Mr Steve Webb > Thompson Smith and Puxon > Colchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Thompson Smith and Puxon

Work Department

Personal Injury Claimant. Clinical Negligence Claimant


Director, Solicitor


Steven is the director of Steven J Webb Limited, a partner in the firm. He leads TSP’s Litigation department, a team of some 20 people, dealing with Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution and Employment Law,  and heads up both the Personal Injury and Clinical negligence teams. Following qualification, Steve worked predominantly on cases involving Personal Injury, and is an accredited Member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Panel and also an accredited Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), but now also deals with cases covering all aspects of both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. In particular, he has worked on a number of high value cases involving brain injury and his case load includes several complicated clinical negligence matters.

Steve qualified as a solicitor in 1990. He is local to the Colchester area and attended the Colchester Royal Grammar School before going on to gain his Law degree at Leeds University. He studied for his professional exams at Nottingham Trent University and joined TSP as an articled clerk in 1988. He became a partner in the firm in 2001, and in 2006, when the structure of Thompson Smith and Puxon changed, he became a director of Steven J. Webb Ltd, a corporate partner in TSP.  Steve was the firm’s Managing Partner from Jan 2016- Dec 2018.


Steve is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury panel and an accredited Personal Injury specialist. He is accredited as an APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) Senior Litigator. All of the Personal Injury Lawyers in Steve’s team are APIL members.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Thompson Smith and Puxon has been praised in this area for its ‘excellent local knowledge and a passion for securing the best result for their clients’. Litigation department head Steve Webb  heads the clinical negligence team and handles critical seriousness brain injury cases. Spinal injury, brain injury and wrongful birth claims are key areas that Hasina Choudhury excels in – she is commended for being ‘thorough and compassionate’ and for having an ‘extremely good grasp of the key issues for claimants in clinical negligence cases’. Stacey Anderson ‘s diverse caseload includes gynaecological and obstetric cases involving injuries to both mother and baby during labour and birth.

South East > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

The long-established practice group Thompson Smith and Puxon handles high-value road traffic accident claims on the personal injury side, and receives praise for its ‘excellent local knowledge and a passion for securing the best result for their clients’. Litigation head and personal injury team leader Steve Webb  is an APIL accredited senior litigator. Sam Welham  is an expert on issues surrounding work-related stress leading to psychiatric injury.