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Our Team

Our team is made up of passionate and driven individuals dedicated to providing quality legal representation. With a wealth of experience, our lawyers focus on providing you with the best advice and support when you need it. Committed to client care; our team of legal professionals are here to help you.

John Burn

Senior Partner

As senior Partner at TLW since 2007, John has represented accident victims since 1996 predominantly in industrial disease and road traffic accident claims. John adopts a hands on approach and is responsible for the management and running of the practice whilst being dedicated to development and growth of the firm.

Peter McKenna

Senior Partner

Partner since 2007, Peter has successfully represented clients in a wide range of areas including personal injury, industrial diseases, professional negligence and commercial litigation. Peter has acted for our clients for over 10 years and is responsible for managing and overseeing TLWs legal services including business development.

Sarah Spruce

Head of Professional Negligence & RTA

With a legal career history spanning over 17 years, Sarah has a significant portfolio of case management law including Road traffic accidents and Professional Negligence. Sarah has been a key member of the firm for many years and accredited with CILEX (Chartered Institute of legal executives).

Sarah Shotton

Head of First Response

Sarah qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 and joined TLW in 2016 to develop and manage TLW’s First Response Team. Sarah has practiced in High Cost Cases and has been an Accredited Case Manager by the Legal Services Board. In previous roles, Sarah has managed apprentices and solicitors in Personal Injury, Employment Law and Crime.

Lorraine Whitney

Head of Personal Injury

Qualifying with TLW as practising solicitor in 2007; Lorraine’s professionalism lies in personal injury including specialist interests in accident at work and public and occupiers liability.

Anthony Wight

ICT Manager

Many years of service in the firm and holding significant experience in his field, Anthony is responsible for ICT operations, system administration and is dedicated to ensuring all operations run smoothly.

Claire Thornton

Office Manager

An extensive background in administration for the commercial and SME sector, Claire’s dedication to the management of office operations and procedures includes supervising the administration department ensuring optimum general duty efficiency.

Alistair McDonald

Head of Marketing & Business Development

Alistair is a marketing and business development specialist with over 10 years experience in similar roles. Responsible for bringing work into the firm and exploring new opportunities.

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