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Alice Wood

Solicitor

Alice joined Farleys in March 2018 as a Litigation Executive in the Abuse and Inquests team based in Manchester, before commencing her training contract in September 2020 and qualifying into the firm’s Abuse and Inquests team in September 2022. Prior to her qualification, Alice undertook seats within the Abuse and Inquests, Family and Commercial Litigation teams.

Alice specialises in representing bereaved families, with a particular emphasis on mental health related deaths and deaths in prison, police custody, hospital and local authority care. Alice also specialises in civil claims against the state involving breaches of the European Convention of Human Rights, with an emphasis on Human Rights Act claims arising from the death of a loved one. Alice is also experienced in representing clients in actions against the police and prison service.

Prior to joining Farleys, Alice graduated Lancaster University in 2016 with an LLB Honours in Law. Whilst working with the firm, she was awarded a Masters with distinction, which incorporated the Legal Practice Course.

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What people say about Alice

"Alice Wood is a brilliant solicitor. A safe pair of hands and always on top of the papers. She is always willing to go over and above and, often at short notice, will find a way to find the answer to a question. She’s a solution-focused person."

Legal 500 2023

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Legal 500 2023

"Alice Wood is a brilliant solicitor. A safe pair of hands and always on top of the papers. She is always willing to go over and above and, often at short notice, will find a way to find the answer to a question. She’s a solution-focused person."

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