Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC

Year of call: 1974      
Year of silk: 1999

Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC is a leading practitioner in Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury claims. Lizanne has a distinguished reputation for representing Claimants with highly complex claims for catastrophic injury. In clinical negligence she has particular expertise and experience in birth damage and neo-natal claims but acts in claims arising in a wide range of circumstances.  In personal injury she acts for Claimants with head injuries, spinal injuries and other complex multiple injuries.

Lizanne’s work also involves multi-party actions and she recently acted for over 700 Claimants in the litigation against Mr Ian Paterson, Spire Healthcare and HEFT. Lizanne has also been instructed in a number of multi-party actions arising out of sexual abuse and physical abuse of children and adults in institutions including the Jimmy Savile litigation and the Winterbourne Lodge claims. Lizanne is now acting for woman abused by Mr Harvey Weinstein. Claims against private hospitals, the catholic church and local authorities have involved a number of cases which have resulted in the development of the law in respect of vicarious liability.

Lizanne is recommended as a leading and a star silk for both the clinical negligence and personal injury fields by Chambers & Partners Directory UK and in the Legal 500. For many years she has been nominated for awards in these areas. She is described as ‘tough and yet tender with vulnerable clients and gets truly life-changing results.’

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