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Lauren Tully


Lauren Tully is a partner in the medical negligence department.

Amputation Birth injury Brain injury Cerebral palsy Spinal injury Surgical negligence

Lauren is a Partner in the clinical negligence department at Leigh Day.

Lauren joined Leigh Day’s Manchester office in July 2018 from Slater and Gordon. She studied law at the University of Manchester. She trained at Pannone and qualified in 2011. After a brief spell with Russell Jones & Walker, she re-joined Pannone in 2012. Pannone became part of Slater and Gordon in 2014.

What our clients say

Leigh Day took on a very difficult case on my behalf and achieved a very favourable outcome with a provisional damages, out of court, settlement. Lauren Tully was very determined and eventually brought matters to a successful conclusion.

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Legal expertise

Lauren advises on a wide range of cases. She has a particular interest in brain injury claims, amputation claims, birth injury claims, claims involving surgical errors and fatal claims. Lauren also assists families with inquest preparation and representation.

Some of her cases include: 

  • Acting for a child in relation to a delay in diagnosis of sepsis resulting in lower limb amputation.
  • Obtaining damages for a mother who suffered traumatic injuries to her bladder during a caesarean section that were not properly repaired leaving her incontinent.
  • Securing compensation for a client who has a brain injury because of a negligent delay in diagnosing autoimmune encephalitis.
  • Acting for a woman who sustained a serious perineal injury due to mismanagement of her labour.
  • Settling a claim arising out of a negligent delay in diagnosis and treatment of compartment syndrome.
  • Representing the family of a woman who died following routine surgery to remove a gall stone.
  • Settling a claim arising from injuries suffered as a result of a delay in diagnosing and treating bowel ischaemia.
  • Acting for a man who suffered paralysis because of a delay in diagnosing spinal abscess.
  • Obtaining damages for a mother who experienced a still birth because of a failure to offer induction of labour.
  • Acting for a child who has cerebral palsy due to hypoxia in the neonatal period.
  • Opposing a claim for contributory negligence and settling a claim for a client who developed an impulse control disorder and psychiatric injuries after the negligent prescription of Ropinirole.
  • Securing a provisional damages award for a child who was at risk of amputation due to delay in treatment of osteomyelitis.

Recent high value settlements

  • Brain injury claim – damages exceeded £2 million (2020)
  • Delay in diagnosing peripartum cardiomyopathy – damages exceeded £1 million (2018)
  • Brain injury claim - damages exceeded £18 million (2017)
  • Amputation claim – damages exceeded £7 million (2017)
  • Spinal injury claim – damages exceeded £1 million (2015)

Read Lauren Tully's blogs

  • Fears for patient safety at University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust 14.3.23

Lauren Tully in the news

  • What to do if you can't get a doctor's appointment - and how to get healthcare you need Mirror 16.1.24


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Health Medical advice NHS

How to get the best out of the NHS in 2024

Lauren Tully shares her top tips on how to get the best out of the NHS, and what to do when you think something is going wrong.

News Article
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Medical negligence Inquests

Inquest into the death of Melvyn Blount, aged 64

A 64-year-old joiner, Melvyn Blount took his own life five days after a sudden onset of anxiety and paranoia when he had no previous history of mental health issues.

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Medical negligence surgery

A keen motorcyclist who fears paralysis after undergoing unnecessary spinal surgery receives six-figure settlement

A patient who suffered new symptoms after experimental spinal surgery has received a six figure settlement, as well as provisional damages.