Emmalene is a partner in the London office of Leigh Day and works within the clinical negligence team. She has over 16 years of experience, having joining Leigh Day as a solicitor in 2004.
Emmalene has a mixed caseload of high value and complex cases. She has a special interest in obstetrics and gynaecology claims arising from childbirth, particularly cases of cerebral palsy and brain injury. She also acts for mothers who have suffered third and fourth degree tears as a result of childbirth. Emmalene regularly acts for parents of new-born babies who have suffered serious injuries arising out of Group B Strep infection.
Emmalene is accredited by the Law Society as a Specialist in Clinical Negligence and a Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Emmalene is also secretary of APIL’s Clinical Negligence Special Interest Group.
Emmalene regularly comments on clinical negligence issues in the media.