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As a senior associate - solicitor in Boyes Turner’s outstanding medical negligence team, Vanessa Wand, has secured millions of pounds of compensation for her clients.

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, maternal death, complex stillbirth with psychiatric maternal injury, perinatal tears and cloacal injury, alongside her broad-based expertise with cases involving amputation and other life threatening, fatal and permanently disabling conditions.

Working both independently and as an invaluable support to the partners in the group, 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.

Vanessa is frequently complimented by clients, counsel and defendant solicitors for her professionalism, efficiency and care. 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).


  • Birth injury claims
  • Cerebral palsy claims
  • Medical negligence claims
  • Neonatal brain injury

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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.

Boyes Turner Client