Punam Sood

Senior Associate

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury

...described by sources as 'a real pleasure to work with' and an 'outstanding solicitor with a really good grasp of her cases.' Her key areas of expertise include birth injuries and acquired brain injury claims.

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

"‘a real pleasure to work with’ and an ‘outstanding solicitor with a really good grasp of her cases.’ Her key areas of expertise include birth injuries and acquired brain injury claims."

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

Punam is an Associate in the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Department.

She has experience of a wide range of claims, including birth injury and acquired brain injury claims, claims relating to fatal accidents, those involving gynaecological injuries following childbirth and those due to the delayed diagnosis of cancer.  Her particular expertise in birth injury  includes Cerebral Palsy and Erbs Palsy cases.  She also has a special interest in claims related to infectious diseases, such as meningitis.

Punam works closely with individuals and families and investigates all types of clinical negligence cases.  These can include negligent surgery, negligent antenatal care or treatment in hospital.

Punam advises families in investigating cases where babies have died shortly after birth.  She has also dealt with many cases involving brain injuries in the course of childbirth.  She has dealt with cases for children and adults and the compensation ensures they are able to access the services they need. 

Recent work

  • Acted for H in a case involving limb loss as a result of meningitis which settled for in excess of £7m
  • Acted for JM, a child, following negligent cardiac surgery leading to a significant brain injury, settled in excess of £5m.
  • Settled the case of MM, a child, for a capitalised sum of around £5.2m following the negligent circumstances of his delivery leading to brain injury.
  • Acted for ZR, a child following a brachial plexus injury (Erbs Palsy) for £265,000
  • Punam has also settled a number of claims in relation to the death of a loved one following negligent surgery. 

 

What clients and directories have said

‘a real pleasure to work with’ and an ‘outstanding solicitor with a really good grasp of her cases.’ Her key areas of expertise include birth injuries and acquired brain injury claims.”

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

..."bright, efficient and organised"

Legal 500

“Thank you for all your help with my case.  I really appreciated your expertise, patience and support throughout” 

A Client

“J would never be as happy as he is without your help. Never forget  what a difference you have made on our lives and I'm sure many others”

“organised, efficient, bright and effective." " Her caseload covers both high-value claims and complex, lower-value cases."

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

an outstanding solicitor with a really good grasp of her cases

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

 

Professional societies and memberships

 

Commentators note her as a "very proactive" and "very good" lawyer.

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2017

...described by sources as 'a real pleasure to work with' and an 'outstanding solicitor with a really good grasp of her cases.' Her key areas of expertise include birth injuries and acquired brain injury claims.

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

“organised, efficient, bright and effective." " Her caseload covers both high-value claims and complex, lower-value cases.

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession

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+44 020 7814 1274

psood@kingsleynapley.co.uk

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