Philip Lumb


Philip is a Partner in the litigation team, dealing with all areas of litigation and disputes, but specialising in clinical negligence, contentious probate, personal injury, and professional negligence claims.

Philip qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and has many years' experience of handling high value and complex disputes and litigation, and of supervising other lawyers in the team.

Philip will take the time to understand clients' needs and will do his utmost to achieve the outcome they require. Philip has considerable experience of taking or defending claims to trial, and of negotiating settlements at early stages of disputes, particularly at mediation. He will always be open and honest about the merits and risks associated with any dispute, and will provide pragmatic and commercially-minded advice.

His recent caseload includes clinical negligence claims against NHS Trusts following failures to diagnose, investigate and treat serious medical conditions resulting in the death of patients, complex personal injury claims involving life-changing injuries, acting on behalf of executors to defend claims challenging the validity of wills, acting for disappointed beneficiaries in claims against estates, claims against financial advisers and insurance brokers and disputes between former partners of businesses following retirement.

Philip has a keen interest in reading fiction and sport, and coaches children at North Walsham Rugby Club in his spare time. We are proud to sponsor both North Walsham Rugby Club and the team Philip helps to coach.

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  • "Very friendly staff, my solicitor was always there when needed and always kept me up to date with every step of the way with my Inheritance Act Claim."

    December 2016
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    June 2016