Anne Maguire
Anne Maguire, Partner
Department(s) Personal Injury
Direct Tel 01908 689365
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Anne is Head of the Personal Injury Department. Anne is ranked as a leader in her field by Chamber and Partners Legal Directory.

She has more than 30 years’ experience representing clients who have suffered serious brain or life-changing injuries, clinical negligence and fatal accidents.  Anne specialises in catastrophic brain injury cases and acts under Conditional Fee Agreements , known as No Win No fee.

As complex cases take time, Anne aims to obtain early interim payments to provide immediate assistance to fund rehabilitation, home adaptations and relieve financial pressure.

Clients describe her as being extremely professional as well as very sensitive to their needs.

Noteworthy cases:

  • Winning record damages for post-traumatic stress disorder for a ticket collector at the Kings Cross fire.
  • Litigating a case in the High Court for 3.4 million with periodical payments for a young girl who suffered a head injury at an early age.
  • Acting for a mother who was significantly brain damaged in a serious road collision, along with her two sons who suffered life threatening injuries, including physiological injury and moderate brain damage.

Professional Memberships:

  • Member of Law Society Personal Injury Panel
  • Brain Injury Group
  • Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Headway Head Injury Solicitor

Career:
A graduate of Glasgow University, Anne was a Scottish Lawyer for 12 years and qualified and has practised as an English Lawyer since 1991. She joined Geoffrey Leaver as a Partner in May 2006.

Personal: Leisure interests include horse-riding and running.

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Navdip Gill
Navdip Gill, Partner
Department(s) Personal Injury
Direct Tel 01908 689338
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Navdip qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 and spent five years at a London law firm before moving to Milton Keynes and joining Geoffrey Leaver.

He specialises in high value cases over £50,000 including child pedestrian injuries, cyclists and motorists, and has experience of handling complex cases including brain injury.

Navdip has dealt with many accidents at work where settlements exceed £100,000, and has been to the Court of Appeal.

Navdip also organises lectures for claims management companies on regulatory issues and compliance on credit hire agreements. He speaks fluent Punjabi and has a strong following in the Asian community.

Outside of work Navdip enjoys playing golf, running and cycling.  He can often be found cycling in the Chiltern Hills.

What others say about Navdip…
“In the time I have known Navdip he has delivered the highest standards of professionalism.  He is highly organised, responsive and always client focused.  He specialises in personal injury claims particularly those involving pedestrian and cyclist, as well as motor vehicle and accidents at work.  Navdip has an excellent knowledge of his area of expertise whilst always having an exemplary manor.  He is amongst the finest solicitors I have had the pleasure to work with”.
Dimpu Bhagawati FRCS
Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

 

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Ann Summerling, Senior Personal Injury Litigator
Department(s) Personal Injury
Direct Tel 01908 689368
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Ann is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors in May 2006.

She has a great deal of experience in all types of personal injury claims including road traffic accidents, work accidents, slips and trips, and also the more complex cases involving clinical negligence.

Ann is a regular attendee at the Brain Injury Group training seminars and deals with high value complex cases involving head trauma and multiple injuries.

Ann is well versed in the more unusual cases involving chronic pain and somatoform disorders in children and understands that these claims can take many years to be fully evaluated.

She works closely with clients to achieve the best financial outcome to enable them to put their claim behind them and move on with their lives.

Outside of work Ann enjoys gardening, travelling, reading and is a keen supporter of Saints RFC.

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Samuel Seaford, Associate Solicitor
Department(s) Personal Injury
Direct Tel 01908 689349
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Sam joined Geoffrey Leaver in April 2010.  He undertakes all aspects of personal injury work including but not limited to employer’s liability claims, road traffic accidents and occupier’s liability claims.  Sam has extensive experience in claims against insurance companies, large scale employer’s and their representatives, Councils and the Police.  He has developed strong networks in Milton Keynes, Northampton and London area but also represents clients nationwide.

Sam is not afraid to pursue difficult or complex cases and vastly enjoys the challenges of litigation and taking claims to Court.

Sam prides himself on obtaining the best for his clients, not only in terms of the level of their compensation but also in relation to assisting an injured person’s recovery.  Sam is of the view that rehabilitation is a key part to any claim; no one wants to get injured but when they do it is important they receive the best treatment available.

At home Sam enjoys watching and participating in many sports, keeping fit, cooking and travel.  He plays football for teams in both Milton Keynes and Northampton.  Sam is also on the Geoffrey Leaver Social Committee.

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Kerry Gibbs
Kerry Gibbs, Litigation Executive
Department(s) Personal Injury
Direct Tel 01908 689332
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Kerry has worked in the legal industry for over 20 years, in various roles acting on behalf of claimants and defendants.  The majority of her experience has been gained in Personal Injury, where she worked her way up to client account manager for a large corporation before moving and specialising in claimant based work for a number of local law firms.

In 2011, Kerry joined Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors as Personal Injury Litigator helping claimants recover compensation for their injuries.  Kerry specialises in road traffic accident claims and in particular bus and motorbike claims, as a keen motorcyclist herself Kerry has great empathy in dealing with her clients.

Her many interests include motorsports (F1 and Moto GP), she is a big supporter of animal charities including RSPCA, WWF and Cat Protection, and during her busy lifestyle finds time to support local charities such as the MK Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Group.

What others say about Kerry…
“Amazing.  Did what other so called professionals failed to do and within a very short span of time considering how long my case had been going on for.  Total satisfaction with the outcome. Very happy”. Sara J

“Kerry, your work for me was fantastic.  Always kept me well informed, professional throughout and a quick turnaround.  Would recommend you to anyone”. Lester K

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James McGarrity
James McGarrity, Partner
Department(s) Personal Injury, Wills & Probate
Direct Tel 01908 689331
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After qualifying as a solicitor in 1984, Jim became a Partner at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors two years later.

With over 25 years’ experience as a lawyer, he specialises in contentious Wills, Trusts and Probate matters and defending uninsured personal injury claims.

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