Part of the Spinal Injury Team
Raquel is a Partner and heads up the firm’s Spinal Injury department. Raquel specialises in representing clients with spinal cord injuries. She has been widely praised for her excellent client care.
Raquel recently secured £2,000,000 for a client who sustained urological dysfunction and a conversion disorder manifesting itself as a spinal cord injury following a road traffic collision. Raquel has a wealth of experience in complex catastrophic cases, having successfully represented clients with a range of injuries including brain injury and amputations.
Raquel is proud to be Vice Chair for the SIA (Spinal Injuries Association). She was also Patient Representative on a specialist panel tasked with developing and drafting NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) Guidelines on pressure ulcers (published April 2014).
Raquel is a recognised and respected speaker on issues surrounding spinal cord injury and is frequently invited to lecture by APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers), University College London, and the SIA on a variety of issues including conception, pregnancy and parenting, equipment needs and the psychological dimension.
Raquel is often asked to provide expert comment on spinal cord injury to the national media and recently appeared on Sky News and was quoted in The Independent.
- Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
- Spinal Injuries Association