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Katherine Pearce

Medical Negligence

Managing Associate

"My role is about working with you to ensure mistakes are remedied, lessons are learned and patient safety is improved"

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I specialise in claims involving birth injuries resulting in stillbirth, neonatal death and serious disability, and I have expertise in secondary victim claims resulting from psychiatric injuries as a result of witnessing a horrific event.

I also have a particular interest in neurology and neurosurgical claims resulting in hydrocephalus and neural tube defects – my son had a brain haemorrhage at birth causing hydrocephalus and he has a VP shunt and cerebral palsy.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, I worked in the NHS as the lead for Information Governance where I managed data protection, Freedom of Information and records management.

Career Highlights

  • Settling a number of claims for the parents of a stillborn children including fathers who suffered psychiatric injury as a result of witnessing their child’s death during labour
  • Being part of a team to obtain a +£20 million settlement for a brain injured client
  • I am passionate about supporting charities, including Shine – the national hydrocephalus and spina bifida charity – who supported me and my family when our son was diagnosed with hydrocephalus.

What our Customers Say

" It's hard to put into words just how much I appreciate all you have done and how amazing I think you are "
" I am ever so grateful to you, Helena and the whole team at Enable Law for supporting me and my case for all these years. It was a long journey, but in the end, the truth was told and the case was a success all because of Enable Law. Because of Katherine and Helena, I can start my life again after nearly seven years of suffering with my newborn son and my wife. "
The Law Society accredited - Clinical Negligence
The Law Society accredited - Personal Injury
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers - Accredited personal injury practice
Action against medical accidents - Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel
Headway, the brain injury association - Head Injury Solicitor 2016
Spinal Injuries association