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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

She and her team were amazing and without fault during our house purchase. I couldn't imagine us using anyone else in the future. The team will be easy to recommend.

- Mr Roberts, Shrewsbury

'You really cared and wanted the best possible outcome for our son'

- Mr & Mrs Abernethy, Cheshire

Listened well, advised well.

- Gower House Ltd, Newport

He was great, he listened and suggested the best course of action - thank you.

- Mr T Graves, Shrewsbury

All staff were polite, efficient and professional. Advice was clear and informative. I like the fact that everyone explained legalities with clarity.

- Mrs L Draycott, Oswestry

Client Quotes

Superb in dealing with my case and care. I was extremely happy with the service and staff.

- Mr C Verlon, Telford

Very good team across many disciplines.

- Woodland Heritage Ltd, Surrey

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

How easy it was to speak to her and she explained the situation to me in ways that I could understand.

- Mrs S Mizrahi, Hereford

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

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.

The conse...