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Madeline Seibert Technical Director, Medical Negligence

Experience Profile

Madeline is a Technical Director in the Medical Negligence team at Slater and Gordon in London. She specialises in representing children with brain injuries caused by medical accidents.

Recent results include a cerebral palsy case settlement, a £14.4 million settlement and a settlement of £4 million in a case where treatment of meningitis was delayed in a 13 month old baby which went to the Court of Appeal.

Expertise

Career history

  • Since 2019 - Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2001 to 2019 - Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors, Partner and Head of Medical Negligence

Education

  • College of Law, London
  • Queen Mary College, London

Professional memberships

  • AvMA Clinical Negligence Panel
  • Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel
  • APIL Clinical Negligence Panel Assessor & Senior Litigator

Commendations from independent legal directories

Ranked as a Band 1 leading individual by Chambers 2020 and standing out for a "kind & caring" approach to cases.  And leading a team that "punches well above its weight". Madeline is described as a "..colossus in the field. She has year on year grown into a key player in the market" (Legal 500, 2020).

Legal 500 - "A solicitor who is at first a human being, then a highly skilled professional with an incredible knowledge of the law and how it can be applied to benefit the customers and make people's lives better. Fantastic - will recommend a million times over to other claimants!"

Chambers 2019 - "Fabulous, really hard working and will go more than the extra mile for the client"

Legal 500 2018 "..brings huge experience, professionalism and empathy"  

Chambers 2018 "the fantastic Madeline Seibert's practice covers obstetrics and psychiatric cases, including brain injury claims, where she recently represented a Claimant minor who suffered deafness and brain damage following the failure to be admitted to hospital."

"She's wonderful with clients, very reassuring and willing to go the extra mile for them" (Chambers, 2018)

"Demonstrating expertise in complex clinical negligence litigation...advises on high value cases of brain damage and severe injuries in children" (Chambers, 2018)