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Lily Hedgman


Lily is a second year trainee

Lily is currently in the final seat of her training contract, assisting Nigel Mackay with individual and group employee rights claims in the employment and discrimination department.

Previously, Lily assisted Henry Dyson and Fiona Huddleston in the clinical negligence department, acting on behalf of patients and their families in a wide variety of civil claims and at inquests.

Previous experience

Before commencing her training contract with Leigh Day, Lily spent seven years working part time in a tuition centre, assisting children and young people with English and maths.


Lily obtained a degree in Law from the University of Oxford, before going on to study a Masters in Law at Queen Mary University of London. Lily undertook research in the areas of international children’s rights, mental health law and the regulation of medical technologies.

Lily then proceeded to study the LPC at the University of Law, graduating in 2019. While completing the LPC, Lily undertook a work experience placement in a well-known litigation firm and participated in a variety of pro bono schemes.