Lisa Sullivan is a specialist in clinical negligence, personal injury and regulatory work.

Lisa has experience of a wide range of clinical negligence claims, from high-value cerebral palsy and missed spinal injury cases, to claims including: failure to diagnose appendicitis; miscarriage following hysteroscopy; failure to diagnose testicular torsion in a 16-year-old leading to sterility; damage to femoral nerve; failure to review following laser eye treatment; negligent hip and knee replacement surgeries; and dental negligence claims.

Her experience in personal injury covers road traffic claims, including severe spinal injury, and work-related injuries. Workplace claims have included: disease claims; fatal accident claims; secondary victim claims; injuries following exposure to moving parts of machinery; manual handling claims; work equipment claims and occupational stress.

Lisa also has experience of a full range of quantum issues and in particular local authority care issues.

Lisa appears in the Care Standards Tribunal in cases involving fitness for registration, cancellation of registration and closure of care homes. Cases have included cancellation of registration for a child minder, refusal to register for non-disclosure of spent convictions and closures of care homes for widespread breaches of the regulations. Lisa also regularly appears at inquests (including following deaths in care homes) and in CICA claims and has represented clients at mediations.

She has lectured on a variety of subjects including causation, limitation, capacity, Ogden 6 and the Provision and Use of Workplace Regulations. Lisa is an advocacy trainer for Inner Temple and on the South Eastern Circuit Advanced Advocacy Course.

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  • Year Qualified



    Oxford University


    PIBA, AvMA