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Renée Wright

Senior associate solicitor

Renée works in the international and group claims department

Corporate accountability Environment Forced labour Group claims International

Renée Wright is a senior associate in the international and group litigation department.

Legal expertise

Renée’s case load consists of claims resulting from forced labour and environmental harm.

What the directories say

She handles big cases and deals with difficult clients very well. She comes across as in control and authoritative.

Chambers and partners 2024

Further experience

After qualifying, Renée spent her first six years advising on catastrophic injury claims having developed a specialist interest in high-value brain and spinal injuries, and amputation claims.

Prior to joining Leigh Day, Renée attended inquests on behalf of bereaved family members, worked on death row cases in Mississippi, assisted the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in phase 1 of the public inquiry, and worked as a panel solicitor for the Police Federation representing injured officers.

Renée is the chair of the Association of Women Solicitors. She is also part of the Women’s Committee, and one of the steering members for the Social Mobility committee at Leigh Day, which both aim to proactively address any barriers those who fall within these groups may face in the legal profession.

Renée is a mentor for students from low socio-economic and ethnic minority backgrounds and sits on the mentor panel for Warwick University. She has also been a guest speaker in secondary schools, lecturing under the module of crime and punishment.


Renée completed her Batchelors in Law at the University of Warwick, which remains ranked as one of the world’s best universities.


Renee is the current chair of the Association of Women Solicitors


Legal 500 – recommended lawyer since 2021
Chambers – Associate to Watch 2022 and 2023

What the directories say

She works to the highest standard and always shows compassion in some very challenging situations. She always explains the process and situations that arise, making awful situations much more manageable from all her hard work and dedication.

Chambers and partners 2024