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Karen Clarke

Senior Legal Assistant - Personal Injury Claims Team


Karen's Teams

Personal Injury


Profile/Experience

Karen works as a senior litigation assistant in the personal injury department.  She is a member of the fast track team dealing with all types of claims with a value of up to £15,000.00.

After leaving college she completed a one year NVQ in Business Studies and then obtained full time employment in a solicitor’s office and has been working in a legal office ever since.

Karen is to take her final ILEX Part II examination shortly with a view to becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives.

Karen has been working with Lanyon Bowdler since 1996 and whilst working on claims with a value of up to £15,000 she also has experience of working on heavy weight cases including a fatal claim. In addition Karen was responsible for negotiating a settlement of £250,000 for a client as a result of clinical negligence.

Karen has a particular interest in Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims and recently was successful on appeal for an abuse victim and obtained a settlement of £13,000.00 after the initial application was refused. Karen also has a particular expertise in relation to dog bite claims.

Client Testimonials

Competence and detailed legal knowledge.

- Mr S Martin & Mrs R Martin, Shrewsbury

The welcome at reception and the relaxed atmosphere when discussing things with the person handling the sale of my property.

- Mr W Ward, Oswestry

Ed Burrell was excellent in every aspect of his support in selling my business. He was friendly and pleasant to deal with yet very professional.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

The understanding of my case, the kindness shown to me and the support given, not only by my solicitor but by his secretary.

- Mrs S Oliver, Shrewsbury

Superb in dealing with my case and care. I was extremely happy with the service and staff.

- Mr C Verlon, Telford

Client Quotes

I was competely satisfied with all aspects of the service.

- Mr S Taylor, Telford

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

You do what you say you are going to do within an estimated timescale

- Mrs Lewis, Bromyard

Under difficult circumstances from the moment I walked in, I was the only person that mattered. She could not do enough for me. Kind and compassionate. Thank you so much.

- Mrs J McMillan, Telford

Excellent, friendly, positive and extremely helpful. Nothing too much trouble - a job well done.

- Mrs P Moore, Mrs S Price

Latest Case Study

04 Oct 2018

Successful Application for Contract to be Terminated

D was injured in a road traffic collision several years ago and his personal injury claim settled for several million...