Lucy Small > Lanyon Bowdler > Hereford, England > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler
Bath Street Offices
Bath Street

Work Department

Clinical negligence.


Lucy has over 20 years experience in both clinical negligence and personal injury litigation acting solely for the victim. Lucy has a wide range of experience of medical negligence work including ophthalmic, orthopaedic, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, cosmetic surgery and GP care and has significant experience in complex fatal clinical negligence claims.


Lucy qualified in 1995 and practised in Farnham, Surrey before moving to Harrison Clark in Worcester in 1999. In 2010 she moved to Lanyon Bowdler to concentrate solely on Claimant clinical negligence where her passion lay. Lucy joined the partnership in 2013 and has gone on to develop the firm’s flourishing clinical negligence practice in Herefordshire and South Shropshire.


Lucy is a member of the AvMA (Action Against Medical Accidents) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel. She is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers where she is recognised as a senior litigator.


Tenbury Wells High School; Ludlow Sixth Form College; University of Central England LLB (Hons); Guildford College of Law (Law Society Finals).


Enjoying activities with family.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

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Lucy Small  – Lanyon Bowdler

Beth Heath, who is based in Shrewsbury, heads the clinical negligence department at Lanyon Bowdler, following the retirement of Kay Kelly. Hereford-based Lucy Small  is a key member of the team who has considerable experience in complex clinical negligence cases including birth/brain injury and catastrophic spinal injury claims. The highly experienced team has substantial expertise in a variety of catastrophic injury cases, also including amputations and fatal claims, and continues its key engagement in a large number of birth injury cases involving the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS trusts. Emma Broomfield possesses wide ranging experience of advising claimants with cerebral palsy, catastrophic brain injury and other injuries such as amputations and paraplegia. The personal injury practice is headed by Dawn Humphries . It has a wealth of experience in handling a wide range of claims including accidents abroad, asbestos, industrial disease and military claims as well as amputations, brain injuries and spinal injuries. Neil Lorimer  also plays a pivotal role in the department along with Debbie Humphries .