What they say
"Her legal knowledge is encyclopaedic. She takes a pragmatic approach to matters and makes you feel supported."
Chambers and Partners UK 2021
Tessa leads DMH Stallard’s personal injury
team. Her team handles the full range of personal injury claims, mainly focusing on claimant work. Her practice is primarily focussed on sensitive cases dealing with clients who may need a considerable amount of support and care through the process. The injuries they have suffered have had a catastrophic effect on their day to day life and future, and Tessa ensures that her clients receive as much support and guidance as needed.
Tessa has considerable experience in dealing with employer’s liability, occupier's liability, public liability, road traffic, criminal injury and product liability matters. She has a particular specialism in clinical and dental negligence and cosmetic surgery claims.
Tessa is committed to the care of her clients, ensuring that they receive the specialist and exceptional legal advice expected. She ensures that her approach is innovative and caters for each and every individual and their circumstances, understanding the immediate and future needs of the client and empathising with the client and the impact incidents may have on them and their families.
Recent work example
- Tessa is currently assisting a client in relation to a devastating injury following an accident at work. The client required several surgeries and rehabilitation.
Tessa's memberships and associations
- Member of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
Tessa is recognised by the legal directories Chambers and Partner and Legal 500 for her work in respect of both personal injury and clinical negligence claims. Legal 500 2020 described her as "… a dynamo of a solicitor, easy to work with, great with clients and a tough negotiator. She is a solicitor who gets results."