Debbie Humphries > Lanyon Bowdler > Shrewsbury, England > Lawyer Profile

Lanyon Bowdler


A partner at the firm, Debbie has experience in all types of personal injury claims. She represents clients who have sustained life changing injuries in a wide variety of circumstances including road traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents where they are visitors. She has also represented a number of families where accidents have tragically resulted in the loss of a child or partner as a result of someone else’s negligence. Debbie has also assisted Claimants whose complex medical backgrounds prior to their accident has required understanding and sensitivity to ensure a successful conclusion. Debbie’s role is to secure compensation and support that will provide clients with whatever they need for the rest of their lives. Debbie is focused on engaging high quality rehabilitation to ensure clients achieve the best recovery with the right professionals. She has established care packages with case management input, occupational therapy, speech therapy and psychology input securing substantial interim payments to fund these when needed and ensuring that her clients have the opportunity to achieve their best outcome and get to live their best lives. Debbie is recognised as a Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


Debbie joined the practice as a Trainee Solicitor in 1998 and was invited on qualification to join the team and has now developed over 20 years of experience in personal injury at Lanyon Bowdler. Debbie heads both the Telford and Hereford regional personal injury team’s and became a partner in January 2019.


Debbie obtained her Law Degree at the University of Derby before completing the Legal Practice course at Wolverhampton University.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Next Generation Partners)

Debbie HumphriesLanyon Bowdler

Lanyon Bowdler has two distinct and outstanding departments that deal with personal injury and clinical negligence claims. These teams work from seven offices throughout Shropshire, Herefordshire and North Wales. The clinical negligence department is led by Kay Kelly. The group has extensive experience across a wide range of medical negligence claims including birth, brain and spinal injuries, fatalities, amputations and delay in diagnosis. Other strengths lie in advising on negligent surgery, ophthalmic and vascular conditions. Lucy Small has considerable experience in dealing with a range of complex clinical negligence claims. Its highly skilled and specialist personal injury team handles a broad range of claims from accidents abroad, accidents at work to asbestos and industrial disease claims and military actions. With ‘ the ‘very responsive and excellent‘  Neil Lorimer at the helm other areas of expertise include fatal accidents, RTAs and amputations as well as brain and spinal injuries. Debbie Humphries and Dawn Humphries are also recommended. The department is praised for its holistic approach to claims and for its strong track record of achieving excellent results in tough and complex cases.