Lisa Swales -
Partner, Medical Negligence
T: 0345 357 9000
F: 0345 357 9199
Based in: Leeds
Medical Negligence Claims including Dental Negligence and Birth Injuries
Lisa joined Simpson Millar LLP upon qualifying as a solicitor in November 2007 after completing her training under Neil Fearn, head of the medical negligence team at the firm. She was promoted in July 2012 to an Associate and became a Partner in May 2015.
Lisa has experience in a wide range of both medical and dental negligence claims and particularly enjoys assisting parents in claims on behalf of children including Erbs' Palsy and Hip Dysplacia claims.
Quoted in Chambers and Partners 2017 as follows: New partner Lisa Swales has recent experience in child brain injury cases. "She always responds to my e-mails and phone calls within a matter of hours," says one client, while commentators say that she "fights for her client, is sensible and is on top of cases."
Quoted in Chambers and Partners 2018 as follows: Lisa Swales has experience acting on birth injuries, including Erb's palsy and cerebral palsy, as a result of negligent birth management.
Lisa is recommended in the Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 edition. "Lisa Swales attracts praise for her hard work and dedication to clients."
Accredited member of the Law Society's Clinical Negligence Panel.
Lisa enjoys going to the gym and swimming, spending time with family and socialising with friends.