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Lucy Crawford


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Lucy joined the firm in 2009 and after completing her training contract became a member of our Medical Negligence claims team in September 2012. Lucy manages a varied caseload and particularly specialises in representing families following the death of a loved one in civil claims for compensation.

About Lucy

Lucy undertakes a wide range of cases and has a particular interest in:

Lucy also assists other members of the team on complex cases involving injuries of maximum severity, such as birth injury and cerebral palsy claims and fatal accident claims.

Lucy is Secretary for the Oxford Medico-Legal Society which promotes discussion between medics and lawyers in the Oxfordshire area.

She is also one of the duty solicitors for the Oxford Citizens Advice Bureau which seeks to provide free legal advice to people most in need.


  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Berks, Bucks & Oxfordshire Incorporated Law Society (BB&O)
  • Oxford Medico-Legal Society (OMLS)

From the moment I joined the Clinical Negligence team I knew this was ‘it’. Throughout my training contract I have been fortunate to get exposed to a wide variety of teams and disciplines. Like many other trainees, I found this challenging at times; however as soon as I joined the Clinical Negligence team I developed a real interest. With the rate technology and medicine advancing, working in the field of clinical negligence presents a real challenge which means no two days are ever the same.

I have always enjoyed getting to know clients and helping them through difficult times in their lives, be it through a divorce or after a sustaining an injury. I find it hugely rewarding to be involved in having such a profound impact on people’s lives and being able to guide them through to a positive outcome.

Lucy Crawford

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Lucy Crawford explains how a bereavement support charity local to her has been continuing to help people during the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.

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24 March 2021

For World TB Day, Faye Marks explains how Tuberculosis is still a risk for people – even in the UK – and what people might need to look out for.

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Health worker safety: a priority for patient safety

17 September 2020

Lucy Crawford and Faye Marks from our Medical Negligence team explain why the theme of World Patient Safety Day 2020 is so important in the UK.

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East Kent hospital maternity unit still ‘requires improvement’ – what the latest reports say

10 June 2020

Lucy Crawford offers an update on the latest findings from a report into East Kent Hospitals Trust’s maternity care.

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Royds Withy King raises over £17,500 for Yellow Submarine

2 June 2017

Lawyers and staff from the Oxford office of UK Top 100 law firm Royds Withy King have raised over £17,500 for their charity of choice, Yellow Submarine, which helps people with learning disabilities and autism.

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£3000 for delayed diagnosis of spinal subluxation by North Bristol NHS Trust Hospital

6 January 2021

£3,000 compensation recovered from North Bristol NHS Trust for pain and suffering caused by a three month delay in correctly diagnosing spinal subluxation.

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Inadequate post-operative care

20 June 2016

Judith Leach obtained £125,000 for the widow of a man who died when hospital staff failed to manage him appropriately following surgery.

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Delay in diagnosing skin cancer

Mr B suffered a delay in diagnosis of skin cancer near his eye. As a result, Mr B sadly died 18 months after his diagnosis. Lucy Crawford acted for his family to recover damages following his death.

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