Maya is a Solicitor in the Child Brain Injury. She qualified and joined Bolt Burdon Kemp in March 2022. Maya has a particular interest in claims involving children who have suffered a brain injury as a result of clinical negligence.
Maya completed her training contract at a London law firm where she had previously been a paralegal. During her training contract she assisted partners in the personal injury and clinical negligence team. Maya has experience assisting on high-value and complex claims including adult and child brain injury case arising from both personal injury and clinical negligence. Maya has also assisted on high-value orthopaedic injury and fatal accident cases arising out of road traffic accidents. Her experience of fatal accident claims includes Inquest work.
During her training contract, Maya assisted in Court of Protection matters. She gained experience acting for vulnerable clients who did not have capacity to manage their finances following settlement of their clinical negligence or personal injury claims. She completed the last six months of her training contract in the private client team. She acted for clients in contentious probate matters.
Maya is passionate about acting for children who have suffered catastrophic injuries and assisting to ensure that, where those injuries were avoidable, that child is properly compensated and supported throughout their life. Maya enjoys participating in charity events and has been involved in various events for Headway UK. She is devoted to ensuring children with brain injuries continue to have a good quality of life and that there is support for the families of those children.
Maya is an IPSEA-qualified special educational needs advisor and assists in representing children and young people with Special Educational Needs arising from or connected to brain injuries.
Maya studied law at Royal Holloway, University of London where she obtained a 2:1. She went on to complete the Legal Practice Course with a Masters in Law at BPP University where she achieved a distinction.