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Rebecca Ridgeon


Rebecca Ridgeon is a solicitor in the medical negligence department.

Birth injury Brain injury Cerebral palsy Spinal injury

Rebecca is a solicitor in the clinical negligence department, working in Leigh Day’s Manchester office. Rebecca assists partners Stephen Jones and Brendan Hope on a range of medical negligence cases on behalf of clients who have suffered brain, spinal, orthopaedic and other serious injuries.

Legal expertise

Rebecca joined Leigh Day as a trainee solicitor in September 2016 and spent her first seat in the personal injury department, assisting on a variety of cases including accidents in the workplace, cycling accidents and accidents occurring abroad. Rebecca completed her training in the clinical negligence team and qualified as a solicitor in September 2018. 

Prior to joining Leigh Day, Rebecca completed an undergraduate degree in English Literature and History at the University of Birmingham before undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law. 

Rebecca enjoys getting involved in charity challenges and in the summer of 2018, she took part in the Back Up Trust’s “Snowdon Push” fundraiser to raise money for people with spinal cord injuries, joining a team of Leigh Day colleagues and friends, including a wheelchair user in a specially adapted chair, to reach the top of Mount Snowdon.