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Philippa Wheeler


Philippa is a trainee in the medical negligence department

Philippa (pronouns: she/her) joined Leigh Day in October 2018 as a paralegal in Sarah Campbell and Michael Roberts’ team in the clinical negligence department. She is now a trainee solicitor in the same team.

I want to thank Philippa for all her support and advice.

Kel Kay

Philippa has a background in mental health and clinical negligence law. She supports Sarah Campbell and Michael Roberts on a wide range of inquests and clinical negligence claims. She has assisted the team to reach settlements for injured people in cases involving birth injuries, consent, wrongful birth, perineal tears and other medical negligence.


Philippa has an LLB in European Law (French) from the University of Warwick, an LLM in Human Rights, Justice and Conflict from SOAS, University of London (distinction), and a LPC LLM from the University of Law (distinction).


Philippa is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and was elected as the Coordinator for the Junior Litigators Division of APIL in October 2021.


Philippa is an active member of Leigh Day’s LGBT+ and Allies Committee.


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Forces of attraction: why the latest TikTok craze highlights the risks associated with toy magnets

Jill Paterson and Philippa Wheeler discuss the risks associated with swallowing magnets and why toys including small magnets can pose dangers to children and teenagers. 

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Leigh Day Women's Rights in Healthcare event looks at the menopause

October marks Menopause Awareness Month and today the Leigh Day Women's Rights in Healthcare event will focus on the menopause. Here, Michael Roberts and Philippa Wheeler discuss the menopause and why it is important to raise awareness.

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National Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women's Health Week

This week is National Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Women's Health Week, which aims to raise awareness of the specific issues faced by lesbian, bi and trans women in accessing and receiving appropriate healthcare. Sarah Campbell and Philippa Wheeler from the clinical negligence department, discuss the importance of the week in more detail.