Linda has a specialist clinical negligence, personal injury and costs practice with a growing recognition for her Admiralty work. She is recommended as a leading personal injury junior in the Legal 500 Clients' Guide, where she is described as "a barrister of the highest standard."
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Linda's well-established personal injury practice predominantly consists of the more substantial and complex cases, including fatal accidents and high value injuries. She has particular expertise in claims involving issues of fraud and many years of experience dealing with Low Velocity Injury cases. She writes the Low Velocity Collision chapter in Kemp & Kemp's Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure and regularly lectures and provides training on the subject. Linda is also a contributing author of APIL's "Guide to RTA liability" (now in its second edition) and speaks on pod-casts for various CPD providers on a range of topics.
Linda's clinical negligence work has covered a range of cases including delayed tumour diagnosis, ophthalmology, spinal injuries and cauda equina syndrome. She is currently instructed as junior counsel on a case involving over anti-coagulation leading to spinal haematoma and neurological damage. She is a contributing author of 'Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide' published by 9 Gough Square.
Linda's broad experience in the personal injury field supports her Admiralty practice. She is well-versed in claims involving The Package Travel Regulations; Athens Convention; Montreal Convention (applying to carriage of passengers by air, but which has aided interpretation of the Athens Convention in cases where limitation and jurisdiction are in issue) and Merchant Shipping regulations, as well as the less-often encountered diving accidents and claims relating to offshore installations. She co-authored the "Work Accidents at Sea" book, now in its second edition. Work in this field often involves limitation and jurisdiction.