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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 - 2022

Portrait of Elizabeth Maloney
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence


Liz is an associate in the clinical negligence team. She is based in theĀ Basingstoke office but acts for clients throughout the UK.

She acts for clients on a variety of cases, including claims for maternal injuries, surgical errors, delayed or incorrect diagnosis and treatment, and fatal claims against both NHS hospitals and GPs, as well as private practitioners and institutions. Liz also assists senior members of the team on maximum severity, high value cases with a particular focus on severe birth injury and cerebral palsy cases.

Liz is a member of APIL, and the gynaecological and maternal injuries, cerebral palsy and cardiology speciality sub-groups within the team.

After a career managing clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry, Liz qualified as an associate in 2019. She now advises other mid-life career changers on how they can bring their valuable experience to a career in law, through her ambassadorship at Aspiring Solicitors, an organisation which aims to increase diversity in the legal profession.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting in the £700,000 settlement of a claim for a woman who suffered life-changing psychiatric injury following the negligent delivery of her baby.
  • Agreeing a six-figure settlement of a claim for a woman who suffered injury to her ureter during a caesarean section.
  • Advising on a claim for a family whose mother sadly died due to sepsis arising from pressure sores.

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