Ana specialises in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury but also has extensive experience in Employment Law. She also undertakes both free standing inquests and those linked to clinical negligence and personal injury claims.
Year of call: 2004
Appointments: Assistant Coroner to Birmingham and Solihull
Publications: Clinical Risk: ‘Habeas Corpus? Body or Evidence?’ Clinical Risk: ‘She should have died hereafter.’
Other qualifications: Mediator
Member of the Society of Mediators
Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury
Ana frequently represents both Claimants and Defendants (NHSLA and private individuals) in both clinical negligence and high value personal injury actions undertaking advisory, drafting and advocacy work.
Ana deals with all nature of hearings from interlocutory matters through to JSM and final hearing.
Ana has conduct of both high value, in excess of £1 million, and brain injury claims.
Clinical Negligence cases undertaken include, amongst others, hypoxic brain injury, necrotising fasciitis, complications following childbirth, GP negligence, surgical negligence in a wide range of clinical specialisms, negligent hip replacement/revision, failure to section under the mental health act, delay or failure to diagnose, cosmetic surgery and fatal accidents.
Ana appears for national companies, local authorities, the police, private and public companies, sole traders, trade unions and individual claimants in various Tribunals across the country.
Her experience includes all types of discrimination, breach of contract, unlawful deductions from wages, redundancy, TUPE and unfair/constructive/wrongful dismissal.
Ana covers all types of hearing including strike out/deposit applications, case management discussions, interim relief, pre-hearing review’s, final hearings and remedy hearings.
In addition to advocacy Ana regularly provides written opinions and advice in conference.
Ana has been involved in a number of group actions including the case of Clearsprings Management Limited and has more recently represented 250 union workers in a long-standing pay dispute appearing against a QC for the Defendant.
Ana is able to provide Evaluative Mediation in the forums of Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury and Employment Law and Facilitative Mediation in all types of dispute.
Ana completed her mediation training with the London School of Mediation in January 2016.
Recommended in Chambers & Partners 2019 ‘She is extremely knowledgeable and pays attention to every detail of the case so she can be relied upon to spot something that I may have missed.” “She is great with clients, particularly in conference – she manages expectations and brings a personal touch.”
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