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Lindsey Christie


Head of Litigation and Family Department


0191 568 2050

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Lindsey joined Sweeney Miller in 2006 and is head of the Civil Litigation team. She has more than 12 years post-qualification experience of dealing with a wide range of civil litigation cases including property and contract related disputes, personal injury, clinical negligence and family law.

Lindsey deals with a wide range of civil and commercial litigation cases for businesses and individuals including:-

Family law – Lindsey advises on all aspects of divorce and separation for married or cohabiting clients, in particular dealing with the financial settlement and the division of marital assets including property, pensions, spousal maintenance, and clean break orders, separation and cohabitation agreements and child contact disputes.

She also handles property ownership disputes arising from cohabitation and relationship breakdown such as Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 applications (TOLATA), Orders for sale and Declarations of Trust.

Employment law – Lindsey regularly advises employers and employees issues and disputes, drafts, negotiates and advises the terms of compromise/settlement agreements. She advises on pursuing and defending all types of employment-related claims including unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and discrimination claims.

Property Litigation – Advises in disputes involving landlord and tenant matters, including possession proceedings, rent arrears recovery, claims arising from LTA 1954 and claiming or defending deposit protection claims. Lindsey advises also advises in service charge disputes, boundary disputes and dilapidation claims.

Personal Injury – Lindsey handles a wide range of personal injury and medical negligence cases on behalf of injured clients with particular experience of accidents at work, road traffic accidents, public/occupiers liability claims and criminal injuries claims, including long-term domestic abuse. She deals with complex cases involving catastrophic injuries such as head and spinal injuries and has handled large Group Litigation Order cases.

General Litigation and Dispute Resolution – Lindsey also has experience with professional negligence claims, contract disputes, contested lease extensions and debt recovery.
Lindsey understands what the client is looking to achieve from an early stage and supports them through what is a difficult time for them by providing pragmatic, client-focused advice. Her thorough and highly organised litigation skills make her a robust contentious lawyer. Lindsey’s strong negotiation skills coupled with her vast experience and commercial knowledge ensures that she steers her clients towards the most successful and cost-effective solution to resolve their legal issues.

If you want to get in touch with Lindsey for any of the matters above, you can reach her by telephone or email.

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    Miss J of Barking
  • Amazing service! I’ve moved house several times and this has been the best firm I’ve ever used.

    Mr & Mrs B of Newark
  • Dear Michael,

    Many thanks for all of your help and support over the last few months. We have been extremely impressed and are looking forward to working with you all again in the future.

    Best wishes and thanks again.

    Mr L of London
  • Stephanie, this is to express my appreciation to you and the entire team that helped with my mortgage. I am very grateful for the professionalism displayed throughout.


    Mr A of Ipswich
  • Elly – Thanks for getting back to me so quickly.

    I actually wanted to thank you, you have been brilliant through the whole process. Thank you for being clear with me. I will gladly refer you to friends and family 🙂

    Mr & Mrs M of London
  • Being in our 60’s buying another property was daunting to say the least but Damien made everything uncomplicated, can’t believe how smooth everything went.

    Mr & Mrs M of Chester Le Street
  • Abbey –  On behalf of myself and all my family,  we are extremely grateful for your professionalism and support during this stressful process for us. We are very happy to have our first house and we couldn’t do this without your help. Thank you!

    Miss A of Rugby
  • Hi All,

    I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all, for all the hard work you have periodically contributed over this rather long journey we have had together.

    I was very worried about going with a solicitors which wasn’t local but ohhh how I was wrong. I genuinely don’t think we could of done better and we will recommend your firm to everyone.

    Kara!! You are amazing and thank you for going completely above and beyond in the last 6 months. We never once felt like just money signs and actually felt like you cared and shared all our ups and downs with us.

    Thank you all again for everything.

    Much Love

    Miss D & Mr C of Dudley
  • Special mention to Alys Terebenec  who dealt with our sale and purchase in an excellent manner. Keeping us up to date at all times and explained the process on the way.

    Mr and Mrs W of Sunderland
  • Kara, we would like to say a huge thank you for helping us with our sale and purchase. This was the first time we had sold and purchased a property, we had no clue as to what to do but your explanation of things and the communication you kept with us made it much easier. I would also like to thank David Turk, Zarah Rowntree, Emma Hunter, Isabelle Levitt and Chloe Slater for the work and correspondence in the last days before the completion and making the final few days go smoothly. We will definitely be requesting the services of Sweeney Miller and also recommending you to friends and family in the future.

    Mr and Mrs E of The West Midlands
  • I have used Sweeney Miller’s conveyancing services twice this year. Once to oversee the sale of my apartment & subsequently to manage all matters in relation to a complex housing purchase. Throughout, all staff I dealt with were knowledgeable, courteous and efficient in handling my case and the queries I had. 

    A law firm that takes pride in delivering excellent customer service.

    Mr H of London
  • Thank you so much for the speedy and professional services I received from you. I really appreciate the clear and prompt communication – especially over the phone. I’ve already recommended Sweeney Miller to others 🙂

    Mr P of Newcastle
  • Lois – could you please pass on our thanks for a great service for the purchase of our property, you couldn’t have been anymore helpful and kept us informed all the way through the purchase.

    We will be recommending you to any friends or family who need your services.

    Mr and Mrs C of Gloucestershire
  • Stephanie – Thank you to you and your team for all your professional support and faultless communications. Much appreciated.

    Mrs D of Devon
  • David – this is just to thank you for your excellent service which you (and Alex) provided in completing a variety of matters on behalf of the family.

    Mr P of Sunderland