Laura Gooding

Call 2001

"Laura provides an approachable and prompt service with clear, understandable advice."

The Legal 500 2021
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Clinical Negligence

Laura specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence cases, and practises exclusively in the Multi-Track. She is an experienced Junior and has a busy practice representing Claimants.

Laura has particular experience in the following areas: –

  • Catastrophic Injury including brain injury.
  • P.T.S.D.
  • Military Claims
  • Road Traffic Claims
  • Employer’s Liability
  • Clinical Negligence
  • Criminal Injuries

She has been consistently recommended by the Legal 500 and most recently as a Tier 1 leading junior in the field of Personal Injury who is “extremely approachable and able to provide advice which is easily digestible and clear. She has a good awareness of commerciality of claims when advising”.

Laura is an extremely effective trial advocate, skilled in cross-examination of both factual and expert witnesses. She is adept at combining a robust approach in Court and in negotiation with a sensitive and empathetic manner towards her own clients. Laura is known for her meticulous preparation and detailed analysis of complex cases.

Laura has extensive experience in dealing with complex and high value Military cases including Armed Forces Compensation Appeals. Her practice includes cases involving catastrophic injuries, spine injures, brain injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder, harassment and bullying.

She has substantial experience in Road Traffic Litigation, Employer’s Liability and Public Liability Claims and undertakes cases mainly where the value exceeds £100,000.

Laura has a keen interest in clinical negligence and is instructed in cases including surgical negligence, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis and failure to obtain informed consent.