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Angela Bruno

Associate solicitor

Angela is a leading product safety and consumer rights lawyer. She also co-manages the food safety team at the London office.

Medical devices Food safety

Angela is an associate solicitor in Leigh Day’s personal injury department, specialising in complex multi-party and individual consumer law claims. She co-manages the food safety team in London.

What people say

I was really impressed with Angela's professionalism and empathy shown over the last two years.

Client of Angela

What people say

I was really impressed with Angela's professionalism and empathy shown over the last two years. - client of Angela

“My claim was dealt with by Angela Bruno. Her advice was excellent and she achieved a settlement for me which comfortably exceeded my expectations. I am a very satisfied client.” - client of Angela

“It has taken more than five years to negotiate a settlement. Throughout this time Leigh Day have been most professional. They have responded to all messages from me within 24 hours, they have explained legal matters in a way I can understand - and have made sure that I understand. They have explained all options available to me and ensured I understand the implications of each. The defendants have often been slow with replies, but I believe Leigh Day have routinely done everything from their end as quickly as possible. Their telephone and e-mail contacts with me have been handled in a most courteous manner.” - client of Angela

“I found Leigh Day easy to work with. they worked closely with me on my case. I was happy with the work carried out and the outcome.” – Simon Lee

Legal expertise

Angela is a leading product liability and consumer law specialist. She is an experienced litigator adept at handling complex, high value claims relating to medical devices, defective products for individuals and groups. She has acted for families in a number of high profile fatal and catastrophic injury food poisoning and food allergy cases . (ACB hyperlink) Angela is resolute in her pursuit of justice, a specialist negotiator and keen advocate.

She has unparalleled success in negotiating settlements with various multi national companies and representing individuals with cases with complex legal issues.

  • Medical Devices – Angela assists in the management of a team of lawyers who act on in the ASR hip litigation representing over 600 claimants against DePuy International Limited where many have suffered permanent, life changing disabilities. She represents individual claimants in the group with the most complex causation cases and those with catastrophic injuries including those who have undergone multiple operative procedures including Girdlestone procedures.
  • Food Allergy: Angela is part of a team that leads the way in food allergy claims. She acts on behalf a number of individuals who died or had an anaphylactic reaction to food. Angela was part of the legal team that represented the family of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, a 15-year-old girl who died of anaphylaxis as a result of ingesting hidden sesame in a Pret-a-Manger baguette. Angela was also part of the team that represented the family of Owen Carey, a 18 year old boy who died of anaphylaxis as a result of consuming a chicken burger at Byron Burger which had been marinated in buttermilk. Angela assists in managing the head of the Food Safety Team at the London office to represent the family at the inquest of Celia Marsh, a mother of 5, who died of anaphylaxis as a result of consuming a Pret-a-Manger super-veg rainbow flatbread containing yoghurt that was supposed to be dairy-free.
  • Food poisoning: Angela acts on behalf of a catastrophically injured client who remains neurologically impaired following the consumption of contaminated chicken liver Pate at a prestigious events ceremony. Angela assists in managing a team against well-known catering companies, leading food manufacturers and hotelier where vasts numbers of individuals suffered food poisoning due to negligence.
  • Consumer goods: Angela is pursuing a group claim against well-known manufacturer of cat food, Natural Instinct on behalf of a number of animal lovers whose cats have contracted Tuberculosis (TB) which was passed onto their owners causing debilitating symptoms.

Angela Bruno in the news

Father left fighting for life after eating chicken liver parfait served at awards dinner Evening Standard 14.6.18

Angela is currently on maternity leave.

News and blogs

News Article
A cat
Tuberculosis Cats

Cats may have infected owners with tuberculosis

The five TB cases were distributed across areas of England and Scotland at low risk of endemic bovine tuberculosis, said the scientific report, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.

News Article
Glucose Testing Diabetes
Food safety Product safety Consumer law

Lawyers investigate potential device defects after recall of Dexcom Glucose Monitoring systems

Leigh Day are investigating potential defects with Dexcom products and are currently representing a client who suffered injury following the use of the Dexcom G5TM Mobile/G4® Platinum CGM system.

Blog Post
Family Eating In Restaurant
Product safety consumer law Food safety

Food poisoning - more dangerous than you may think

Specialist food safety lawyer Angela Bruno discusses the impact food poisoning can have, with serious and potentially life-changing consequences