David Lydon

David Lydon

Senior Litigation Practitioner
Accident & Personal Injury

Office: Birmingham


About David Lydon

David provides a range of personal injury legal advice; offering a very personable and bespoke service to all his clients supported by an excellent team to offer the best level of service and achieve the best possible outcome.

He deals with many areas of personal injury including clinicial negligence, employers and public liability claims.  He assists clients to achieve the compensation that they are entitled to.

David has undertaken a number of notable cases before the Court of Appeal both on maters of finding of fact and on points of law. David has a very high technical ability and meticulous attention to detail.

Recent Cases

David acted for a client who underwent a straight forward surgical procedure to his left shoulder. Although the procedure was successful in terms of relief from continued pain, Mr G was left with significant scarring following an adverse reaction to the iodine which his treating physicians failed to remove.

Mr G achieved a 5 figure compensatory sum.

David has also undertaken a number of notably and successful cases before the Court of Appeal in fighting his client's claims.

What our clients say

What David's clients say about his services:

“Thank you for the outstanding work you did for me. Words cannot give my appreciation, justice. You were superbly efficient and professional. Your foresight on all matters on my case was truly remarkable. I owe the success and victory of my case to your dedication and perseverance. Once again my heartfelt thanks” Mr M – Harborne.

“I wish to thank you very much for your advice fighting my case in particular your guidance and excellent work which led to result and closure we were looking for. I was very pleased with how you carried out my claim”. Mrs W – Stourbridge.

“Thank you so much for dealing with my late mothers accident claim. It is much appreciated by all the family and the outcome for compensation was better than expected” Mrs L – Moseley.

“Thank you so much for all of your wonderful, kind support regarding my case. It was greatly appreciated as always !”  Ms R – Hall Green.

“Excellent service and communication” Ms N – Marston Green

“Thank you David Lydon, excellent service” Mrs J Stones

“Always delighted with any communication I had to make to your office. Details I did not understand were always explained in a manor that I could understand. Thank you”

Career History

  • September 2017 - Senior Litigation Practitioner - Sydney Mitchell LLP
  • 2006 - 2016 Senior Litigation Exec - Pearson Rowe
  • 2001-2006, Senior Litigation Exec - Cartwright & Lewis
  • 1999 - 2001, Senior Litigation Executive - Irwin Mitchell
  • 1988-1996, Litigation Executive - French & Co.

Interests and Hobbies

Family, travel and ice hockey.

UK Top Tier Firm 2017 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme