A celebrity make-up artist has won over £154,000 damages against a top cosmetic surgeon who she said left her feeling like a 'freak'.
Tracie Giles, 52, sued over an operation conducted by Dr Alexandra Chambers to sculpt her thighs.
The result was 'traumatic' and left her unable to go to the beach or spa, a judge was told.
Dr Chambers, founding president of the British Association of Body Sculpting with a practice in Marylebone, London, denied negligence.
But Judge Graham Wood QC,sitting at London's High Court, ruled Ms Giles was entitled to £154,301 in damages plus an interim payment of £240,000 towards her legal costs.
Ms Giles, who made her name with a 'permanent make-up' treatment, had accused Dr Chambers of draining too much fat from her legs in a lipolysis procedure in August 2012.
She claimed the operation left her so top heavy she had to have a breast reduction.
Lawyers said in a statement on behalf of Knightsbridge beautician Ms Giles: 'Ms Giles is pleased that the court has found in her favour and wants to thank the court for its careful