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Alla Murphy


Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

Alla is a partner in our Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury team. She has extensive experience of acting for people who have suffered catastrophic injuries, and also for those who have had more minor injuries, but with nevertheless devastating consequences to their lives and livelihoods. She has particular expertise in claims arising from accidents at work, notably on construction sites.

Alla has an exceptional record for maximizing the compensation paid to her clients; not just immediate settlements, but robust allocations for long-term aftercare and proper financial planning for possible future complications.

Alla has also worked on quantifying claims for those injured in the criminal justice system.

Chambers and Partners 2023
  • Alla is ranked Band 4 in Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant
  • Alla Murphy is recommended for her handling of catastrophic neurological and orthopaedic injury cases on behalf of individuals as well as groups in multiparty litigation
  • “Alla Murphy has been very helpful and supportive. I have also been impressed by her client-focused approach”
  • Feedback says that “she is great with clients and understands complex litigation”
  • Alla is recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Personal Injury: Claimant. She is described as “approachable, thorough and helpful, with excellent attention to detail”
  • “Alla Murphy is a natural leader – she is organised and efficient”
  • Feedback states she is “a formidable figure”
Chambers and Partners 2022
  • Alla is ranked Band 4 in Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant. Feedback describes her as “very experienced, sensible and pragmatic”
  • She “absolutely has the best interest of her clients at the centre of all her work”
  • Alla is recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Personal Injury: claimant. Feedback comments that Alla “has been exceptional in balancing legal prerogatives against client empathy and support. Instructions are clear cut in cases where legal precedent is evolving and is informed by, but not dictated by, medical diagnosis”
Chambers and Partners 2021
  • Alla Murphy is ranked in Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant (Band 4).  Her communication and rapport with clients is first-class
  • Alla Murphy is noted as ‘Next Generation Partner’ and described as “…stands out as working to do the right thing for the client rather than just seeking a financial outcome”
Chambers and Partners 2019
  • Alla Murphy is ranked in Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant (Band 3). “She’s terrific – she is well organised and lavishes a level of care on her clients that is second to none”
  • Alla is also a ‘Recognised Practioner’ in Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
Professional memberships
  • Alla is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers