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Caitlin Wood


Caitlin is an associate in the personal injury department

Travel claims

Caitlin is a chartered legal executive who joined Leigh Day in July 2017, assisting senior solicitors in the department with complex and high value personal injury claims arising from accidents occurring abroad.

What our clients say

Caitlin has been extremely thorough and kept me updated over the past 14 months … the outcome has been fantastic.

Client of Caitlin

Caitlin also handles her own personal injury matters, often involving the application of foreign law and jurisdictional disputes, in the following areas:

  • Accidents at tourist properties
  • Road traffic accidents overseas
  • Accidents at work
  • Aviation and maritime injury

Before joining Leigh Day, Caitlin completed an undergraduate degree in Law at the University of Liverpool. Caitlin qualified as a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in August 2022.

Through Leigh Day, Caitlin has taken part in many charity events, for example climbing Mount Snowdon for the Back Up Trust and running a half-marathon for the Africa Educational Trust.

Caitlin is also a member of the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL) and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

What our clients say

My case was handed very ably by Clare Campbell, a partner in the firm and her paralegal Caitlin Dunn. Both are simply outstanding.

Client of Caitlin and Clare Campbell

Blog Post
Personal injury Travel claims

Sexual assault on holiday: advice for survivors from personal injury lawyers

Caitlin Wood and Clare Campbell of Leigh Day’s personal injury team are acting for a number of claimants in cases concerning sexual assaults while on holiday. Here they provide guidance on pursuing related claims, and provide practical advice to those affected. 

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Cyclist secures six-figure settlement following collision in Spain

A cyclist who was injured during a holiday in Gran Canaria has received a six-figure settlement.

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Heathrow Plane
Travel Personal injury

Recognition of psychological injury in air travel under the Montreal Convention

Caitlin Dunn considers the implications of a recent Court of Justice of the European Union ruling on psychological injury in an aircraft under Article 17(1) of the Montreal Convention.

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Heathrow Plane
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Woman who fell through glass window on holiday secures compensation

A woman who suffered serious injuries on holiday in Cyprus has been awarded compensation at trial due to failings from the hotel and English tour operator.