Denise Stephens heads the Medical Negligence team in Basingstoke. Although based in Basingstoke, she travels extensively throughout England and Wales representing her clients.
Stephens is a highly experienced solicitor and an acknowledged expert in medical negligence claims. She has 16 years’ experience in handling numerous claims for patients across a wide medical spectrum. She is passionate about fighting for the rights of injured patients, she is focused, approachable and sympathetic and she gets to the centre of an issue quickly and with expertise.
Stephens has dealt with many highly complex cases involving multi-million-pound claims in the High Court.
In the last year, she has achieved huge success for a child with cerebral palsy, recovering £10.8m in damages — thought to be the highest award of its kind for this type of injury. The family described Stephens as a brilliant solicitor who worked unstintingly to achieve an amazing result for their daughter.
In addition, she is appointed as a deputy by the Court of Protection to look after the interests of protected parties.
She is a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel and a senior litigator with APIL.