Elizabeth O'Mahony Senior Solicitor
“Liz's client handling skills were second to none – she was efficient, responsive and helpful at every stage. She helped me to understand aspects of the case that I struggled with at times and was always patient with my endless questions.”
Elizabeth is a Senior Solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team based in London. She joined the team in December 2014.
Main areas of practice
Elizabeth runs a wide range of different clinical negligence claims which include, delays in diagnosis and treatment, plastic or cosmetic surgery, gynaecological injuries often as a result of child birth, care of the elderly, missed fractures and claims involving children including assisting on high value birth injuries cases.
Claims are conducted against various sectors including GPs, Dentists, Hospitals both NHS and private, and care homes.
Elizabeth's clients come from all across the country and are from all walks of life. Often they have been through a great deal and are still in the process of getting well. Elizabeth fully appreciates this and ensures that the client is at ease by making the legal process accessible and as streamlined as is possible, to minimise any additional stress for her clients.
Elizabeth also worked at Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA http://www.avma.org.uk/) the UK's only patient safety charity for two years, honing her client care and medico-legal skills. She still continues to support the charity and its work which is of enormous value to the general public. Elizabeth volunteers on their helpline once a month.
Elizabeth has successfully completed a Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness qualification.
Articles by Elizabeth
In the News
Elizabeth O'Mahony's discusses her personal experience with Sepsis and how knowing the warning signs saved her one year old's life.
In the News
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt recently attracted headlines when he announced a scheme aimed at more swiftly settling claims involving brain damage in babies. However, our expert argues that there are many misconceptions around these proposals.