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Lucy MacBrayne

Associate solicitor

Lucy is an associate solicitor in the medical negligence department.




Lucy is a associate solicitor in the medical negligence department.

Lucy studied at King’s College London before converting to Law. Lucy joined Leigh Day in 2014 and has broad litigation experience, including in International and Group claims, Employment and Human Rights. In particular, Lucy assisted with cases involving historic child sexual abuse, and the abuse of vulnerable adults and children in residential, medical and educational settings, before qualifying and joining the medical negligence department.

Lucy works across a wide range of complex cases and inquests in the medical negligence department, including claims involving birth injuries (both to mothers and children), surgical errors, failures to diagnose and treat infectious diseases, and issues of informed consent. Lucy also has experience with claims arising from negligent management of mental health conditions and has experience at Inquests representing families whose loved ones have died whilst in inpatient mental health settings or whilst receiving community-based mental health treatment. Lucy has a particular interest in claims involving genetic diseases, and has undertaken further studies specifically in this area of law.  

Lucy is passionate about women’s rights in healthcare, particularly in the context of maternity care and is currently working with the charity Birthrights on their Inquiry into racial injustice in UK maternity services. Lucy will shortly start working as an associate trainer for Birthrights.   

Lucy is co-chair of Leigh Day’s Disability Committee.