I am a Solicitor with over 14 years experience. I am Sheffield born and bred and I am a graduate of SHU
I obtained my LLB Law degree here at SHU and was privileged to be selected to work in SHU's then law clinic back in 1999. I went on to complete my LPC at The University of Sheffield.
I qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and in 2006, aged 25 I was made partner of a local law firm where I remained for a further 6 years. My area of expertise is personal injury and I was responsible for running and developing the personal injury department including business development, marketing, file handling and supervising a large team of staff. I also played a key role in the firm obtaining and maintaining its Lexcel accreditation. I focused on RTA claims and providing legal advice to people out in the community, in particular those of different ethnic backgrounds, speaking different languages and whom ordinarily would have found it difficult to obtain legal advice.
I was a founding member of Lawyer's Against Fraud, a group set up to deal with the injustice arising from allegations of fraud in personal injury claims. I was a member of MASS, a Senior litigator with APIL and was approved by the SRA Personal Injury Panel. In 2013 I started working at another local law firm as their Head of Personal Injury and my expertise now spans across all types of personal injury claims including RTA's, work related stress claims, EL,PL, OL, Product liability, animal injuries, MIB, CICA and medical negligence claims. I also have a particular interest in Coronial Law and have undertaken placements at Sheffield's Medical Legal Centre with HM Coroner Chris Dorries and also at Sheffield County Court via the JAC to continue with my own professional development.
I work as a Senior Solicitor supervising case work in HKC Law Clinic and assisting in the development of the ABS that will give students a hands on experience in working in a fully functional law firm engaging in reserved legal activities.