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Alison Johnson, Associate Director at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Alison is a partner in the clinical negligence team. She deals with a wide variety of clinical negligence claims on behalf of claimants and is passionate about getting the best result possible for them.

She has a particular focus on general practice, gynaecology, plastic surgery, orthopaedic and oncology claims but also deals with fatal accident claims arising out of clinical negligence and personal injury actions.

A member of both the Law Society and AvMA accredited clinical negligence panels, Alison has also worked regularly with AvMA as a trained helpline volunteer. She has been recognised in Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession, described as ‘bright’ and ‘a future star’, and commended for being ‘excellent with clients’.

Recent work highlights

  • Securing large value structured settlements with damages of £7 million+ on behalf of a number of cerebral palsy claims for birth-injured clients and their families.
  • Achieving a CICA award in excess of £380,000 for an assault victim with a serious head injury.
  • Winning £400,000 damages for a client in a compartment syndrome claim.
  • Successfully pursuing a number of plastic surgery claims against both UK based and foreign private surgeons.

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