Cordelia Rushby > Keystone Law > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Keystone Law

Work Department

Insurance and reinsurance litigation.


As a specialist in personal injury litigation with over 20 years’ experience, Cordelia represents insurers and their insureds in a broad range of public and commercial sectors. Cordelia also advises on risk management and safety issues drawing upon her detailed knowledge of the claims process and her experience of accident investigations and analysis. She works with clients who wish to undertake proactive audits, review systems and introduce changes following liability exposure. She is often called upon to deliver safety training across entire businesses from the boardroom down to the shop floor. Cordelia’s areas of expertise are employer, public and occupier liability, transport and aviation claims, commissioning and analysis of medical evidence, claims and risk management and health and safety consultancy. Cordelia’s key achievements include: (i) advising port authorities, harbours and marinas on occupier liability including maintenance regimes for estates and safety issues connected with land bordering water; (ii) advising local authorities on liability issues including; property damage, highways, injury, occupational disease, abuse, bullying and education claims; (iii) advising retail and manufacturing clients on employer and occupier liability claims, including upper limb disorders, occupational disease, stress and bullying; (iv) advising clients in the utility sector on liability giving rise to personal injury and property damage; (v) advice on risk management initiatives and development of highway strategy and claims management; (vi) forensic analysis and interpretation of medical evidence for HR managers in connection with tribunals and litigation; (vii) complex catastrophic injury claims.


Trained Eversheds, qualified 1991. Prettys, 1995-2007; Kennedys, 2007-12; Keystone Law, 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Personal injury: defendant

Cordelia Rushby and Steven Conway are key individuals in the Keystone Law personal injury defendant team. The group’s caseload often involves defending employers against workplace claims and defending local authorities against public liability claims. In addition, the team deals with matters involving such complex factors as retrospective abuse, and Animals Act claims.