Victoria Pettit-Mills

Biography


Victoria is a specialist clinical negligence solicitor and was appointed a Partner at Lamb Brooks in January 2022.

Victoria is a highly regarded and experienced lawyer who represents clients with complex and high value claims. Victoria has worked in the area of clinical negligence for many years and is committed to going the extra mile to achieve the best possible settlement for those whose lives have been tragically affected by negligent medical care.

She has a particular interest in birth injury and neonatal care and has represented a number of families who have tragically suffered a stillbirth. Victoria also has extensive experience in the coroner’s court and can assist and guide families through the inquest process.

Victoria has an incredibly kind, compassionate and patient nature. These skills make her an excellent lawyer when it comes to helping clients who have suffered tragic losses or who are going through upsetting, stressful times. She is an understanding ear at the other end of the phone who understands that many of her claims need to be handled with a high degree of sensitivity. She indentifies with her clients' concerns and provides ongoing reassurance whilst navigating their claim.



Work Highlights

  • Representing a family at inquest and then with the clinical negligence claim relating to the tragic loss of their newborn son. The claim led to changes being made at the defendant Trust to prevent this from happening to another family and a six-figure settlement was achieved on behalf the family.

  • Representing a young woman who had suffered preventable injury when giving birth. The injury was life changing and led to debilitating symptoms impacting her career and domestic life. Victoria worked with various medical experts to put together a treatment and care plan for her future and this information was used to achieve a six-figure settlement. 

  • Acting for a young man who had a delayed diagnosis of testicular cancer. He required intensive treatment including surgery and chemotherapy and suffered PTSD.  The Trust admitted responsibility and a substantial settlement was achieved. 

 
Key Specialisms

High Value Claims | Fatal Claims & Inquests | Obstetric Claims | Brain Injury | Neurological Injury | Amputation Cases | Severe Spinal Injuries |Fatality Claims | Cancer Claims | Surgical Errors | Stillbirth Claims | Birthing Injury or Trauma

Victoria Pettit-Mills

Partner | Clinical Negligence

t: 01256 305506

victoria.pettit-mills@lambbrooks.com

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Client Testimonials

"Victoria and the team at lamb brooks solicitors provide an excellent service.  Both myself and daughter who Victoria represented are truly grateful for the help and guidance provided.  Will certainly consult and use their service again… we cannot thank her enough." -  MT and family

 "Victoria was amazing. She always kept us updated regarding our claim. We can’t thank her and her colleagues enough!! Thank you so much for your hard work!!" K & D

 "Lamb Brooks has provided an excellent service. Victoria and her team were very helpful, informative, friendly and very efficient. The team was very supportive as well. Will definitely recommend. Thank you very much once again" - SR



Outside of Work

Outside of work Victoria enjoys spending time going on long walks, going to the theatre and socialising with friends.

Loves: Italy  |  Cornwall

Loathes: Peppa Pig  |  Gardening  |  Ironing

Lamb Brooks LLP
Victoria House
39 Winchester Street
Basingstoke
Hampshire
RG21 7EQ
01256 471 085

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