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Portrait of Elizabeth Maloney
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Liz is an associate in the clinical negligence team in the Basingstoke office.

She assists partner Stephanie Code on maximum severity claims, with a particular focus on birth injury and cerebral palsy cases. In addition, she works on a variety of other cases, including claims against private medical practitioners, NHS trusts and GPs. Liz has experience of acting for clients in claims involving surgical errors and delayed or incorrect diagnosis.

Following a career managing clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry, Liz qualified as an associate in 2019, having joined Penningtons Manches Cooper as a trainee in 2017.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting with the settlement of a £750,000 claim for a young man who suffered damage to his femoral nerve during surgery. This injury left him unable to run, or even to stand or walk for any length of time and had a detrimental effect on his career.
  • Advising on the settlement of a claim for psychiatric injury suffered by a mother during the negligent delivery of her baby.
  • Acting for a woman who suffered injury to her ureter during a caesarean section on the valuation of a claim after an admission of liability.

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