Punam Sood | Fieldfisher
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I specialise in medical negligence claims on behalf of injured adults and children. I am a Legal Director in the medical negligence team and have specialised in this area of law since 2006.

I have been recognised by the independent legal directories as a specialist in my field for over 10 years and I have settled cases for adults and children in a wide range of claims.

I joined Fieldfisher in June 2023 having worked at another top-ranked firm for over 15 years. I deal with all aspects of claims, including birth injury and acquired brain injury claims, claims relating to fatal accidents, those involving gynaecological injuries following childbirth, and those due to the delayed diagnosis of cancer. I also act for families at Inquests.

My particular expertise is in birth injury claims such as Cerebral Palsy and claims related to infectious diseases, such as meningitis, and I have worked on a number of amputation and sepsis cases.

I also advise families in investigating cases where babies have died shortly after birth and represent families at Inquests. 

I also have a notable practice in dealing with catastrophic personal injury cases including road traffic collisions, employer's liability and public liability claims, working with partner Mark Bowman.

My clients are often in very difficult financial or emotional situations and I feel that they are grateful for both my professional and honest approach and my sensible advice in dealing with their cases.

What others say…

Punam Sood is sensitive and understanding but tough, and a real fighter when she needs to be.

Chambers and Partners 2023

I want to thank you on behalf of A and myself for all of your support throughout this process, and also Mark Bowman's input from the very beginning. You've made A very comfortable during and dealt with the matter with the utmost sincerity. I appreciate all of your efforts.  


Star Associate Punam Sood has the ability to look at a case from a different angle, is very committed to clients and can handle the heaviest litigation.

Chambers and Partners 2023

Hugely competent, with a wealth of experience of a wide variety of clinical negligence claims. Excellent judgement... bright, diligent and very effective.

Legal 500 2022

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