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Leanne Conisbee

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Personal injury.


Leanne is a partner who specialises in HSE and regulatory defence work and EL/PL claims. As a member of the catastophic injury team, Leanne has worked on many cases attracting significant media attention as well as complex and high value litigation. She has a special interest in fatal accidents, nervous shock and chronic pain.


Trained Capsticks, qualifed 2007. Began working at Alexander Harris solicitors (July 2002 to February 2003) as a paralegal on the MMR investigation; progressing pre-litigation claimant files as well as working on the 12 test cases. Paralegal role at Weightmans LLP (March 2003 to August 2005) managing caseload of fast and multi track EL/PL claims. Trainee solicitor at Capsticks (September 2005 to March 2007) with seats in clinical negligence, dispute resolution (regulatory work for the General Dental Council) and commercial property. Partner in present firm 2013.


University of Wales, Aberystwyth (LLB Hons 2:1); College of Law, Guildford, LPC.


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London: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

The 'highly impressive' Helen Devery leads the team at BLM following Jennette Newman's departure to Clyde & Co LLP. Leanne Conisbee is the key contact in the firm's London office; she regularly defends companies and individuals in regulatory investigations and prosecutions. The practice also handles compliance and enforcement work and represents clients in inquests. Aviva, Allianz, Fusion and Regis Mutual Management are example clients. Jonathan Edwards also joined Clyde & Co LLP and Victoria Kennedy joined DAC Beachcroft LLP.

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