiple misdiagnoses of breast cancer and further pathology and surgical errors.

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Settlement Medical negligence Brain tumour

Woman with benign brain tumour receives six-figure settlement following delayed diagnosis

A woman who suffered from the delayed diagnosis and removal of a benign brain tumour has received a six-figure settlement from University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust.  

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Settlement Medical negligence Spinal injury

Woman receives six-figure sum following unnecessary lumbar punctures causing spinal cord injury

The woman, who we will call Jane, was admitted to Northampton General Hospital, via their Accident & Emergency Department, with what she presumed to be a muscle spasm in her neck but which was in reality spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH).

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Medical negligence Misdiagnosis

Patient receives six-figure settlement following Hospital’s failings to diagnose Cauda equina syndrome

A man was left permanently disabled after staff in the A&E department of Darent Valley Hospital failed to act upon the signs of cauda equina syndrome.