Angharad Hughes > JMW Solicitors LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

JMW Solicitors LLP
M3 3HG

Work Department

Clinical Negligence


Partner specialising in brain and spinal injury.  

Angharad has developed great expertise in a wide range of clinical negligence claims and now focuses on cases involving serious injuries to patients, including brain damage, spinal injuries and fatalities.

In 2018 she obtained a compensation settlement totalling £22 million for a child who suffered brain damage after their birth was mismanaged to cover the cost of his lifelong care. In the same year she secured £1.75 million for a man left with permanent disabilities due to negligent treatment of cauda equina syndrome. Angharad also has specialist experience in kernicterus cases and in 2015 obtained £8.8 million for a young boy with this form of severe brain damage due to mistakes made in the treatment of newborn jaundice.

Angharad has more recently secured an approved settlement of another kernicterus case in the capitalised sum of £18million in August 2020 cases as well as case relating to management of infection leading to a below knee amputation for £2.35m in January 2019.


Trained at Abney Garsden McDonald Solicitors, qualified in 2008. JMW Solicitors 2007 to date, initially as a trainee before progressing to Partner in 2015.


Very basic French and Japanese


Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, APIL member


Highfields Secondary School, Wolverhampton, University of Wales, Swansea ( LLB 2002), College of Law (LPC 2005)


Walking my dogs and being part of my partner’s microbrewery business as well as travel.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals: Clinical Negligence)

Angharad HughesJMW Solicitors LLP

JMW Solicitors LLP‘s clinical negligence team, led by Eddie Jones , specialises in high-value brain and spinal injury cases and offers specific expertise in cerebral palsy, kernicterus and cauda equina syndrome matters. Steven Brown, Angharad Hughes , Melissa Gardner  and Sally Leonards  are key members of the team, handling cerebral palsy, brain and spinal injury claims. Senior associates Jodie Miller and Nicholas Young are further names to note. The personal injury department, led by Richard Powell , deals with matters across the full spectrum of personal injury law, including head trauma, spinal injuries and fibromyalgia. The practice also specialises in industrial diseases and motorcycle accidents. Paul Breen oversees the catastrophic injury team whilst Clare Stevens heads up the military department. Gordon Cartwright handles pediatric brain injury claims and Andrew Lilley deals with catastrophic brain and spinal injury issues. Joanne Brine is recognised for her knowledge across the sector, while Nadia Kerr leads the specialist cycling injury team.