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Portrait of Sophie Bullimore
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence, Personal injury


Sophie is an associate in the clinical negligence and personal injury team in the London office.

She has assisted senior members of the team on an array of clinical negligence cases, including those relating to gynaecology, urology, oncology, cardiology and neurology claims. Sophie also works on cases representing serving police officers who are members of the Police Federation in both clinical negligence and personal injury claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Sophie worked as a Court of Protection paralegal and therefore has experience of working with clients who have suffered catastrophic brain and spinal injuries resulting in a lack of, or borderline, capacity. She qualified in 2020, having joined the firm as a trainee in 2018.

Recent work highlights

  • Attending the inquest concerning the death of a patient undergoing complex heart surgery.
  • Assisting the team partner in a claim where the alleged negligence resulted in the claimant suffering from central pontine myelinolysis.
  • Advising on primary and secondary victim claims regarding psychiatric injury.

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