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Lucy Small

Partner - Clinical/Medical Negligence Team


Lucy's Teams

Clinical Negligence


Profile/Experience

Lucy joined Lanyon Bowdler's clinical negligence department in October 2010 and is based at the Offa Street office in Hereford. She became a partner of the firm in 2013.

Lucy has over 22 years experience in both clinical negligence and personal injury litigation acting solely for the victim.  She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers where she is recognised as a senior litigator. She is a member of the AvMA (Action Against Medical Accidents) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

Lucy has acted for clients who have suffered head injuries and has a wide range of experience of medical negligence work including orthopaedic, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, cosmetic surgery and GP care and has significant experience in complex fatal clinical negligence claims.

Lucy is able to see clients out of the Ludlow or Hereford offices.

Legal 500 & Chambers UK Recommendations

Lucy is recognised and ranked as a top-level Band 1, for Hereford, Worcester and surrounds in the 2019 edition of Chambers UK which states; "Lucy Small offers skilled advice on a broad remit of clinical negligence instructions, with particular experience in matters concerning negligent surgery, delayed diagnosis and brain injury. She demonstrates further proficiency in birth injuries and fatal claims. Sources note that she "always gets good results with maximum value for her clients."

The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 recommends Lucy.

Client Testimonials

I had requested information and advice from various other solicitors prior to calling Lanyon Bowdler and found that she was the only one to take the time and explain how the Help to Buy ISA worked.

- Mr M Shaw & Miss G Frankfort, Market Drayton

Very easy to contact and talk to.

- Mr N Chamberlain & Mrs Z Chamberlain, Oswestry

I found them straightforward and polite, and a nice receptionist, that helped put me at ease.

- Mr R Francis, Ludlow

We would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the kindness, understanding and professionalism you have given during this very difficult time. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Lanyon Bowdler.

- Ms H Gardiner, Herefordshire

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

Client Quotes

She was supportive and very helpful - will be recommending to others who need a similar service.

- Mrs E Sumner, Telford

Knowledge of all issues regarding house purchase. Used you before four years ago and you're still performing to a high standard.

- Mrs J Ward & Dr J Jenkins, Shrewsbury

Excellent, friendly, positive and extremely helpful. Nothing too much trouble - a job well done.

- Mrs P Moore, Mrs S Price

Ed clearly pays attention to detail and most importantly was diligent in ensuring my interests were best catered for. 

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

Latest Case Study

01 Aug 2018

Delay in Detection of Cervical Cancer

We settled a case arising out of the delay in diagnosis of cervical cancer in a young woman.

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