Lee’s expertise includes working closely with seriously injured people and their families, leading them through the claims process and ensuring they get the best treatment, rehabilitation and care so that they can get their lives back on track as quickly as possible.
Lee joined Clarke Willmott in 2000 after studying at Exeter. He has specialised in injury work throughout his career. Lee is widely recognised for his expertise in handling spinal injury claims. Clients praise “his thoroughness and caring and supportive manner.” – Chambers and Partners 2015
- Settled a case recovering a £1.75m lump sum plus annual payments of £200,000 for life for a client who suffered a severe brain and spinal cord injury.
- Recently recovered a lump sum of £1.4m plus annual payments of up to £100,000 for life for a client who suffered a stroke as a consequence of hospital negligence.
- Pursued a claim for the widow of a member of the services who was fatally injured when knocked from his motorcycle by a car. The driver of the car had denied any responsibility for causing the collision and his insurers refused to settle the claim. Lee obtained the evidence to prove that the driver was blameworthy, where none was thought to exist.
- Has been instructed in relation the road traffic collision on the M5 motorway near Taunton in November 2011 in which over 30 vehicles were involved and seven people tragically lost their lives.