In private practice Edel was a specialist clinical negligence solicitor with over 10 years experience of pursuing cases on behalf of patients injured as a result of negligent medical treatment.
Edel’s specialist areas include urogynaecological injuries following negligently performed abdominal surgery, cauda equina syndrome related injuries following spinal surgery, obstetric injuries including perineal tears and hearing loss caused by negligent delay in diagnosing meningitis.
Regularly praised by her former clients for her honest yet encouraging approach, Edel has also developed expertise in pursuing cases against the Ministry of Defence on behalf of injured service personnel.
She also has experience of calculating complex loss calculations in fatal cases on behalf of bereaved families and has represented a number of families affected by the unlawful retention of body parts at Alder Hey Hospital.
Most recently Edel has been appointed as a Deputy District Judge, hearing cases relating to all types of civil disputes and is also a senior law lecturer at BPP College of Professional Education.
Three words that describe Edel at work
Focussed, Flexible, Relentless
Running and local theatre.