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Emma Broomfield

Associate Solicitor - Clinical/Medical Negligence Team


Emma's Teams

Clinical Negligence


Profile/Experience

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.

Emma jointly hosted our national conference, ‘Surviving Spinal Injury – The Journey’ which was held at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital, Gobowen, Oswestry.  You can view our spinal injury newsletter here which provides more information about the topics covered at the conference.

Chambers UK and Legal 500 Recommendations

The 2019 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 2019 edition of Chambers UK as a 'Star Associates' and it states Emma Broomfield's commitment to cases is highly praised by clients, who explain that "she was always contactable, efficient, approachable and thorough." She demonstrates impressive experience in work concerning delays in diagnosis and negligent treatment as well as maximum-severity cerebral palsy claims.

Emma's recent reported cases:

Walsall Health Bosses Sorry Over Cancer Mums Death Birmingham Mail Online Article 25 May 2011

The AvMA Medical Legal Journal 2011 Volume 17 Number 5

Quote from satisfied client:

"Our initial emotions when contacting Lanyon Bowdler were chaotic to say the least regarding the resultant injury and complications that occurred from the actions taken by the medical staff that were caring for our daughter.

"Throughout the process and involvement with yourself, and the company as a whole, we have been treated with respect and empathy and this, I believe, led to a relationship of trust; whilst you maintained a professional attitude to all aspects of our daughter's claim. We were very appreciative of the help and advice that you gave us and would like to express our thanks once again for the guidance that you provided."

Client Testimonials

Ed provided utmost confidence throughout the process and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to other clients.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Excellent representation in court

- Mr Gibson, Telford

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

As a charity legacy officer I am used to reluctance from professional executors to communicate. I found him professional yet friendly and efficient at all times - very pleased.

- Cats Protection, Haywards Heath

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

Client Quotes

Very professional standards and advice.

- Mr S Barnes & J Barnes, Hereford

She was supportive and very helpful - will be recommending to others who need a similar service.

- Mrs E Sumner, Telford

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

I am extremely grateful to Stephen in the way in which he handled my case and represented me at court.

- A A, Shrewsbury

Politeness, clarity of information.

- Mr C Pudge, Worcester

Latest Case Study

19 Jun 2019

Package Holiday Injury Claim

Miss G was injured whilst on holiday in Goa. The matter was a strongly disputed package holiday claim. Miss G was on...