Ms Rebecca Thomas > Duncan Lewis Solicitors > Harrow, England > Lawyer Profile

Duncan Lewis Solicitors
Suite 3d
79 College Road
Harrow
HA1 1BD
England

Work Department

Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury

Position

Rebecca is a director of clinical negligence and personal injury at Duncan Lewis Solicitors, she has over 20 years’ experience acting in this area of law. She is responsible for risk assessing all of the clinical negligence and personal injury claims handled by the firm.

Rebecca specialises in dealing with severe and complex clinical negligence and personal injury cases including, but not limited to; claims involving birth injuries, brain injuries, surgical injuries and orthopaedic injuries resulting from delay, misdiagnosis or negligent spinal or gastrointestinal surgery. She also has extensive experience in representing clients in ophthalmic cases including retinal detachment and laser surgery claims.

Rebecca also has extensive experience as a licensing specialist. She has represented a variety of clients including restaurateurs, club owners, publicans and festival organisers. Rebecca applied for and obtained one of the first 24 hour licences for premises inside the O2 Arena as well as a new Premises Licence for a festival on the Isle of Wight.

Career

Rebecca joined Duncan Lewis in May 2016 as a partner-level director in clinical negligence. Prior to joining Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Rebecca was head of clinical negligence, personal injury and licensing at a leading legal 500 firm in the West End.

Memberships

Rebecca is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Education

Rebecca took her postgraduate solicitors final examination at the College of Law and obtained her LLB (Hons) from the University of Westminster.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

The ‘excellent’ clinical negligence and personal injury practice at Duncan Lewis Solicitors is led by Rebecca Thomas and is experienced in handling a spectrum of matters including brain, spinal, and neurological injuries. Amy Bennett has vast expertise in stillbirth and neonatal death claims as well as childbirth injury and gynaecological related claims. On the personal injury side, the group handles road traffic accidents and asbestos-related illnesses. Ifrah Ahmed is another key team member, specialising in clinical negligence matters.

London > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

The personal injury team at Duncan Lewis Solicitors acts on behalf of victims of fatal accidents, as well as representing those who have suffered injuries that have had a detrimental effect on their lifestyle and ability to work. The practice is jointly headed by Rebecca Thomas and Julie Leslie, both of whom have experience handling road traffic accidents, occupiers’ liability claims, and asbestos illnesses.