Expertise

Gabrielle has significant experience of acting in High Court litigation for clients with catastrophic injuries arising out of medical treatment. She has been recognised in Chambers for demonstrating particular expertise in spinal injury cases. She has specialised in clinical negligence litigation since qualifying in 2004.

 

Experience

Gabrielle has acted in cases involving delayed diagnosis of spinal cord compression causing tetraplegia; missed diagnosis of spinal infection leading to paraplegia; mismanagement during surgical procedures; late diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome and failure to obtain proper consent. A number of her cases have involved multiple defendants.

Recognition

The Legal 500 ranked Gabrielle as a ‘Rising Star’ since 2020. The 2022 edition said this: “Gabrielle is outstanding – she has a vast knowledge of spinal injuries, so is very good at explaining what the different terminologies mean both in law and what applies to your specific spinal injury”.

Previous editions of the guide have said she has “extraordinary attention to detail and dedication to her cases, with excellent judgment. She leaves leaves no stone unturned for her clients: she is a future star.”

In Chambers Gabrielle has been included as an ‘Associate to Watch’ for the past 10 years, She is described as follows:

“Gabrielle Ross assists with cases involving delayed diagnosis of cancer, brain injuries and serious spinal injuries related to surgical negligence. Sources say she is ‘incredibly thorough and knows her clients incredibly well’.”

 

Career

Gabrielle joined Stewarts in 2010 from Irwin Mitchell. She became an associate at Stewarts in 2012 and a senior associate in 2015.

Accreditations and Memberships

Gabrielle has achieved Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation and she is Accredited as a Litigator by APIL. She is a member of the Leeds and District Medico-Legal Society.

Personal

Gabrielle enjoys theatre and music and has directed and stage managed local theatre productions. She is also a former Trustee of Leeds Mencap (2009-2014).