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Sarah Gubbins, Associate at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Sarah is an associate in Penningtons Manches Cooper’s clinical negligence team with a specialist interest in both cosmetic surgery claims and obstetrics and gynecology claims. She handles a wide variety of cases against NHS trusts, GPs and private medical providers. Alongside her specialist areas of practice, Sarah’s caseload includes claims for psychological injury, orthopedics, delayed diagnoses and general surgery.

She also runs a number of high value cases relating to fatal accidents, brain injuries, and claims for brain injuries acquired at birth from negligent hospital treatment.

Sarah is based in the firm’s Basingstoke office but visits clients nationwide. She qualified into the clinical negligence team in September 2013 after joining Penningtons Manches Cooper as a trainee in September 2011.

Recent work highlights

  • Conducting a complex, multi-million pound cerebral palsy claim and performing detailed quantum investigations.
  • Representing a client who suffered an intracerebral haemorrhage and paralysis as a result of delayed diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Obtaining an admission of negligence and negotiating a settlement for a client with severe injuries caused by a liposuction procedure.
  • Settling a claim for an ophthalmic injury caused by negligently performed surgery for a six figure sum.
  • Investigating a case involving delayed diagnosis and treatment of infection leading to encephalitis.

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