Ranked InGuildford and surrounds
Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Philippa heads the clinical negligence team in Pennington's Surrey offices which now comprises 11 fee-earners and is one of the biggest teams in the South East. She deals with a wide range of clinical negligence claims with a particular focus on neurosurgery, orthopaedic, brain and spinal injury cases. She also specialises in delayed diagnosis cases - particularly for cancer and meningitis - and claims involving fatal injuries arising from medical care. She has considerable experience of dealing with the inquest process. The majority of her cases are conducted under Conditional Fee Agreements.
Professional Memberships: Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel. Law Society Personal Injury Panel. AvMA Panel. Senior litigator APIL. CEDR accredited mediator.
Career: Qualified in 1998 and made Partner at Penningtons in 2006. Head of Clinical Negligence/Personal Injury Team in Godalming 2007.
Personal: LLB and Legal practice course at Exeter University. Interests/hobbies - outdoor sports especially equestrian and travel.