Shivani is an experienced personal injury lawyer with 16 years' experience in personal injury law, specialising in claims for compensation for industrial disease. She is based in Thompsons central London office.
Shivani’s specialism includes claims for strain injuries, Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome and noise induced hearing loss, as well as claims under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations. She has been part of the team advising clients with potential claims for contraction of Covid-19, including some fatalities.
Shivani is a chartered legal executive and enjoys working closely with leading barristers, medical experts and expert engineers as she seeks to make the legal process as swift and stress-free as it can be for her clients. She relishes in investigating complex cases and always providing her clients with the expertise, care and understanding their case demands.
Shivani enjoys the opportunity that working at Thompsons gives her to challenge injustice and promote fairness and equality.
Shivani loves cooking and is seeking to perfect her baking skills. She also enjoys foreign travel and socialising with family and friends, and even tries her hand at gardening.
Shivani's case experience
- Acted for a machinist who developed a skin condition when exposed to chemicals at work. The claim settled for a five figure sum.
- Worked on behalf of a production operative who developed symptoms in both shoulders requiring surgery as a result of the repetitive, heavy work he was required to do. Court proceedings were commenced and the matter settled prior to trial for a significant sum.
- Successfully settled court proceedings for a council worker who suffered an acoustic shock injury as well as physical and psychological injuries.