Maud Lepez


Brain Injury | Inquests and Fatal Claims | International | Road accidents

About Maud:

A dual-qualified lawyer, Solicitor of England & Wales and French Avocate, Maud specialises in cross-border personal injury litigation and assists her clients both in England and in France. She is based in the London office, with a secondary practice in Paris.

Maud has joined RWK Goodman in February 2024, after 13 years developing the Claimant practice at niche firm Pierre Thomas Law.


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  • Road traffics accidents abroad
  • Ski and snowboard accidents
  • Accidents in a public place abroad
  • Holiday accidents
  • Criminal injury compensation
  • Aggravation claims under French law
  • Brain injuries
  • Complex orthopaedic injuries
  • Dental and maxillo-facial injuries
  • Multiple and catastrophic injuries
  • Fatal injuries

Maud always has her clients’ interests at heart and is a good listener who understands clients’ needs and goals. She communicates complex issues of foreign law and procedure in an intelligible way and in the client’s own language and is proactive in finding solutions.


  • Klifa v Slater [2022] EWHC 427 (QB) Established jurisdiction of the English courts in a skiing accident in France after Brexit
  • Owen v Galgey [2020] EWHC 3546 (QB): successful at preliminary issue on applicable law under Rome II Regulation
  • Secured a £600,000 compensation, after a 2/3-1/3 liability split, for a French young man who suffered a moderately severe brain injury in a road traffic accident in England
  • Recovered €180,000 for a young model who was the victim of a gas explosion in France and suffered facial scarring
  • Settled for over £200,000, four weeks before trial in the High Court of Justice, the claim of a French woman who had suffered severe orthopaedic injuries in a ski collision in France, caused by an English snowboarder
  • Regularly instructed by lawyers in Ireland, Scotland and England & Wales to provide legal opinions and French law expert's reports


À propos de Maud:

Avocate au Barreau de Paris et Solicitor of England & Wales, Maud intervient dans le cadre de litiges transfrontaliers du dommage corporel et assiste ses clients tant en Angleterre qu’en France. Elle est basée au bureau de Londres, avec un cabinet secondaire à Paris.

Maud a rejoint RWK Goodman en février 2024, après 13 années aux côtés des victimes d’accidents au sein du cabinet Pierre Thomas Law.

Maud met toujours au premier plan les intérêts de ses clients, elle est à l’écoute et comprend leurs besoins et les objectifs. Elle communique les questions complexes de droit et de procédure étrangers de manière intelligible et dans la langue de ses clients et est proactive dans la recherche de solutions.

Exemples de dossiers:

  • Transaction à hauteur de £600,000, après application d’un partage de responsabilité 2/3-⅓, pour le compte d’un jeune homme francais renversé par une voiture en Angleterre ayant subi un traumatisme crânien modéré
  • Négociation de €180,000 pour un jeune Anglais démarrant une carrière de top modèle qui fut victime d’une explosion de gaz à Paris et subit des blessures au visage
  • Obtention d’une indemnisation de plus de £200,000 pour le compte d’une Française blessée dans un accident de ski en France causé par un snowboarder anglais

Learn more about Maud's area of expertise:

International lawyers
With many global clients, a significant amount of RWK Goodman’s work is international. We regularly work for both private individuals and businesses to meet their legal requirements around the world.
We understand how traumatic and life changing an injury can be, so place a team around every client to ensure you get the care, recovery, and compensation you deserve.
Doctor indicates brain injury on brain scans
Brain injury claims
The emotional turmoil and distress following a brain injury to a loved one is felt by not only the injured person but also wider family and friends. So if you’re considering a brain injury compensation claim, you’ll want to make sure you have all the necessary support and advice from an expert team of solicitors who understand what you might be going through.
Road traffic accident claims
Road traffic accidents are all too common. Whether you’ve been injured as a driver, pedestrian, passenger, motorcyclist, rider or cyclist, you may be entitled to compensation to help you get your life back on track
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Spinal injury claims
However you came by your spinal injury, our specialist injury solicitors can help you get the compensation you deserve. As dedicated spinal cord injury claims solicitors, we can advise you on securing compensation which will help with your immediate and long term needs.
Inquest solicitors
When a loved one dies an inquest provides an opportunity to have your questions answered. Our dedicated solicitors are here to help find the answers you need.

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