David Lydon

Head of PI and Clinical Negligence

David Lydon is a Senior Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Specialist and Head of Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury.

Areas of expertise:

David has a wealth of experience of personal injury and clinical negligence cases spanning over 30 years.

His reputation has seen him instructed by Judges, Barristers with the majority of his cases having come via personal recommendations from previous clients. The highest complement which can be paid!

He has also dealt with a number of notable cases heard before the Court of Appeal and County Court but in the main, most of his cases settle or compromised before reaching that stage as he understands his clients will wish to avoid formal litigation if possible.


"Thanks David for being there for my son in his darkest moments and giving him a service which was beyond belief. You always updated me throughout my sons case, organised rehabilitation, supported my son and the whole family, and negotiated the best deal available to support my son for his future. Thank you David, we will always be grateful."

"From the moment I asked mfg for help with my case they were so lovely. From the first phone call to the last all member of staff were so kind and helpful . But I would like to give a very personal big thank you to David Lydon and Lauren Goode for all their advice and guidance, and we got the right result. We WON!"

"Excellent people who did everything to get the best outcome for me. David and his team are genuinely amazing people and I put all my trust and faith in them, and I’m so happy that I did as they got me the best possible outcome and I couldn’t recommend highly enough! Thank you David for everything you’ve done, I really appreciate all your hard work and would recommend to anyone! Thank you!"

"David was extremely helpful, honest and efficient. He offered me clear advice throughout the whole process. I could not thank him enough for his constant communication with clear, professional advice from the start. I would highly recommend and would definitely use again in the future if needed."

"David was professional and thorough with my motorbike injury claim. He kept me informed and instructed me on how to gather evidence and proof of injury. It was a long process and very difficult at times due to that. However he remained constant and got a satisfying conclusion."

"David Lydon was very supportive and helpful, sharing bad and good news with me and enabled me to address my health concerns during the time he represented me. He was a fantastic solicitor."

Legal 500:

“David Lydon stands out as a very experienced, hands on and pragmatic practitioner who is very well able to handle substantial and high value claims across the range of personal injury cases” – Legal 500 – 2020

“David Lydon is, in my experience as Counsel, excellent.  It is clear that an exceptional service is provided to the clients, the instructions are always clear and on point”. Legal 500 – 2021

“David Lydon has been very helpful, understanding and bringing to his work.  He has made this process easy to understand and he is always very happy to speak to you”. Legal 500 – 2021

“David Lydon has always struck me as everything that a clinical negligence lawyer should – accessible, sympathetic, realistic and tenacious.  He combines technical knowhow with practical litigation experience in every case he has conduct of” – Legal 500 – 2021

“Technical knowledge that is second to none and is someone who you would want on your side”. Legal 500 – 2021