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Lindsey Christie

Position:

Head of Litigation and Family Department

Telephone:

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.

She handles 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.

Lindsey also deals with a wide range of civil and commercial litigation cases for businesses and individuals including professional negligence claims, contract disputes, contested lease extensions, service charge disputes, boundary disputes, dilapidation claims and debt recovery.

In disputes involving landlord and tenant matters, she deals with possession proceedings, rent arrears recovery, claims arising from LTA 1954 and deposit protection claims/defences.

She also handles property ownership disputes including Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 applications (TOLATA), Orders for sale and Declarations of Trust.

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

And in employment law, she handles compromise/settlement agreement advice, unfair dismissal claims and discrimination claims.

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-focussed 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.

  • 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
  • Thank you to all of the admin staff that have helped us with the completion of the paperwork and making sure deadlines are met and for always going that extra mile to help and getting back to me with any questions promptly.

    Thank you to Irenna for all of her hard work during the stressful process of the purchase. I could not have dealt with the purchase without you all and I will never forget how hard you have all worked to make my dream come true. I would have no doubt in recommending you to family and friends.

    Mr and Mrs H of Wolverhampton
  • Thank you very much for your help throughout the process. I’m really pleased the way you handled the conveyancing. Thanks again, surely recommendable service.

    Mr P of Epping
  • Kara we can’t fault you, you kept us updated all the time. Thank you!

    Mrs B from Crewe
  • Abbey you have been amazing with the sale, we couldn’t have done it without you. So thanks very much, your efforts are greatly appreciated.

    Mrs F of Newcastle
  • We would like to express our gratitude for the level of service provided by Bethany Forster.

    Beth has been excellent throughout our matter. She has provided us with clear reasoned advice, remained proactive and has kept us well informed whether the news from the other side was good or bad. We think she is a credit to your company and you should be proud to have her working with you.

    We will not hesitate to recommend her, and by extension Sweeney Miller in the future.

    Mr H of Chester le Street
  • I was very pleased with your services.

    Ms A of Stockton On Tees
  • We have bought and sold houses over the years and this has been the best service received by far. Will definitely recommend you to everyone.

    Mr & Mrs C of South Shields
  • To the delightful team at Sweeney Miller Law. Thank you so much in supporting us in our sale and purchase.

    Special mention to Kara. We always got a professional and polite response back, even if it was just a quick update keeping our worries at bay.

    A wonderful service which provided support throughout.

    Thank you all again.

    Mr & Mrs C of Consett
  • I have experienced excellent help, advice, understanding and communication by my solicitor Lindsey Christie through what has been a difficult time since my accident.

    I have no feedback to add that would improve the satisfactory service I have received from Sweeney Miller Law.

    I would certainly recommend to family and friends.

    Mr A of Sunderland
  • I am very impressed with the service that has been provided. Thank you ever so much for helping me with this case. I will definitely recommend you to all my family and friends. I will definitely use your service in the future if needed.

    Mr M of Stockton
  • Rebecca and Sweeney Miller have been brilliant throughout this entire process and I definitely will return should the need arise, I will also be telling those I know to use your services if they ever need to. Thanks.

    Mr M of Sunderland
  • Very happy with the service and would recommend to others. Quick, fast service.

    Mr T of Chester Le Street