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Victoria Watson

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Victoria is a Partner in Burnetts' Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team.

"very impressive", "she is determined and will make certain that her clients get the best possible deal." - Chambers & Partners 2017

Victoria qualified in 1997, having obtained her law degree and completed her Law Society Finals at Northumbria University. She joined Burnetts’ Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team in March 2004 and in 2008 she became a Partner.

Victoria works exclusively in medical negligence, representing those with complaints or claims against medical practitioners.

She has a particular specialism in cases arising from gynaecological treatment and has also acted for families who have suffered through the late diagnosis of cancers as well as cases where serious fractures have been missed. She has also experience of bringing complex medical negligence cases to trial and has advised clients in connection with the inquest process. 

Carlisle-born Victoria is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is accredited for her expertise in clinical negligence by AvMA,  the UK charity for patient safety and justice