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Browne Jacobson LLP

MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 976 6000
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 5246
DX:
718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com

Lorna Hardman

Tel:
Work 0115 976 6228
Email:
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Health, advisory and litigation

Position

Lorna heads the UK clinical negligence practice and is Browne Jacobson’s national lead partner for the NHS LA. She has been a Nominated Partner since 2010 and has more than 20 years’ experience of advising NHS and private bodies on healthcare litigation, particularly complex and high value claims, inquests and serious incidents. She is also client partner for a number of local Trusts and St John Ambulance. 

Highlights during the year include securing a strike-out in Smith v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, a case in which the claimants sought to establish the existence of a novel duty of care which, if successful, would have had massive implications for NHS genetics departments across the UK.


 

Career

Trained Theodore Goddard; qualified 1993; Capsticks, London (12 years, eight as partner, specialising in clinical negligence, inquests and inquiries); partner Browne Jacobson 2007. Publications include ‘Litigation: A Risk Management Guide for Midwives’ (second edition, in conjunction with the Royal College of Midwives).

Education

The Wakeman School, Shrewsbury; Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge (1990 MA Law 2(1)); College of Law, York.

Leisure

Walking, music, cooking.


East Midlands : Insurance

Clinical negligence: defendant

Within: Clinical negligence: defendant

An extremely effective and efficient player in the medical defence field’, Browne Jacobson LLP routinely acts for the NHS Litigation Authority, the Medical Protection Society and the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust. The key figures in the department are Lorna Hardman, Ian Long, and Simon Tait.

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