The 1COR Quarterly Medical Law Review – Spring 2019 – Issue 1 - May 2019
Suzanne Lambert has a broad civil and public law practice. She undertakes a wide range of common law cases, with a particular focus on healthcare and medical law, including clinical negligence and inquests, but also contractual matters involving institutions and GPs, cases involving ethical questions such as consent to treatment, human rights, mental health law, confidentiality issues and product liability. She also has extensive experience in personal injury, judicial review, professional discipline and regulatory law, as well as public inquiries.
She is instructed by both Claimants and Defendants in a wide variety of cases arising from allegations of clinical negligence. She acts in both low-value cases as well as high-value cases involving serious and catastrophic injuries (for example, cerebral palsy, spinal injuries, neurological injuries, loss of fertility, IVF and surrogacy, and delayed diagnosis of cancer). She has experience with complex legal issues such as contributory negligence, apportionment between Defendants, fatal accident claims, consent, and secondary victim claims.
Suzanne has appeared in a number of different fora (including Tribunals, Coroner’s Courts, the General Medical Council, the General Dental Council, and the Nursing and Midwifery Council), and she has experience of all levels of courts, from the County Court up to the Supreme Court and Privy Council.View full profile »
Suzanne Lambert discusses ‘Psychiatric injury: Primary rules’ in latest Personal Injury Law Journal - Apr 2019
International Women’s Day: Joanna Glynn QC, Clodagh Bradley QC, Suzanne Lambert & Leanne Woods reflect on life at the Bar - Mar 2019
Suzanne Lambert comments on consent and IVF Clinics in the latest APIL PI Focus - Feb 2019
Jeremy Hyam QC and Suzanne Lambert in the Court of Appeal case on recoverability for damages for upbringing of healthy child as a result of wrongful conception - Dec 2018
Brain damaged child receives over £18m in compensation in clinical negligence claim - Oct 2018
1COR Public Law Seminar – Life, Liberty & Security - Sep 2017
High Court dismisses contractual claim for upbringing of healthy child on public policy grounds - Oct 2017
Suzanne Lambert and Amy Mannion return to practice after maternity leave - Sep 2015
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2013 - Feb 2013
Ten 1COR members and our Chambers Academic have contributed to the 3rd Edition of “Burnett-Hall on Environmental Law” - Feb 2013
Philippa Whipple QC and Suzanne Lambert win HMG’s case closing Channel Islands VAT loophole - Mar 2012
New Appointments to the Attorney General’s A, B and C Panels – February 2012 - Feb 2012