Emily Senior


Emily is a Partner in our Clinical Law team and leads the team of 14 lawyers working for NHS Resolution in Leeds. The team advise NHS Trusts and private providers across the country on a range of clinical matters including advising on safety, learning and patient communication.

In her own casework, Emily specialises in providing advice following maternity incidents, leading investigations where severe brain injury is diagnosed within the first seven days of a child’s life. Emily leads the Early Notification birth injury services provided by the firm to NHS Trusts and NHS Resolution. She feeds into discussions on improvements in maternity safety.

Emily also tutors on the Capsticks Clinical Risk Diploma.

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

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