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Leigh Day

Work 020 7650 1200
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Sally Moore

Work 020 7650 1225
Leigh Day

Work Department

Personal injury.


Sally is head of the personal injury department comprising five partners, 13 solicitors and 19 paralegals/support staff. She qualified in 1989, joined Leigh Day in 1991 and was made partner in 1992. She specialises in high value personal injury and fatal accident claims. She has specialism in head/brain and severe injury cases including spinal injury and amputation. Examples of the types of case settled in 2014 by Sally are: £5.4m part lump sum and part annual payments for a brain injured cyclist run over by a HGV lorry. In this case interim payments were secured for intensive rehabilitation to purchase equipment, therapies and to buy and adapt a home for the claimant. A multi-million pound claim plus annual payments for care for life for a man who suffered a severe SCI whilst travelling in the rear of a taxi; a multi-million pound settlement for the widow and children of a cyclist killed on a charity bike ride. In 2013 she recovered in excess of £10 million for injured clients. In 2012 she recovered in excess of £22.5m in damages for injured clients. She is expert at obtaining interim payments to fund rehabilitation and care packages and has secured funds to enable disabled clients to buy and adapt homes.


Qualified 1989; trained in the City, then left to work in Seifert Sedley Williams; Leigh Day 1991 to date; partner 1992. She has taught advanced litigation on the Master’s degree course at Nottingham.


Sally is currently chair of Headway West London, an organisation set up to support brain injury survivors in West London. She is a fellow of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), member of the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), Headway ‚Äď the Brain Injury Association and Child Brain Injury Legal Group. She has taught on the masters degree course at Nottingham University on advanced litigation.


Whitgift Comprehensive School, Grimsby; University College, London (law degree); Law Society finals (special commendation).



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Sally Moore - Leigh Day

Within: Personal injury: claimant

The team at Leigh Day is considered to be 'a class act'; it focuses on severe injuries and asbestos disease work and is made up of specialists including Grant Incles, Sally Moore, who heads the personal injury department, and Andrew Bradley, who specialises in cycling-related injuries. Clients include the members of the British Cycling Federation, Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups Forum and the Spinal Injuries Association. Martyn Day acts for individuals in injury claims which often have a cross-border aspect and associate Bethany Sanders takes on catastrophic injury claims. The 'highly regarded' Laura Murphy focuses on brain injury, amputee and fatal accident claims.

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