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Juliet Stevens

Call 2016

“Attention to detail, excellent understanding of technical legal issues and all round great advocate.”
(Legal 500, 2024)

Property Damage

Juliet has experience of a wide variety of property damage matters, including tree root subsidence claims, underground cable strike claims, flooding and fire.

She has a particular interest in property damage claims arising from matters of product liability.

Selected Cases

  • Acted for an insurer in a recovery action concerning a house fire said to have been caused by a defective residual current device.
  • Acted for a commercial livestock farmer in relation to a claim arising from the supply of defective animal Considerable consequential loss was claimed.
  • Advised an insurer as to the prospects of a successful claim for compensation against a police authority under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886 in relation to commercial property damage.
  • Successfully defended a local authority at trial in claim arising from damage to private property during Storm Imogen in 2016.
  • Settled Particulars of Claim in a claim arising from a fire at agricultural premises which caused the damage of extensive grain stock.
  • Settled Defences in two separate claims arising from a fire at catering premises blamed on inadequate commercial cleaning.
  • Acted on behalf of a local authority in a claim arising from the flooding of a historic church allegedly caused by a failure to maintain public drains.
  • Settled Particulars of Claim in a claim concerning damage caused subsequent to alleged misrouting of sewerage connections within a business park development.
  • Acted on behalf of a county council in relation to alleged subsidence caused by reprofiling of a drainage culvert.
  • Instructed in relation to litigation concerning sailing boats moored in a marina, in which it was alleged that metal filings generated by nearby construction works had damaged the decks.
  • Settled Particulars of Claim regarding the failure of an electrical installation within a petrol station complex which resulted in property damage and extensive economic loss.
  • Settled a Defence and advised a private sports club in relation to flooding allegedly caused by insufficient drainage provision on the club’s land.
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  • BPTC, City University (2016)
  • GDL (Distinction), City University (2015)
  • Queen Mother’s Scholarship, Middle Temple, 2015
  • Astbury Scholarship, Middle Temple, 2014
  • Part 1 Membership Examination, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (2011)
  • Medicine BM BCh (Distinction), University of Oxford (2010)
  • Medical Sciences MA (First Class), University of Oxford (2007)


  • PNBA
  • PIBA


“Juliet is an excellent advocate and hugely impressive in conferences and settlement meetings. She has an excellent understanding of medicine, which sets her apart from other counsel.”

Legal 500, 2024

“Attention to detail, excellent understanding of technical legal issues and all round great advocate.”

Legal 500, 2024

‘Juliet is excellent at navigating complex medical and legal issues. She is insightful and thorough and provides clear, no-nonsense advice to her clients.’

Leading Junior, Legal 500, 2023

‘Attention to detail, excellent understanding of technical legal issues and all round great advocate.’

Rising Star, Legal 500, 2023

“She has a good grasp of scientific and statistical concepts. She gets on well with clients and witnesses.”

Rising Star, Legal 500, 2022

“An up-and-coming junior in the product liability field.”

Rising Star, Legal 500, 2021

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