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Liz DuxNational Head of Personal Injury South East and Central

Experience Profile

Liz is head of the personal injury department for central and south-east England and also runs the abuse department in London.

A highly-regarded and experienced professional, she specialises in physical and sexual abuse claims.

She has practiced in this area of law for many years and as such is the lead lawyer in the Jimmy Savile litigation representing over 178 victims in claims against the BBC, the NHS, Barnados, Mind, and the Savile Estate.

She is also representing all of victims in relation to claims against Rolf Harris.

During her career she has handled numerous claims brought by victims of school abuse such as those at Ashdown House, St Paul’s, Tiffin, Chetham's Music School, Durham Choristers, St Paul’s Cathedral Choir School and other independent and state primary and secondary schools.

Other high profile abuse cases she has worked on involve claims against The Church of England, the Scout Association, St John’s Ambulance Service and Barnados. She is a lead campaigner for reforming the law to introduce mandatory reporting of child abuse for regulated activities and is regularly interviewed in the national media as an expert in her field.

She has appeared on the BBC news, Newsnight and The Today programme among others.

Expertise

  • Child abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Group action

Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Chambers and Partners
  • Legal 500: “a standout litigator”.
  • The Lawyer Hot 100 2015

Career history

  • Since 2012 Slater and Gordon
  • 1988 – 2012 Russell Jones and Walker

Professional memberships

  • Patron of Victim Support
  • Pro bono advisor for Women Against Rape

Recent Testimonials for Liz Dux

“I have experienced Liz and her team to be highly professional and incredibly caring in their work with me on the Savile case. They fight for me. On and on.The guys at Slater and Gordon work with good practice, excellent communication but far more importantly they work with good heart, with love, love for justice, love for humanity.”

Coles, London

“I just wanted to write you a note to say a very large thank you for all your help and assistance on my claim. Your logical and methodical approach to ensure each aspect of my claim was correctly examined or re-examined proved invaluable. Your understanding of the untraced driver agreement as well as the nature of MIB claims coupled with a network of leading experts in numerous fields’ ensured success and instilled confidence that I was in the best hands.  Please pass my feedback onto management, I would be happy to sing your praises to anyone in my situation and would not hesitate to recommend you and your company.”

“I would like to thank you for the help and support that you have shown with regard to my recent case. It has been very hard for me to deal with and you have been superb.  ”

Mr Mantoura, London

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