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Lyndsey Banthorpe, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Lyndsey is an associate in the clinical negligence team in London. She now acts exclusively for claimants, but has previously gained experience at another leading London law firm acting for defendants.

Dealing with a wide variety of cases against NHS trusts, GPs and private practitioners, Lyndsey has a particular interest in claims relating to paediatric infectious disease, spinal injuries and oncology. She frequently acts in cases involving delays in diagnosis and misdiagnosis and has assisted senior members of the team on a number of complex catastrophic injury claims, Cauda Equina Syndrome cases and inquests.

She qualified in 2017, having joined the firm as a trainee solicitor in March 2016.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with a claim against an NHS foundation trust for a number of complex injuries suffered by the claimant as a result of a failure to diagnose a pulmonary embolism following a live liver donor transplant.
  • Helping to reach a settlement in a claim involving a failed diagnosis of Cauda Equina Syndrome.
  • Assisting members of the team with an inquest investigating the death of a five year old child following a failure to diagnose and treat sepsis.

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