Lisa Verro
  • Location: Leeds
  • Role: Supervising Solicitor
  • Practice Area: Police Misconduct

Lisa’s caseload encompasses public and private law challenges to the police and/or other statutory bodies. Lisa works on a number of multifaceted complaints and actions against the police involving serious racially aggravated assaults, wrongful arrest, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, negligence, trespass, judicial review applications and claims under the Human Rights Act. Lisa acts for clients pursuing claims for race and disability discrimination.

Education and Qualifications:

University of Northumbria (LLB Hons Exempting); University of Bristol (LLM)

Professional history:

Trainee – AE Wyeth & Co (now Vizards Wyeth) (1998-2000); Solicitor – David Gray Solicitors (2000-2009); Supervisor and Head of Actions Against Police -Scott Moncrieff & Associates (2010-2012); Head of Abuse and Actions against Police – Jordans Solicitors (2013-2015); Solicitor (providing maternity cover for Head of Actions against Police) – Imran Khan (incorporating Christian Khan) Solicitors (2015).

Previously, Lisa acted for one of the lead claimants in Various Claimants v 1) Bryn Alyn Community (Holdings) Limited 2) Royal and Sun Alliance Plc (2003) in which the Court of Appeal extended the scope of the Limitation Act 1980. Lisa has been responsible for the generic work and for overseeing individual claims on the St Williams multi party action which comprises the largest single group action in an abuse action against a single home in the UK. Additionally, Lisa advised on a multi party action against the MOJ arising from historical abuse suffered at Medomsley Detention Centre.
Lisa is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group and Association of Child Abuse Lawyers

Role:

Acting Head of Claimant and Actions against the Police

Other interests:

Family, travelling, reading, running

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