Leigh Day




Leigh Day
Priory House
25 St John’s Lane

Tel: 020 7650 1200

Leigh Day also have an office in Manchester.

If your child has suffered a brain injury, you know that life will change; but you want to build a positive future for your family. Our specialist clinical negligence lawyers understand the uncertainties you face, and will guide you through the legal process. We will work with you to gain financial security for your child’s future.

Leigh Day has been helping children with brain injuries for over 25 years. Our expert lawyers are dedicated to your case, committed to securing the best for you and your family.

We visit your family at home or in hospital and are always there to support you throughout your case and beyond.


Clinical Negligence

Olive Lewin

Olive has been considered one of the leading Clinical Negligence lawyers for many years.  She has obtained millions of pounds in damages for clients who have suffered  cerebral palsy and other types of brain and neurological damage. Olive qualified as a registered nurse before moving into the law, and her dual qualification means she tends to take on the more complex cases which other solicitors may not take on.

Tel:              020 7650 1200
Email:         olewin@leighday.co.uk




Emmalene Bushnell

Emmalene Bushnell is a specialist clinical negligence lawyer with over 12 years’ experience.

Emmalene specialises in cases where birth injuries have caused brain damage. She also deals with complex cases arising from injuries suffered by children as a result of infectious diseases such as Group Strep B, meningitis and encephalitis.

Tel:              020 7650 1200
Email:         ebushnell@leighday.co.uk




Nicola Wainwright

Nicola Wainwright is the Deputy Head of the Clinical Negligence department at Leigh Day.

Nicola has particular expertise  in cases relating to injury to children and babies. Her cases include those arising from brain damage caused by birth injuries resulting in children suffering cerebral palsy. She also deals with complex and high value cases arising from injuries suffered by children as a result of infectious diseases such as meningitis and encephalitis, which cause brain damage.

Tel:              020 7650 1200
Email:         nwainwright@leighday.co.uk



Employment Law

Emma Satyamurti

Emma Satyamurti is an experienced employment lawyer and litigator.

She advises and represents claimants in a wide range of employment claims including discrimination, dismissal and redundancy in the employment tribunal. She has a particular interest in discrimination, in particular disability discrimination in which she has secured significant compensation for clients.

Tel:              020 7650 1200
Email:         esatyamurti@leighday.co.uk



Education Law

Merry Varney

Merry Varney is a Partner in the Human Rights department.

Merry specialises in judicial review and human rights claims, with a particular interest in cases concerning health & community care. Her work on behalf of children covers a wide range of areas from challenging individual care packages to closure of respite services and compensation claims for disabled children who have received substandard care.

Tel:              020 7650 1200
Email:         mvarney@leighday.co.uk