Emily Senior


Emily is a Partner in our Clinical Law team and is the Deputy Team Leader of the NHS Resolution team in Leeds. 

Emily specialises in providing advice in obstetric matters and feeds into discussions on improvements in maternity safety. She carries out pre-action investigations into maternity incidents to provide early legal support as well managing a caseload of litigated obstetric claims on behalf of NHS Trusts under instruction from NHS Resolution.

Prior to joining Capsticks in 2014, Emily spent four years at a leading Claimant firm gaining experience in clinical and professional negligence. Emily has also spent time shadowing on the Maternity Unit in a large Foundation Trust. Emily’s broad range of experience assists with strategic decision making.

Emily tutors on the Capsticks Clinical Risk Diploma in Leeds.

Notable projects

  • Emily ran the first Early Notification Scheme case through to resolution of liability and continues to support Trusts in achieving the objectives of the scheme.


  • Leeds & District Medico-Legal Society


  • LLB(Hons) University of Bristol, 2010
  • Legal Practice Course (Distinction), 2011

Contact Emily Senior