Camilla is an associate solicitor in the medical negligence department.
Camilla has over three years’ experience working within the medical negligence department. After completing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination in August 2022, she qualified into Suzanne White’s team.
Prior to qualification, Camilla worked alongside Sally-Jean Nicholes on a variety of high value and complex medical negligence cases involving: neurological injuries, orthopaedic injuries; fatal accident claims; delays in diagnosis; and obstetric cases, including acting for mothers and babies who have sustained injury during childbirth.
Camilla currently assists Suzanne White, head of the medical negligence department, with a wide variety of cases, with a special focus on claims for children and mothers arising from birth injury including cerebral palsy, as well as other severe debilitating injuries.
Camilla has a particular interest in issues affecting women’s health focusing on obstetrics and gynaecology injuries. Camilla also works on cases representing families at Inquests following the death of family members, including providing support and assistance to parents of babies who have sadly died in a hospital setting.
Recent successes include assisting with obtaining high value settlements for several clients, for instance:
- A child with cerebral palsy as a result of a birth injury;
- A person who suffered a stroke and lasting neurological impairment following provision of incorrect anaesthesia following a post-partum haemorrhage;
- A person who has debilitating injuries following a delay of diagnosis of TB to their spine; and
- A person who became blind following a delay in diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Before joining Leigh Day, Camilla underwent legal work experience at Leigh Day and several top commercial firms as well as shadowing a KC at 1 Crown Office Row.
Camilla has close ties with Footsteps Foundation, a specialist cerebral palsy charity. She has raised over £2,000 running 100km.
Camilla also supports Baby Lifeline and attended The National Maternity Safety conference in September 2022.
Camilla currently sits on the firm’s green committee and is an active member of the netball team.
Outside work, Camilla volunteers at Islington Legal Advice Centre.
Camilla read Politics and International Relations at Loughborough University and undertook the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School, graduating in 2019. Camilla completed the Solicitors Qualifying Examination in August 2022.
Camilla is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Why aren’t we seeing a reduction in the number of tears, grazes or episiotomies in mothers who have a vaginal birth?
Suzanne White and Camilla Browne discuss typical cases involving perineal tears that they encounter in their work as a partner and a solicitor specialising in clinical negligence.