David Healy > Lester Aldridge LLP > Bournemouth, England > Lawyer Profile

Lester Aldridge LLP

Work Department

Personal Injury


David Healy is a Partner and head of the Personal Injury & Medical Negligence team.

David undertakes work for those seriously injured and has settled cases totalling well over £100 million. He has acted in a number of high profile cases. Typically these cases involve spinal cord damage, brain injury, amputations and/or serious burns. David has also practised in clinical negligence.

David is very experienced in winning cases where his clients have been injured in road traffic accidents and accidents at work. He has a special interest in acting for members of the Armed Forces and for people with injuries caused by animals.


David has headed up the personal injury and medical negligence teams in various firms, based regionally and in London.



APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers); Law Society Personal Injury Panel Member.


Exeter University; Nottingham University

Lawyer Rankings

South West > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

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David Healy Lester Aldridge LLP

Reputed for its work on brain and spinal injury claims, Lester Aldridge LLP predominantly deals with cases arising out of road traffic accidents. As head of both clinical negligence and personal injury, David Healy is adept at handling cases spanning both practice areas and has a particular specialism in motorcycle accident issues. Associate Fiona Brooke regularly handles orthopaedic injury, fatal accident and dependency claims.

South East > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Lester Aldridge LLP handles birth, brain and spinal injury claims, with a special emphasis on those cases which involve life changing injuries. Southampton-based Liz Oaten leads the clinical negligence team; she specialises in birth injury cases and stroke cases. Divisional head David Healy  is a go-to name for brain and spinal injury claims.