Amanda Callaghan > Browne Jacobson LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
14th Floor, No.1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman square, Spinningfields
MANCHESTER
M3 3EB
England

Work Department

Health, Advisory and Litigation

Position

Amanda is a Partner and the Head of Office in Manchester where she leads the firm’s publicly funded health care practice in the North West, which she has grown from a standing start in 2013 to a large and impressive field of health sector lawyers.

She has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare advisory and claims field and is well respected by clients, experts and legal peers. She is a leading individual and is recognised for her depth of knowledge of healthcare organisations and her commitment to the NHS and its clinicians.  Amanda is regularly involved in training lawyers and clinicians and has presented at the annual BMA Medico-legal conference. Her clients have described her variously as ‘tenacious’ and having ‘impressive legal and clinical knowledge and experience’ and they value her team approach to litigation, providing constant support and accessibility to all involved.

As part of the firm’s Manchester and Health Sector leadership teams, her role is increasingly operational but she has also continued to work for the successful defence of clinicians in the private sector and with her leadership of a team which provides senior, specialist support and supervision for those carrying the firm’s large caseload of high value and complex clinical negligence claims against the NHS. 

Career

Trained J Tickle & Co. London; following qualification joined North West Regional Health Authorty’s legal team; moved to Hempsons in 1995 and became a partner; joined Browne Jacobson LLP in 2013 as a partner in the Manchester office.

Memberships

Two Percent club.

Education

University of Birmingham (LLB (Hons)); Chester College of Law (Solicitors Final Examination).

Leisure

Enjoys going to the gym, book club and concerts and raising her children.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Clinical negligence: defendant

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Amanda Callaghan



Browne Jacobson LLP

Amanda Callaghan leads Browne Jacobson LLP‘s clinical negligence defence practice, which acts for major public players in the healthcare sector, such as NHS Resolution and the Medical Protection Society, as well as a line-up of private sector clients. The team’s expertise includes a track record of roles on healthcare inquests.