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

Thompson Smith and Puxon
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Work Department

Personal Injury Claimant. Clinical Negligence Claimant


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. 


Colchester Royal Grammar School

Leeds Univeristy 1984-1987, LLB

Nottingham Trent University, Law Society Finals, 1987-1988


In his spare time Steve enjoys playing golf, running and cycling and has a keen interest in cricket. He played regularly for the West Bergholt Cricket Club for a number of years, but nowadays (according to Steve) is better suited to watching rather than playing!

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

Thompson Smith and Puxon‘s clinical negligence department is ‘a dedicated and courteous team’ which handles a wide range of matters and is known for securing significant settlements and compensation for clients. ‘Superb’ practice head Steve Webb handles high-value brain injury cases and is also experienced in personal injury matters. ‘TenaciousStacey Anderson is another core member of the team and is highlighted for her ‘very good feel for settlement offers and parameters‘.

South East > Insurance > Personal injury: claimant

The ‘great‘ personal injury department at Thompson Smith and Puxon handles an array of matters including accidents at work, road traffic accidents, and trips and slips. Led by Steve Webb, the team also has experience in medical negligence and covers hospital and dental mistakes and psychiatric shock.