Stephanie is a Partner in the Hugh James Group Actions team specialising in environmental claims. She leads Hugh James’s specialist team of lawyers and support staff in this area.
Stephanie specialises in group actions on behalf of communities and residents across England and Wales affected by various forms of environmental pollution such as odour, noise and dust emanating from factories, landfill sites and other similar commercial entities. She has successfully concluded a number of environmental group actions in locations within the UK and has secured compensation and an end to the nuisance on behalf of a large number of individuals.
Hugh James is the appointed lead solicitor in respect of two high court group action claims for environmental nuisance which teams Stephanie leads.
In addition to her claimant practice Stephanie also oversees the services carried out by Hugh James’s defendant insurance practice. Stephanie has more than 20 years’ experience in this area, handling claims and litigation on behalf of insurers, corporate and public authority clients in respect of claims for personal injury arising from motor, employer’s liability and public liability claims.
Stephanie has specialist interest in complex litigation not only in environmental matters but also personal injury including industrial disease.
She qualified as a solicitor in 1998 and joined Hugh James in 2011. In 2013 she became a partner in the firm.