As well as being a qualified Barrister and Solicitor, Paula is highly experienced and respected in the area of Clinical Negligence, and is retained by Thorneycroft on a Consultancy basis to head up this specialist team. Having been a Partner in law for 14 years specialising in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, Paula has set up and managed both general and specialist Clinical Negligence departments which have been Lexcel compliant. As well as acting as a trustee for clients with voluntary trusts, Paula’s work includes claims, inquests, cosmetic surgery and a variety of cases against NHS Trusts, GPs and private healthcare organisations. Paula is also a trustee for the Charity Melanoma UK and as such Cancer claims are a particular speciality. When not at work her time is spent juggling a young family of 3 and a love of outdoor pursuits.