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Vicky Whitney

Partner and Joint Head of Cheadle Office

Vicky Whitney

Vicky is a Partner and Joint Head of our Cheadle office.  She has been with CFG for over 8 years, during which time she has supported many of our clients and their families who have sustained life-changing injuries, including brain, spinal cord and amputation injuries securing multi-million-pound settlements to ensure their long-term future.

Her expertise lies in dealing with the most complex, catastrophic injury claims, within the last 5 years alone securing more than £20 million in compensation for her clients to provide for their long-term rehabilitation and future needs. She enjoys working as part of a wider Multi-Disciplinary Team to help our clients maximise their recoveries and to rebuild their lives after injury.  

Vicky sees her role as being compassionate to her clients' individual needs and goals, whilst ensuring that practically they have access to the best possible treatment and rehabilitation following their injury, they are financially supported during their recovery and she is by their side every step of the way to help them navigate through the daunting world of litigation.

Areas of expertise

  • Specialist in life-changing injuries since 2008.
  • Expert in severe brain injuries, including those where the injured person can no longer make decisions on their own.
  • Specialist in spinal cord injury work, securing support and settlements to enable those affected by SCI to live fulfilled lives.
  • Secured over £18m in compensation over the last three years.

Record of Success

  • £5 million settlement for a client who sustained a spinal cord injury in an accident at work.
  • £1.85 million settlement for a man who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a motorbike collision.
  • £3.74 million settlement for a client who sustained a traumatic brain injury on a pedestrian hit-and-run collision.
  • £4.5 million for a client who sustained a spinal cord injury in an occupiers’ liability case.
  • £750,000 settlement for an elderly man who sustained a traumatic brain injury in a cycling collision.

Successful client outcomes

Over £2.6m for Philip after a cycling collision

Settlement for granddad who sustained a traumatic brain injury and extensive orthopaedic injuries in a cycling road traffic collision.

Over £8m settled in spinal cord injury claim

Secured over £8m for a John in a claim against the Motor Insurers' Bureau.

Accreditations and Partnerships

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At one of the worst times in our lives CFG Law were there to help, guide and support us every step of the way, taking the worry from our shoulders. They worked tirelessly with the upmost professionalism whilst also showing immense care towards me and my family. We are eternally grateful to Vicky and the whole team at CFG and would recommend them to anyone.

Its 3 years today since Kate’s accident. We are both feeling quite emotional and I just wanted to say thank you again for guiding and supporting us through the nightmare. I am truly so glad that I found and chose you to act for us, I honestly don’t know how I would have got through if I hadn’t been able to rely on your advice and support.

Vicky works closely with her clients. She is very client-focused and engages them in their claim every step of the way.

Chambers and Partners 2024

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