Lynda Reynolds

Senior Associate

Lynda specialises in clinical negligence claims and has a particular interest in inquests.

She has conducted cases involving unexpected deaths in hospitals. She has assisted the family through the inquest process and subsequent civil claim. This has included Article 2 inquests and encouraging the coroner to instruct the hospitals involved to take steps to prevent future deaths (PFD report).

Lynda also has experience of claims for sepsis, delayed cancer diagnosis, gynaecological and obstetric negligence, surgical negligence, pressure sores and orthopaedic negligence against the NHS and private providers.

Lynda assists the team with complex matters which include cerebral palsy, still birth and cauda equina claims.

She was previously an Intensive Care Nurse. This particularly assists Lynda with understanding medical records and expert reports that form the foundation of any clinical negligence claim.

Her nursing experience ensures she is able to effectively communicate complex medical terminology in a clear and concise way to her clients. Lynda has been a volunteer for the AvMA telephone helpline since 2012, and continues to be closely involved with AvMA.

Education

  • Open University LLB Law (Hons) – First
  • BPP Law School, London – Legal Practice Course - Distinction
  • ENB 100 Intensive Care Nursing
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN)

Career history

Lynda qualified as a solicitor in September 2014.  She was previously an Intensive Care Nurse. This particularly assists Lynda with understanding medical records and expert reports that form the foundation of any clinical negligence claim.