Anna Haines-Smyth - Solicitor
Anna graduated from Queen’s University with L.L.B (Hons) and was admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales in 2013, and Northern Ireland in 2015.
Anna trained in the North East of England concentrating on civil & criminal litigation.
Upon qualification, Anna joined Geldards LLP, Cardiff where she specialised in Clinical Negligence Litigation. Whilst at Geldards LLP, Anna ran a caseload investigating claims on behalf of children, adults and families arising from death and/or serious injury. Anna developed a particular interest and experience in birth injuries, missed/delayed cancer diagnosis and orthopaedic management.
Anna joined Carson McDowell’s Healthcare Team as an Assistant Solicitor in August 2015 and continues to specialise in Healthcare Litigation. Anna works closely with Head of Healthcare, Roger McMillan, acting on behalf of Medical Defence Organisations, representing the interests of medical practitioners in Clinical Negligence claims. Anna also provides training to Junior Doctors.
The Healthcare Team at Carson McDowell LLP is widely recognised as a leader in Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.