Stuart Kightley

Partner
Cycle Accident Claims
Personal Injury

  • “A fantastic team player who speaks his mind in a clear way and runs cases like that.”

  • “Stuart Kightley is enormously experienced and a very committed lawyer. The firm have benefitted a lot since Stuart took on a more managerial role; his drive and ambition have been key in their success.”

  • "Really good at dealing with people who have suffered a serious injury."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • "Clients say he is very impressive, in terms of both his experience and his management of the personal injury team."

    Chambers UK

  • Stuart Kightley is "very experienced" and a "very high-quality" practitioner.

    Chambers & Partners Directory 2020, Stuart Kightley

  • "Stuart Kightley is an incredibly empathetic solicitor who is very knowledgeable about traumatic brain injury."

    Chambers UK

  • "Stuart is also very experienced in advising on fatal accidents and workplace accidents."

    Chambers UK

  • "Key team members include the energetic and personable Stuart Kightley who is head of the personal injury department."

    The Legal 500

  • Head of the personal injury department, Stuart Kightley is a first-rate practitioner, wholly focused on getting his client the best outcome in a pragmatic, sensible and consensual manner.

    Chambers UK

  • Stuart Kightley is 'sensible and pragmatic'.

    Legal 500

  • Stuart Kightley is praised for his expertise in catastrophic and fatal claims. Clients say he is very impressive, in terms of both his experience and his management of the personal injury team.

    Chambers UK

  • "Firmly resolute yet pragmatic, Stuart Kightley at Osbornes is a first choice for referrals in the profession."

    Legal 500

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Stuart's 2022 Directory Quotes

"A good leader who is client-focused...

"A good leader who is client-focused and thoroughly nice."

Chambers UK 2022

"A fantastic team player who speaks...

"A fantastic team player who speaks his mind in a clear way and runs cases like that."

Chambers UK 2022

Stuart Kightley is enormously experienced and...

Stuart Kightley is enormously experienced and a very committed lawyer. The firm have benefitted a lot since Stuart took on a more managerial role; his drive and ambition have been key in their success.

Legal 500 2022

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    Stuart is ranked in the Chambers UK guide:

    A well-known personal injury litigator, pushing...

    A well-known personal injury litigator, pushing the firm into the spotlight. Really good at dealing with people who have suffered a serious injury."

    Chambers UK 2021

    "Really good at dealing with people...

    "Really good at dealing with people who have suffered a serious injury."

    Chambers UK 2021

    "Clients say he is very impressive,...

    "Clients say he is very impressive, in terms of both his experience and his management of the personal injury team."

    Chambers UK

    Stuart Kightley is "very experienced" and...

    Stuart Kightley is "very experienced" and a "very high-quality" practitioner.

    Chambers & Partners Directory 2020, Stuart Kightley

    "Stuart is also very experienced in...

    "Stuart is also very experienced in advising on fatal accidents and workplace accidents."

    Chambers UK

    Head of the personal injury department,...

    Head of the personal injury department, Stuart Kightley is a first-rate practitioner, wholly focused on getting his client the best outcome in a pragmatic, sensible and consensual manner.

    Chambers UK

    Stuart Kightley is praised for his...

    Stuart Kightley is praised for his expertise in catastrophic and fatal claims. Clients say he is very impressive, in terms of both his experience and his management of the personal injury team.

    Chambers UK

    Stuart’s notable cases:

    Stuart acted for a US litigation attorney in a personal injury damages claim arising out of a road accident in London.  The Claimant sustained multiple complex pelvic fractures when a car reversed crushing her against  wall.  Expert evidence in pelvic surgery, psychiatry, uro-gynaecology, pain management and forensic accountancy demonstrated a significant future loss and the  claim was settled at a round table meeting for £2.3m. His client said: “I wanted to pass on my sincere thanks for the way you handled my case. Obviously the  financial outcome was great and much better than originally anticipated, but your professionalism, obvious knowledge and experience and wise counsel has been hugely appreciated, and made a huge difference during a very difficult time”

    Stuart represented a young man who suffered a severe brain injury in a road accident, which left him with significant cognitive impairment and the need for help to structure his day and to manage his affairs.  The case on liability was hotly contested but was settled just before trial for £2m damages gross of contributory negligence.  The award was administered by the Court of Protection to secure the long term care and support needed to help my client live independently.

    Acted for victims of Oxshott rail crash and secured £1.1m in compensation payments for a US economist who was crushed in the train and suffered spinal injuries.  High Court action settled at round table meeting shortly before trial.

    Stuart's a leading lawyer in the Legal 500 guide:

    "Key team members include the energetic...

    "Key team members include the energetic and personable Stuart Kightley who is head of the personal injury department."

    The Legal 500

    Stuart Kightley is 'sensible and pragmatic'.

    Stuart Kightley is 'sensible and pragmatic'.

    Legal 500

    "Firmly resolute yet pragmatic, Stuart Kightley...

    "Firmly resolute yet pragmatic, Stuart Kightley at Osbornes is a first choice for referrals in the profession."

    Legal 500

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