As a senior associate - solicitor in Boyes Turner’s outstanding medical negligence team, Vanessa Wand is passionate about making a real difference to her clients’ lives.
Vanessa deals exclusively with complex, high value medical negligence claims. She has a specialist interest in obstetric and birth-related injuries to both mother and baby, which include cerebral palsy and severe neonatal injury, VBAC complications, wrongful conception, perinatal tears and cloacal injury, alongside her broad-based expertise with cases involving amputation, PVS, subarachnoid haemorrhage and other life threatening, fatal and permanently disabling conditions.
Vanessa is an expert in quantifying claims involving cerebral palsy and other types of neonatal, severe, neurological injuries, consistently enabling her clients to receive the highest possible compensation awards. She strives to make the claims process as easy as possible for her clients and is frequently complimented by clients for her compassionate and approachable nature.
She has been ranked as a 'Rising Star' by The Legal 500 since 2015, who comment: "Vanessa Wand is extremely personable, easy to deal with and very bright. She is highly organised, progresses her cases in a highly effective manner and has good tactical judgment.” Vanessa has been an accredited member of the Law Society’s Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel since 2015. She is also highly valued by other members of Boyes Turner’s clinical negligence group, including for her Professional Support Lawyer and training co-ordinator roles within the group and as an outstanding and experienced clinical negligence fee earner in her own right.
Vanessa is a member of Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).
In her spare time, you’ll find Vanessa enjoying motherhood with her children. She likes visiting art galleries and going to gigs. A keen traveller and trekker, Vanessa has explored scores of countries across the globe and is keen to open her children’s eyes to the delights of traveling.
- Birth injury claims
- Cerebral palsy claims
- Medical negligence claims
- Neonatal brain injury
Vanessa Wand has from the beginning been a credit to Boyes Tuner. She has a lovely manner which is both caring and considerate but professional. She regularly keeps me informed of any developments and as such I never feel that I’m left in the dark.
Bright, efficient, really hard-working
You've always been so sensitive to our feelings and at the same time professional, detailed and thorough. Your interest and enthusiasm to help us is always evident.