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Georgina Blackwell, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Georgina is an associate in the clinical negligence team in Basingstoke. Her caseload includes claims against NHS trusts, private healthcare providers and general practitioners in a diverse range of medical fields including general surgery, neurology, orthopedics and vascular surgery. She also deals with fatal accident/negligence claims.

She has a particular interest in cardiology cases, mismanagement of pregnancy, and obstetric and pediatric negligence and is a member of the specialist sub teams in cardiology and cerebral palsy. She frequently assists more senior members of the team with complex, high value birth injury claims resulting from negligent hospital treatment.

Georgina qualified in 2015, having joined Penningtons Manches Cooper as a trainee in 2013.

Recent work highlights

  • Obtaining an admission of liability and negotiating the settlement of a medically complex case for a mother who lost her baby as a result of a hospital’s failures.
  • Acting on several high value birth injury claims, particularly dealing with quantum investigations in order to secure multimillion pound settlements to provide the care and support required.
  • Advising on numerous, often multiparty, cardiology claims, ranging from cases involving delayed diagnosis to operative errors.
  • Settling several claims involving injuries to minors and protected parties and attending court approval hearings following settlement.

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