About Emma Broomfield
Emma is an experienced associate solicitor with over 15 years specialist experience in clinical negligence and personal injury litigation. She qualified as a solicitor in 1991 after gaining her law degree from Cambridge University in 1988 and joined Lanyon Bowdler’s clinical negligence department in 2003.
Emma is a member of the Law Society’s Clinical Negligence Panel and a Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). She has wide ranging experience having acted for Claimants with cerebral palsy, catastrophic brain injury, spinal injury, cancer and amputees as well as on a wide range of cases involving misdiagnosis, inadequate treatment and surgical error. She also has experience of handling fatal claims and advising on all aspects of Inquests.
Through her work for clients who have sustained serious injury as a result of medical negligence, Emma has assisted clients in obtaining suitable accommodation and establishing care packages with case management input, securing substantial interim payments to fund these when needed.
The 2017 edition of The Legal 500 recommends Emma, stating she 'represented a client in a claim regarding the misdiagnosis and treatment of a kidney disease'.
Emma is recognised in the 2018 edition of Chambers UK as an 'Associate to watch' and it states 'Interviewees praise Emma Broomfield for her ability to "spot points which other people will miss." She has an impressive track record of leading on a spectrum of catastrophic injury cases, including cerebral palsy claims and delay in diagnosis cases. Sources state: "She is considerate of her clients and their families, placing their welfare at the forefront of her practice".'
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