Ms Cynthia Watts > Browne Jacobson LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
15th Floor
103 Colmore Row
B3 3AG


Cynthia has over 25 years’ experience defending public bodies, initially within the health sector. She specialises in the defence of civil claims brought against local authorities and the police, inquests and other advisory work. Civil claims work includes personal injury, Human Rights Act, Equality Act, abuse, claims against social services departments, misfeasance, wrongful arrest or detention and malicious prosecution.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant

Browne Jacobson LLP‘s team of ‘true specialists’ are ‘capable of managing busy caseloads with ease and good humour’. It has one of the largest national defendant clinical negligence offerings in the UK and also has a strong social care practice. Sarah White is an experienced NHS Resolution nominated partner who frequently handles high-value clinical negligence claims. Jonathan Fuggle  is likewise a nominated partner for NHS Resolution who has particular expertise in neurological, obstetric and gynaecological matters whereas Sarah Manning regularly works on GP indemnity issues. At the cornerstone of the personal injury practice is catastrophic brain and spinal injury claims, complex employer’s liability and public liability claims, as well as other issues that arise in the context of sports, disease and abuse. Kevin Lawson  is a specialist in brain injury, paraplegic and chronic pain claims meanwhile Bridget Tatham  is skilled in EL/PLL casualty work. Rachel Lyne heads up the Birmingham regulatory team and the firm’s public inquiry team, Cynthia Watts is a key member of the social care and abuse practice and Matthew Harpin  continues to be lauded for his representation of local authority clients, his work on adult social care claims and on all aspects of employers’ liability claims.