Paula is a senior qualified solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in clinical negligence. In more recent years she has acquired expertise in community care, education and public law matters. She has been extensively involved in the conduct of clinical negligence claims at all levels to include cerebral palsy claims in the High Court and Court of Appeal. She has also conducted many community care claims challenging local authorities and healthcare providers in relation to the failure to provide services and support to the most vulnerable in our society. Paula is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) as well as a Law Society Clinical Negligence panel member and examiner. Paula was previously the Chairperson of Rainbow Centre in Fareham so has been a trustee directly involved in a service very similar to ours.