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Meet the Fire Claims Team

Andy, Jill and Tom, Fire team photo
From l to r: Andrew Vaughan-Davies, Jill Paterson Thomas Jervis 

Jill Paterson: Partner Jill Paterson leads the fire team.  Her experience in dealing with both civil claims and inquests is unique.  She is widely regarded as one of the best product liability lawyers who represents victims of house fires believed to be caused by white goods. She  manages clients cases with skill, outstanding judgement together with compassion, care and awareness of the client’s predicament.

Thomas Jervis: Tom is a partner in the fire team who is highly experienced in the investigation and law relating to defective products.  He is extremely  knowledgeable, meticulous and highly empathetic with clients.  He is highly experienced in managing cases that achieve justice for the victims of fires and unsafe products.  

Andrew Vaughan-Davies: Andy is a paralegal in the fire team. He joined Leigh Day after a career of 30 years with the London Fire Brigade, 20 of which he spent as a specialist fire investigator.  As a result of his experience he developed an expertise in the investigation of fires caused by white goods.  He brings these skills and experiences to each client’s case and leaves no stone unturned in his investigations.

Ready to talk? Contact our team of expert appliance fire claims lawyers to discuss your claim. Call 020 7650 1309 or

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