Laura Ringrose

Laura Ringrose is a Senior Associate in Kennedys’ Cambridge office. She is a solicitor having qualified in June 2005 and joined Kennedys in 2009.  

Laura specialises in all aspects of clinical negligence and healthcare dealing with a variety of claims from obstetric injuries, psychiatric/mental health claims, secondary victim claims, delay in diagnosis, cerebral palsy, erbs palsy, cauda equine and surgical claims.

Laura has experience in settling liability and quantum and taking cases to trial and has undertaken in-house secondment at NHS Resolution.

Market recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer
    The Legal 500 UK 2013/14
  • Recommended Lawyer
    'knows how to fight their clients’ cases robustly.'
    The Legal 500 UK 2016/17

Work highlights

  • Jessica Griffiths, Hannah Griffiths, Sophie Griffiths (A minor by her father and Litigation Friend Jeremy Griffiths) v (1) The Chief Constable of the Suffolk Police and (2) Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust [2018] EWHC 258 (QB) – successfully defended liability trial in the Royal Courts of Justice in relation to duty of care to warn non-patients.
  • Hannah Pease v Norfolk and Suffolk Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – successful defence of claim that the treating clinicians were negligent in failing to diagnose Asperger’s Syndrome between 1998-2005.
  • Jessica Stephens v Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust (unreported) – successful defence of decision to repair incisional hernia. Costs recovered.
  • Buck v Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (unreported) – successfully defended claim that was heard on a preliminary basis that the Trust owed a duty of care to the claimant. It was held that he was not within the category of those to be protected.
  • Webb v Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2011] EWHC 3769 (QB) – successful defence at trial on breach of duty.