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Jessica Thompson

Director and Head of Psychiatric Injury

Jessica started as a Paralegal at Oakwood Solicitors in July 2010, qualifying as a Solicitor in September 2013. Following her qualifying as a Solicitor, Jessica established a niche department dealing primarily with Stress at Work claims.

She was promoted to Assistant Head of Department in 2014 and took over as Head of Department in 2016, where she broadened the scope of the department to cover a wider range of claims focused on Psychiatric Injury.

In December 2017, Jessica was promoted to Director following over seven years of service and dedication to the firm.

Last year she obtained a TQUK Level 2 Certificate in awareness of Mental Health Problems and is also a qualified Mental Health First Aider.

Jessica recently advised the BBC in a documentary called ‘Is This Sexual Harassment?’ and is credited as their Legal Consultant.

Jessica has extensive experience in personal injury, civil litigation and employment disputes including:

  • Stress at work claims
  • Psychiatric injury claims
  • Negligence claims
  • Claims under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997
  • Assault claims, with a particular specialism in sexual assault claims
  • Employment disputes generally
  • Breach of Contract claims
  • School Bullying claims
  • Educational negligence matters
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