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.
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.
The Legal 500 ranked Gabrielle as a ‘Rising Star’: “Gabrielle Ross is particularly outstanding. She is a dedicated individual with exceptional talent. She is organised, perceptive and explores avenues within claims which others would likely bypass. She leaves no stone unturned and is a credit to her firm and profession”.
Previous editions of the guide have said she has “extraordinary attention to detail and dedication to her cases, with excellent judgment. She leaves no stone unturned for her clients: she is a future star.”
In Chambers Gabrielle is included as a ‘Star Associate’, having previously been recognised as an ‘Associate to Watch’.
Chambers’ sources say she is “an incredibly sure pair of hands with a good strategic and tactical sense of what to do with cases… Gabrielle is very approachable, highly competent, and is totally dedicated to her work… She is very organised, excellent to work with, very responsive and always well prepared.”
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.
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).
"Gabrielle Ross garners particular praise for her “incredible attention to detail,” and commentators note that “she works incredibly hard for her clients"Chambers 2018
"Described as ‘very able and intelligent’ senior associate who is singled out for her ‘first-rate client care’"The Legal 500 - 2018
"Interviewers admire her “really wide knowledge in the area"Chambers 2019