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Hugh James welcomes Siobhan Thomas as Partner in Southampton's serious injury team

Hugh James welcomes Siobhan Thomas as Partner in Southampton's serious injury team


Siobhan Thomas, an experienced legal professional, joins Hugh James to bolster the Serious Injury Team

Hugh James, a prominent top 100 full-service law firm, proudly announces the appointment of Siobhan Thomas as a Partner in their Serious Injury Team, based in the Southampton office.

With an extensive career spanning over 30 years in personal injury law, Siobhan brings invaluable expertise to her new role. Her focus over the past decade has been on advocating for clients who have endured catastrophic or life-altering injuries. Siobhan possesses specialized litigation skills, particularly in cases presented in the High Court, involving adult and child brain injury trauma, along with intricate liability issues.

Cari Sowden-Taylor, Joint Head of the Serious Injury team, expressed enthusiasm about Siobhan's addition. She highlighted Siobhan's significant role in providing specialized legal advice to individuals and families affected by life-changing injuries in the South of England. Siobhan's expertise extends to a range of injuries such as brain injury, limb loss, burns, and polytrauma resulting from various incidents like road traffic collisions, workplace accidents, and assaults.

Sowden-Taylor praised Siobhan's exceptional client care and her adeptness in handling complex litigations. She also noted that Siobhan's arrival, along with the soon-to-join supporting team, will enable Hugh James to extend its support to communities impacted by major trauma, reinforcing the firm's commitment to assisting those affected.

Commenting on her new role, Siobhan expressed her delight in joining Hugh James and contributing to the growing team in Southampton. Despite leaving her previous firm after nearly 32 years, Siobhan saw the opportunity at Hugh James as an excellent career move. She expressed eagerness to contribute to the expansion of the Serious Injury team across the South of England.

Siobhan commended her new colleagues, acknowledging their warm welcome, and shared her anticipation for a promising future in her role.

Siobhan Thomas's appointment represents a significant step for Hugh James in fortifying its capabilities in supporting individuals and families affected by severe injuries in the region, showcasing the firm's commitment to providing expert legal assistance and care to those in need.