Stephen Webber is a Partner and Head of the Claimant Division at Hugh James. Stephen specialises in high value medical negligence cases including cerebral palsy, spinal injuries, brain injury, psychiatric, obstetric cases and issues relating to human rights. He also specialises in representing clients in public inquiries and has a niche specialism in acting for people affected by food poisoning outbreaks and dealing with inquests.
Stephen has been described as follows in the top legal directories:
Stephen has acted in the following cases:
Sources praise him as “an expert in his field” who “really understands what’s needed to assemble a case on behalf of claimants.” Impressed clients add: “He fully understands his subject matter and has technical knowledge both in terms of legal proceedings but also in medical issues. He also has excellent interpersonal skills with clients and is able to put you at ease at all times.”
Chambers UK 2017
The ‘First-class’ Stephen Webber heads the team and, as Chairman of the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers, has been heavily involved in managing the market’s reaction to the Jackson reforms.
Legal 500, 2016
What do you love most about your job?
Helping to change the lives of severely injured clients and the lives of their families
What do you like to do outside work?
Play and watch football. Spend time with my family.