Ashtons Legal

Personal Injury Department

Ipswich and surrounds
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What the team is known for Impressive strength handling catastrophic injury claims, including a focus on brain and spinal injuries. Notable expertise in claims resulting from RTAs involving motorcycles, pedestrians and passengers. Active on claims arising from fatal accidents and amputations. Further strengthened by its specialist Court of Protection team.

Strengths A client notes: "The lawyers all have what I would describe as a genuine dedication to their clients and their clients' interests."

Another notes that "the communication is very good, personable and forward-thinking," adding: "We can just pick up the phone to one another."

Notable practitioners


Hannah Clarke
advises on cases relating to brain and spinal injuries resulting from road traffic accidents, including those involving motorcycles. She is similarly active on amputation claims.


Michael Wangermann
's broad personal injury caseload spans from RTAs to trips and slips. A client reports that "he listened to me and was open and honest throughout," adding: "He was very understanding and empathetic."


Richard Foyster
frequently acts on catastrophic injury claims arising from RTAs, particularly those involving contested liability issues. Commentators describe him as "someone who works with diligence and attention to detail to ensure successful outcomes for his clients."


Siobhan Thacker
offers a diverse caseload spanning brain and spinal cord injuries, in addition to amputation-related claims. She is well versed in matters arising from workplace and road traffic incidents.


Tom Ranson
is well versed in physical and psychiatric injury claims arising from RTAs and accidents at work. His client-facing skills are underlined by sources, one describing him as "a really good communicator."