Penny Stead

Medical Negligence & Personal Injury Solicitor

Penny Stead is efficient, empathetic, experienced and effective.


Penny joined Simpson Millar in 2008 as a Solicitor working in the Personal Injury Claims department and then transferred to the Clinical and Medical Negligence department in July 2010.

She has more than 20 years’ experience in personal injury and clinical negligence work, and has worked exclusively for claimants.

She qualified as a Solicitor in 1989, having studied at Huddersfield Polytechnic and Leeds Law School

Penny applies her expertise to complex and high-value clinical negligence and personal injury claims, with particular emphasis on catastrophic Birth Injury claims.

Interests outside of work

Penny is a volunteer with the RSPCA’s Leeds, Wakefield and District branch in East Ardsley. In 2016 she participated in a fire walk and in 2017 an abseil down Wakefield Cathedral to raise money for the branch. Penny also enjoys horse riding and clay pigeon shooting.

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