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Newcastle 0191 221 2121
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Gemma Lieberman

Called 2006

Gemma specialises exclusively in personal injury and clinical negligence work.

She undertakes personal injury work for Claimant and Defendant in all areas, including Occupier's and Public Liability, Employer's liability and Road Traffic.

Gemma completed her pupillage and initial practicing years at Kings Chambers before joining Parklane Plowden following a relocation to the North East in 2016.

Gemma is particularly interested in Clinical Negligence and undertakes work arising from cases of surgical and pharmaceutical negligence, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, inappropriate treatment and lack of consent.

Areas of Expertise
Personal Injury & Fatal Accidents
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Gemma specialises exclusively in personal injury and clinical negligence work.

She undertakes personal injury work for Claimant and Defendant in all areas, including Occupier's and Public Liability, Employer's liability and Road Traffic.

Gemma attends inquests on behalf of bereaved families and on behalf of the private sector where insured parties may have employees called to give evidence. 

Gemma completed her pupillage and initial practicing years at Kings Chambers before joining Parklane Plowden following a relocation to the North East in 2016.

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Gemma has encountered the Court of Protection as a result of her Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury practice. Accordingly, she is most familiar with those Court of Protection cases concerned with health and welfare.  However, she is able to represent clients in all Court of Protection Work. 

Gemma is based in Newcastle, and though travel is of course expected, she most frequently attends court in the Newcastle area, Middlesbrough, and Carlisle.

Please feel free to discuss instructing Gemma with the clerks.

Gemma is able to accept instructions in the following areas: 

  • Acting for Local Authorities, the Official Solicitor and respondents. 
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Deputyship.
  • Removal of the Nearest Relative. 
  • Welfare and Property/financial affairs. 
Clinical Negligence
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Gemma specialises exclusively in personal injury and clinical negligence work.

She undertakes personal injury work for Claimant and Defendant in all areas, including Occupier's and Public Liability, Employer's liability and Road Traffic.

Gemma attends inquests on behalf of bereaved families and on behalf of the private sector where insured parties may have employees called to give evidence. 

Gemma completed her pupillage and initial practicing years at Kings Chambers before joining Parklane Plowden following a relocation to the North East in 2016.

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Education

BA in Comparative Religion, University of Manchester, 1st Class BA Honours (2003) MA in Jewish Studies, University of Manchester, Postgraduate Distinction (2004) Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, Chester (2005) Bar Vocational Course, College of Law, London (2006) Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple (2006) 

Professional Associations

Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA); North East Medico Legal Society; Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Action against Medical Accidents (AVMA)

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