Areas of law covered

Jenny acts for claimants in clinical negligence and personal injury claims. She specialises in catastrophic injury claims.


  • Solicitor (LLB/LPC)

Brief overview of your career

Jenny graduated from Manchester University with a LLB Law degree. Jenny started her legal career as a personal injury paralegal in 2002, she qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and since then has gained considerable experience working exclusively for the victims of accidents and medical negligence. Jenny joined Griffith Smith LLP as head of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence department in 2010.

Professional memberships & accreditations

  • Accredited Member of the Law Society Personal Injury Scheme
  • Accredited member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers at Litigator level

What you offer your clients

She is fiercely supportive of her clients and willing to go the extra mile to fight their corner and get them the settlement they deserve.

She is known for her sympathetic handling of the most sensitive of cases, including those involving fatalities.

Why you love what you do

When dealing with cases involving serious injury we are often able to secure funding for rehabilitation and financial support to help our clients get the treatment they need and to replace lost earnings. It is very rewarding to help people get their lives back on track in this way.

Personal interests

Jenny has two young children and when she is not running around after them she enjoys (trying) to run for fun. She particularly loves getting out for a run on the south downs.

  • I have found Jenny to be very approachable and helpful and would definitely recommend Griffith Smith.
  • Jennifer was fantastic kept us informed all the way.
  • Thank you for helping me to gain justice in such a kind and supportive way.
  • I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. Jennifer Ray is an absolute star, she was always available when I needed to talk to her and she kept me up-to-date with every step of my case. I wish every professional person I have come into contact with was as professional as this lady. I would recommend anybody to use Jennifer Ray in similar cases.
    Mr B, Maidstone
  • I was treated with courtesy and kindness throughout what was an upsetting time for me. My case was dealt with promptly and the settlement meant I was able to move on with my life.
    Ms H, Brighton
  • I cannot thank you enough for taking on the claim. The last couple of years have been so difficult emotionally that it was a tremendous relief when you agreed to take the case over and bringing it to such a satisfactory conclusion – so thank you once again.
    Mrs F, Brighton
  • Excellent service, 100%.
    Mr H, Essex
  • Thank you, exceptional service and communication.
    Mr G, Brighton
  • It was only when Jennifer took over my case that things actually happened. Her communication was excellent.
    Mr M, East Sussex
  • A very satisfactory service in advice and results, thank you.
    Mrs T, Brighton
  • Thank you for all your help.
    Mr C, Bournemouth
  • The whole procedure was very daunting but you couldn’t have been more helpful in obtaining a satisfactory conclusion. You were easy to talk to and I would certainly recommend you.
    Mrs D, Farnborough
  • Jenny has been a pleasure to deal with. I would recommend your service to others.
    Mrs C, Brighton
  • The outcome far exceeded my expectations. I was delighted!
    Mr J, Brighton
  • Excellent service provided, I actually felt looked after and confident with my solicitor throughout. I extend my sincere thanks and gratitude for all that has been done.
    Mr R, Henfield
  • …Many thanks for everything you have done to bring my case to a satisfactory conclusion.
    Mr P, Lancing
  • Contentious Probate - I felt completely as ease with Jennifer she was calming experienced and diligent in the way she acted for me although I was very anxious about the matter Jennifer helped to reassure my fears

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