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          Stephanie Hughes


          Stephanie specialises in defending road traffic accident, employer's liability and public liability claims, providing advice to insurers in relation to personal injury claims.

          Stephanie is an Associate in the CAT PI team based at DWF's Bristol office. She started her career in insurance in 2002 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2007 into the Motor team at DAC Beachcroft before transferring to the Large Loss team. She joined DWF in 2016 and runs her own case load, carrying out pre-litigation liability investigations as well as dealing with all aspects of the claims following issue of proceedings. In addition, she assists a Partner with complex higher value claims involving brain injuries and spinal injuries.

          She has experience of dealing with liability and quantum, including chronic pain claims and cases with significant causation issues in which she has successfully recovered costs. She enjoys providing training on a variety of topics, most recently Brain Injury Training and Subtle Brain Injuries, Care and Case Management.