Rachel Roberts

Associate

At 10 years PQE, Rachel is currently an Associate Solicitor specialising in claimant clinical negligence in Cardiff. Rachel previously worked for health authority defendant solicitors and therefore has experience of “both sides of the fence”. She qualified into commercial property in a top 100 UK law firm in Bristol. Before moving back to Cardiff in 2011, she worked as a defendant solicitor in London and also undertook an extended in-house legal position for an international insurer.

Rachel has handled a variety of clinical negligence claims from dental negligence, wrongful treatment, gynaecological negligence, and some challenging cases such as a GP’s negligent treatment spanning 31 years resulting in kidney failure and transplant, permanent neurological injuries from delayed diagnosis of a rare autoimmune disorder and birth injuries causing Cerebral Palsy.

Education

  • Cardiff University – LLB Law 2001-2004
  • Cardiff University – Diploma in Legal Practice: 2004-2005 - Passed with Commendation

Work history

  • JMD Law Limited;
  • Berrymans Lace Mawer;
  • Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group;
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP;
  • Clarke Willmott LLP;
  • Harding Evans Solicitors; and
  • Welsh Health Legal Services.

Memberships

  • APIL
  • Law Society