Liz DuxPractice Group Leader, Head of Personal Injury East
Liz Dux is heading up a team of lawyers dealing with abuse cases arising from the recent news coverage around Jimmy Savile. Recently she has been in the media discussing the legal issues relating to the Jimmy Savile scandal including issues of compensation. If you have been affected and want to speak to someone please call us on 0800 916 9046 or email Liz.
To view Liz's advice and coverage of the abuse claims in the press please view our latest news. The Legal 500 2013 edition states that "Liz Dux has a ‘high profile’, recently handling a number of the Jimmy Savile sexual abuses cases and playing an active role in publicly presenting the legal issues".
Liz works entirely for Claimants. She specialises in the area of road traffic accidents for cyclists, motorists and pedestrians. Her past success in road traffic accidents includes acting for Paula Craig, a police officer who was paralysed in a cycling accident, where she recovered £1m in damages within 12 months of the date of the accident.
Alongside this Liz has a particular expertise and interest in claims of maximum severity particularly spinal injuries and amputees. She has handled numerous complex cases of maximum severity including one of the largest known settlements for single limbed amputee where damages were recovered in the sum of £2.75m.
Liz Dux is a Practice Group Leader in the Personal Injury department and is the PI Client Partner for the Police Federation, the firm’s largest Institutional client. She is a regular contributor of articles for Police Federation publications such as Metline and is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers as well as the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel.
In conjunction to this, Liz is a patron of local Victim Support schemes. She regularly gives pro bono advice and is a regular lecturer to the national charity, Victim Support, on obtaining compensation for victims of crimes of violence. She also regularly advises the Crossroads Women's Centre and Women Against Rape in their work in obtaining compensation for victims of sex abuse, assault and rape. Liz is highly regarded by her clients, and is regularly thanked for the hard work she puts into each case. One client recently commented on Liz's fantastic "patience and understanding." She has also been complemented for the "personal attention" she puts into cases. She has considerable experience in advising victims of crimes of violence and is recognised as being ‘efficient, organised and methodical’ by the Legal 500.
In Chambers & Partners 2014 Liz is ranked in Band 2 for Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant "Head of department Liz Dux receives widespread acclaim for her handling of claims relating to abuse, in which she is regarded as a leader. She is also highly experienced in serious and catastrophic brain and spinal injury claims".
Chambers & Partners 2013 legal directory states that Key Individual and "A favourite with counsel, Liz Dux has developed a strong reputation for her brain, spinal injury and amputation casework. She has a close relationship with the Police Federation and has a niche practice representing child and adult victims of sexual abuse"
Liz is highly thought of by her clients. Please see below a selection of client comments:
- Thank you very much for your patience and understanding through the course of my case
- I would like to thank you for all the help that you gave me. I have been very pleased and impressed with the service
Liz was recently featured (25.04.2011) in The Lawyer magazine as their featured lawyer for The Lawyer Work Life Quiz. Liz's case Hickman vs London Central Bus Co Ltd  EWHC 1703 (QB) concerning a Road Traffic Accident involving a Bus and a pedestrian, featured on Personal Injury Compensation online.
Cyclists life turned upside down after deliberate and serious assault - Liz worked on this case which involved a man who suffered serious head injuries and a fractured hip after he was deliberately pushed off his bike.
Liz acted for Mr Hickman who was injured in an accident with a bus in London and suffered a head injury. Hickman v London Central Bus Company Limited
Family of local hit and run victim "devastated" as sentence announced - Liz represented the family of a man who was killed following being hit by a car whilst he was riding his bicycle. Read the case here.
GBP 30,000 Compensation for Former Pupil of St Paul's Cathedral Choir School - Liz represented a man who was sexually assaulted whilst a pupil at the school. For more information please read our press release.
Recent Testimonials for Liz Dux
“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
“The communication has been excellent. Liz is professional, helpful, transparent and a pleasure to speak to.”