She is marvellous to work with and focuses on getting the best for her clients.Clinical Negligence, Chambers & Partners
She is very good with high-value cases.
Lisa Henderson QC specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury claims, acting for both pursuers and defenders. She is instructed in cases involving all aspects of personal injury law including employers’ liability, occupiers liability, road traffic accidents, industrial disease and product liability. She specialises in complex brain injury, spinal injury and cerebral palsy claims and has acted in numerous multi million pound settlements over the years.
Lisa has experience in appearing in the Court of Session and the Sheriff Courts. She has appeared in the High Court for both the Crown and the Defence. She has also appeared at fatal accident inquiries and in Criminal injury compensation claims. Lisa was admitted to The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2017 and became a Fellow in 2019.
Lisa is ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK Bar for both clinical negligence and personal injury where she is recommended for her work in clinical negligence and in particular cerebral palsy claims. “Her standard of work is excellent.” “A go-to counsel for cerebral palsy. Her grasp of even the smallest detail is incredible.”
The Legal 500 listed her as a leading junior in personal injury and medical negligence saying: She is “Extremely thorough, and reads and digests voluminous papers in short periods of time.” [ranked tier 1]
Lisa is the author of and former lead tutor on the personal injury elective for Edinburgh University’s Diploma in Legal Practice. She is a former honorary senior lecturer at Glasgow University School of Medicine and visiting lecturer at Pavia University in Italy. She has also lectured at Aberdeen University School of Law. She is currently Vice Chair of the British American Project UK executive committee.
- Counsel starring with star at Burns Suppers22 January, 2019
- Appointment with British-American Project for Ampersand silk14 November, 2018
- Top Rankings success in latest Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide2 November, 2017
- Lisa Henderson QC addresses University of Aberdeen17 October, 2017
- “Ampersand houses ‘an excellent group’ of advocates” – Strong showing for Ampersand in latest Legal 500 listings11 October, 2017