Solicitor, Clinical Negligence & Personal injury

Imogen Tantam

Imogen spent 9 months in the Clinical Negligence department during her training contract and qualified into the department in September 2020. She continues to build her knowledge in the area by assisting partners with their cases whilst developing her own caseload.

Imogen Tantam

Specialisms & expertise

  • Imogen’s experience has involved a wide variety of claims and examples of her own caseload include:
  • Extravasation injuries
  • Delayed diagnosis of retinal detachment
  • Delayed diagnosis of a knee fracture
  • Failure to diagnose an ectopic pregnancy
  • A never event involving a retained swab following an episiotomy
  • Delay in diagnosis of a post-operative infection
  • Negligent surgery resulting in an intra-operative fracture
  • Negligent root canal treatment
  • Delay in treating Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Failure to treat pressure damage.

Achievements & other appointments

Imogen is a member of the Kent Junior Lawyers Division and APIL.


Imogen read law at the University of Southampton where she obtained an honours degree and went onto complete her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London Bloomsbury. She joined Thomson Snell & Passmore as a trainee in 2018 and qualified as a Solicitor into the Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury team in September 2020.