Kay Barnes -
Senior Solicitor, Medical Negligence
T: 0345 357 9087
F: 0345 3579199
Based in: Leeds
Medical Negligence Claims
Kay Barnes joined Simpson Millar in 2016 having previously set up and headed a clinical negligence department at another leading Leeds firm. Kay specialises in serious birth injury cases, covering conditions such as cerebral palsy and erb's palsy.
She is a highly respected solicitor with over 20 years’ experience running clinical negligence claims. Kay has settled several high-value cases where clients have suffered debilitating and life-changing injuries.
Prior to becoming a solicitor Kay was a nurse and midwife for 14 years and experienced first-hand many medical complications and obstetric emergencies which can occur on a busy maternity unit. This background provides an invaluable insight allowing her to undertake a forensic analysis of medical records, and enables her to identify at an early stage the key issues in a medical injury case.
Kay holds memberships with The Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, Leeds Medical Legal Society and The Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers
Kay Barnes is also recognised by the Legal 500 as one of their 2017 recommended lawyers. She was described as a "key figure".
Kay enjoys mountain walking, cooking and spending time with the family. She is also plays in a band.