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Portrait of Emma Tallick
Areas of expertise: Clinical negligence, Personal injury


Emma is a paralegal in the clinical negligence and personal injury team, based in the London office. She has previously worked within the travel team in Guildford.

Assisting various members of the team, Emma works on catastrophic personal injury claims, including high value brain and spinal injuries, as well as amputation and psychiatric injury claims. Her daily responsibilities include reviewing medical, HSE, and police disclosure records, drafting witness statements and schedules of loss, and instructing medical experts and counsel. Emma has also attended settlement meetings between the claimant, defendant, and their respective litigation teams, and criminal trials relevant to civil claims.

Emma also assists on cases involving injured members of the Police Federation who may be unable to return to frontline duties and face risk of medical retirement following the Winsor reforms of Sir Tom Winsor, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary. 

Prior to joining the firm, Emma studied Criminology at the University of Southampton and worked as a case review officer for the British Transport Police.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting on a very high-profile group action for police officers who have sustained psychiatric injuries.
  • Successfully appealing the Department for Work and Pensions decision to refuse awarding Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit to the claimant.
  • Supporting a partner advising on a catastrophic injury claim resulting from a road traffic collision in France, which settled for £14.5 million.

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