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I’m passionate about getting answers for people and making a positive difference in their lives, no matter how difficult their situation.

Mary heads up our medical negligence and personal injury practice in Bristol.

She has over 12 years’ experience representing clients in a wide range of medical negligence and serious personal injury claims throughout the South West of England and nationally.

High profile medical negligence and mental healthcare negligence cases she’s been involved in include misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of serious illnesses, surgical and prescribing errors and claims involving perinatal/postnatal depression. She has expertise assisting and representing bereaved families at inquests.

Mary has a strong healthcare background having worked in-house in the complaints and litigation department for a large NHS Trust, as well as a long stint as an auxiliary nurse in both the NHS and the private sector during her legal training.

With her empathetic approach, Mary is very adept at helping and supporting our clients at the most challenging of times.

Activities and achievements

Mary has senior litigator status with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

She originally hails from Lampeter in Wales and is a Welsh speaker.

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