Alla Murphy > Bindmans LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bindmans LLP

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Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.


Partner, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.

Alla has extensive experience of acting for people who have suffered catastrophic injuries, and also for those who have had more minor injuries, but with nevertheless devastating consequences to their lives and livelihoods. She has particular expertise in claims arising from accidents at work, notably on construction sites.

Alla has an exceptional record for maximizing the compensation paid to her clients; not just immediate settlements, but robust allocations for long-term aftercare and proper financial planning for possible future complications. She has also worked on quantifying claims for those injured in the criminal justice system.


Alla trained at Fisher Meredith and qualified in 1992, she joined Bindmans LLP in 2005.


Alla is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


Alla studied a BA (Hons) at the University of Sussex, after which she completed the CPE and Law Society Finals at the College of Law.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

(Leading individuals)

Alla MurphyBindmans LLP

The offering at Bindmans LLP is led by ‘veteranJon Crocker, and exclusively acts on claims involving catastrophic or very serious injury. The key types of claim which the team is experienced in dealing with usually involve road traffic and workplace accidents, which regularly lead to brain, spinal and orthopaedic injuries, as well as debilitating and complex pain conditions; its cases also regularly have cross-jurisdictional elements. In addition, the team works on sensitive psychiatric injury causation cases, for both primary and secondary victims; ‘natural leaderAlla Murphy has particular expertise in this area. ‘Really excellent personal injury lawyer’ Yagmur Ekici, who specialises in head injury, psychological trauma, fatal accident and difficult quantum cases, is one to watch in the team.

London > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Jon Crocker leads the highly specialised team at Bindmans LLP with ‘warmth and dedication’. The firm’s caseload is formed of solely catastrophic and very serious injury, often of high value, including cases involving psychiatric injury and pain; preventable suicide attempts; limb amputations; and complex child and adult head injuries, with particular expertise in hypoglycaemia leading to brain injury at birth. The firm itself is human rights-focused and this unique perspective permeates into its clinical negligence work. Yagmur Ekici is described as a ‘real star’, while Siobhan Kelly is singled out as ‘exceptional’. Notably, Alla Murphy was successful in obtaining settlement for gambling losses as part of a claim, an issue for which there was no set precedent.