Lyndsey is a Senior Associate, solicitor and Head of our Disease Litigation team. The team deals with a wide range of industrial disease matters including:
- Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) and Vibration White Finger (VWF)
- Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)
- Respiratory disease (including asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis and lung cancer)
- Asbestos related disease
- Skin complaints including industrial dermatitis
- Applications for Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit.
The Disease Litigation team has traditionally acted on behalf of two Union clients and is expanding quickly. Lyndsey has spent the last year growing our department’s client base and regularly receives instructions privately, from NHS institutions and from other firms. Lyndsey has worked within the field of industrial disease for thirteen years and is looking forward to representing our clients within this complex field of litigation.
Lyndsey is a Senior Associate solicitor who joined Watkins and Gunn in March 2020 as Head of Disease Litigation. She qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and, prior to joining Watkins & Gunn, spent 14 years working for Wales’ largest independent law firm. She has experience working on a wide range of industrial disease cases and has been involved in high profile group actions and individual matters . Lyndsey’s work has enabled her to work on an international basis. Even though she has now set her roots firmly in our Cardiff and Newport offices she continues to provide Expert Reports for court cases in America.
In addition to representing claimants who suffer from industrial disease Lyndsey is also the lead solicitor representing Skewen families who were flooded on 21 January 2021 in a claim against the Coal Authority.
Outside of Work
Lyndsey is kept busy by her young son, husband and their two dogs. When she has some free time Lyndsey enjoys horse riding and can be found cantering across the beaches in Ogmore!