Aideen is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Department. Aideen has experience working on high-value clinical negligence and personal injury claims.

In the course of her clinical negligence work Aideen has acted for clients in claims against their GP, hospital or health providers in relation to injuries suffered as a result of wrong treatment, surgical error, delay or missed diagnosis.

In terms of personal injury work, Aideen has represented clients injured in road traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents on public property. Aideen has acted for clients suffering from a range of life changing injuries including brain injuries, obstetric injuries, orthopaedic injuries and amputationsAideen has also represented families who have lost loved ones as a result of fatal accidents and medical negligence. She has a special interest in injuries to mothers and babies which occur during labour and delivery and in the neonatal period. In addition, Aideen has gained experience in representing clients in sexual abuse claims.

Aideen has acted for clients from all walks of life and understands that bringing a claim can often seem daunting. She communicates effectively to ensure that the process is understandable and clients feel comfortable and involved in their case. Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims invariably arise out of tragic and difficult circumstances and Aideen is both empathetic and professional.  

Aideen studied Law and German at University College Cork in Ireland. She obtained a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Kings College London and a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at BPP University.

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Client Case Studies

Client Case Studies

Cerebral Palsy affecting all 4 limbs settled for £27.4m

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Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer settled for £120,000

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Cerebral Palsy claim settled in 2019 concerning prolonged partial hypoxia awarded £26.9m

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Substantial damages awarded for a spinal cord injury during a surgical procedure

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Fatal claim for the widow of a teacher who died in a road traffic accident. We secured a settlement of £650,000

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Failure to diagnose and treat an Arterial Occlusion resulting in a lower leg amputation – settled for £715,000

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Cerebral Palsy claim settled in 2018 for in the region of £28m, made up of a lump sum payment and annual periodical payments

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Surgical negligence leading to brain injury – settled for over £5 million

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Fatal Accident claim - settled for £450,000

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Surgical negligence leading to permanent damage to spinal accessory nerve, recurrent laryngeal nerve and development of Frey’s Syndrome – settled for £490,000

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Failure to investigate and treat a lumbar spine disc prolapse resulting in Cauda Equina Syndrome – settled for £750,000

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Substantial settlement for above the knee amputation - failure to treat a peri-operative infection

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Failure to carry out emergency decompression surgery following an MRI scan resulting in cauda equina compression leading to permanent neurological and psychological injury – settled for £32,500

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