Following the successful completion of her probationary tenancy, Bramble joined Hailsham in June 2022. She previously undertook pupillage and secured tenancy at a criminal set.
Bramble accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice, with a particular emphasis on clinical negligence, medical disciplinary law, inquests and general professional negligence. She also acts in commercial matters, including general property contractual disputes and banking litigation. She also has particular expertise in public inquiry work, having been instructed as a baby junior on the Attorney General’s Panel in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the Infected Blood Inquiry.
Bramble regularly appears in the County Court, Coroners’ Court and before disciplinary tribunals. Her cases include fast track and multi track trials and contested applications where she appears for claimants and defendants alike.
Bramble is committed to pro bono representation. She takes on cases at Advocate and has advised in professional negligence and regulatory matters. Bramble also volunteers on the AvMA helpline and serves on the AvMA pro bono inquest panel.
Bramble undertakes a wide range of clinical negligence work and accepts instructions from both claimants and defendants.
Recent instructions have included:
Bramble enjoys volunteering on the AvMA helpline where she advises members of the public enquiring about potential claims relating to their own medical treatment or that of a close family member.
Bramble’s experience with the Nursing and Midwifery Council means she is also well placed to consider the regulatory aspects of clinical negligence claims.
Bramble has extensive experience in coronial law, representing families and other Interested Persons as part of her regular practice and having undertaken part-time sessional work in the London Inner South Coroner’s Office in 2021, which involved researching areas of the law for the Senior Coroner, reviewing directions and contacting Interested Persons in advance of PIRHs and inquests.
Recent instructions have included:
Bramble is experienced in RTA personal injury claims, having been instructed on behalf of claimants and defendants in numerous RTA fast track matters.
She also regularly advises on merits and quantum in claims arising out of accidents at work and public liability claims. These cases often involve advising on the law of vicarious liability in which Bramble is well-versed. Recent instructions have included advising employer NHS Trusts in ‘slip and trip’ matters and in relation to allegations of unsafe conditions where a Claimant suffered serious injury as a result of faulty kitchen equipment.
Bramble has a particular interest in regulatory and disciplinary work relating to the medical professions, as well as the legal professions.
In 2022, Bramble concluded a four-month secondment with the Professional Regulatory Sector at Capsticks LLP, working as part of a small team investigating Social Work England cases.
She now accepts instructions in all disciplinary matters with a particular focus on healthcare (GMC, GDC, GOC, GOsC, HCPC and NMC). Recent cases have included:
Bramble has a diverse professional negligence practice, acting for claimants and defendants, together with insurers.
Recent instructions include:
Bramble recently delivered a talk on section 14A knowledge in professional negligence claims for the PNBA. The link to this talk (for members) can be found here: https://pnba.co.uk/seminar-limitation-knowledge-and-concealment-in-professional-negligence-claims-24th-november-2022/
She also has experience in ATE insurance and currently advises a firm of underwriters as to the merits of claims in a wide range of matters: from medical negligence to property matters to harassment claims.
Bramble is developing a broad commercial practice including banking litigation and contract disputes.
Recent instructions have included acting for an online estate agent in a breach of contract claim and regularly acting for major retail and commercial banks in the UK and Scotland.
Bramble is a Junior Junior on the Attorney General’s Panel and has acted for the Government Legal Department in public inquiries, such as the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the Infected Blood Inquiry, as part of which she was involved in document reviews and the preparation of statements of key Department of Health officials.
BA Modern and Medieval Languages (French and Italian), Class I, University of Cambridge (2013-2017)
Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction, Oxford Brookes (2017-2018)
Bar Professional Training Course, Outstanding, BPP Law School (2018-2019)
St Catharine’s College Cambridge, Henry Chaytor Scholar
St. Catharine’s College Cambridge, Harriet Weaver Prize for Choral Music
Middle Temple Helena Normanton QC Scholarship
Middle Temple Harmsworth Award
BPP BPTC Advocacy Scholarship
Kalisher Essay Competition Winner 2020
Accredited Mediator (218 Strand)
Attorney General Junior Junior Panel
AvMA Pro Bono Inquest Panel
Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
Personal Injuries Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
Professional Negligence Lawyers Association
Bramble assisted in drafting the Health and Medicine Chapter in the Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice Tenth edition, 2022; this involved researching the regulation of cosmetics, medical devices and medicines in the UK.
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