Naina Tilney LLB

Partner and Head of Personal Injury

T: 01733 882882

Service Area(s):

  • Personal Injury


  • Peterborough

Naina is a Partner and Head of the Personal Injury Department. Naina gained her Law Degree at the University of East Anglia and she attended the College of Law in Chester.

Since qualifying in 1989, Naina has worked exclusively in Civil Litigation with a strong bias in Personal Injury.

Naina developed the only Defendant insurer litigation practice in Peterborough, successfully defending Employers Liability, Public Liability and Professional Negligence claims for a number of insurers.

Naina also has extensive experience in dealing with high value, complex head injury/multiple injury cases for Claimants, achieving settlement through skillful negotiations or at trial.

Legal 500 Leading Individual 2019  Legal 500 recommended lawyer 2019

In 2018, Naina continued to be a Leading Individual and is recommended by the Legal 500 in the following areas of her expertise:

Legal 500 Leading Individual

Personal Injury (Claimant)

  • “'It is an excellent example of a regional firm which provides good quality legal services, primarily to the injured victims of accidents',” Legal 500 2019
  • “The team at Hunt & Coombs LLP is ‘dedicated and client-focused‘.” Legal 500 2018  
  • “'Shrewd and tough'” Legal 500 2019
  • "The ‘experienced, shrewd and robust’ Naina Tilney," Legal 500 2017
  • "'impresses with its friendliness and efficiency’. Naina Tilney, who ‘provides very clear instructions and responds quickly,'" Legal 500 2016

Personal Injury (Defendant)

  • “specialises in complex and high-value claims, among which are those arising from amputations, brain injuries, serious orthopaedic injuries and complex psychiatric injuries.” Legal 500 2018
  • "receives numerous referrals from commercial clients and is ‘a very robust advocate for her clients’ interests’." Legal 500 2017
  • "lead PI partner Naina Tilney settled a £500,000 claim for £13,000 plus solicitors’ costs for a corporate client and persuaded a leading insurer to cover a large part of the client’s outlay." Legal 500 2016

Chambers UK 2018

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Naina is described as being a 'notable practitioner' and has received a Band 1 recommendation for her Personal Injury Claimant work in Peterborough and surrounds from Chambers UK 2018.

  • "Naina is lauded by sources for her personal injury expertise and high quality client service." Chambers UK 2018

Personal Injury is her primary focus and specifically Naina can advise you on:

Personal Injury - Claimant

  • High Value/complex multiple injury cases arising from:
  • Accidents at work
  • Road Traffic Accidents
  • Slips/Trips

Personal Injury – Defendant Insurers/Self Insured Organisations

  • Working within insurers service level agreements
  • Defending Employers Liability, Public Liability and Professional Negligence claims.