Ali Cloak


Health & Social Care Sector | Amputation | Birth Injury | Brain Injury | Injury | Inquests and Fatal Claims | Medical negligence

About Ali

Ali is a Partner in our clinical negligence department and leads the firm’s inquest team.

She specialises in advising clients in relation to coroner’s inquests and claims involving catastrophic injury.

She is one of a select few practitioners nationwide to hold APIL’s fatal specialist status, an accreditation reserved for those dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for those pursuing claims when a loved one has died through negligence.

Ali is recommended in the leading directories, Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, in which she is praised for her technical expertise and the tailored support she offers her clients.

She is recognised for her experience in complex and especially sensitive cases and has extensive knowledge of Article 2 inquests, including deaths in prison, or deaths involving mental health treatment.

Her busy and varied clinical negligence practice concentrates on the following areas:

  • Surgical claims
  • Cancer
  • Amputation
  • Brain injury
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Fatal claims
  • Stillbirth and neonatal claims
  • Secondary victim claims
  • Social care



  • APIL (Fatal Specialist and Senior Litigator status)
  • Bristol Medico Legal Society (President)
  • Bristol Law Society
  • Inquest Lawyers Group
  • Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers

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