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About Amy Wedgwood

“Compensation following an injury can make a fundamental difference to somebody’s life. That is why each case is so important. There is no better feeling than seeing a client regain confidence in themselves and achieve goals that they thought were out of reach.”

Amy is a clinical negligence solicitor in the injury and medical claims department. Amy qualified in 2016 after working as a Court of Protection Paralegal and then training at the firm. She works closely with Dr Jock Mackenzie specialising in claimant clinical negligence. She assists on some of his complex and high-value clinical negligence cases as well as taking the lead in other cases. Amy’s practice involves all aspects of clinical negligence, including misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis of cancer, childbirth injury, sepsis, and surgical and clinical error.

Amy and Jock have recently had high profile trials heard in the High Court in London and Court of Appeal. Their cases of Kennedy v Frankel [2019] EWHC 106 (QB) involved a failure by the treating neurologist to respond adequately to clear information that the Claimant was suffering from an Impulse Control Disorder, and Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Others [2018] EWHC 1345 (QB) successfully appealed a decision by the interim Master to dismiss the Claimant’s claim against the Third Defendant by way of summary judgment. Other cases Amy has worked on include securing compensation for bereaved parents when their daughter died of congenital pneumonia caused by ß-haemolytic Group B Streptococcus (“Group B Strep”) and settling a claim after a woman suffered catastrophic neurological injuries following a pericardiocentesis procedure.

Amy studied at Manchester University before completing an LLM in Human Rights at Queen Mary University London. She is a member of AvMA and APIL as well as the former Chair of the Association of Women Solicitors London.

Amy is recognised in The Legal 500 Directory as a key lawyer.


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Tel: 020 7940 4060


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