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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

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

How easy it was to speak to her and she explained the situation to me in ways that I could understand.

- Mrs S Mizrahi, Hereford

She replied to my emails and concerns almost immediately, including evenings and weekends!

- Mrs E Turner, Hereford

All staff were polite, efficient and professional. Advice was clear and informative. I like the fact that everyone explained legalities with clarity.

- Mrs L Draycott, Oswestry

Enthusiastic approach to handling cases.

- Tomlinson's Dairies Ltd, Wrexham

Client Quotes

They simplified the appeal process for me considerably

- Mr Griffiths

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

We would like to offer our sincere gratitude for the kindness, understanding and professionalism you have given during this very difficult time. We would not hesitate to recommend the services of Lanyon Bowdler.

- Ms H Gardiner, Herefordshire

Very polite members of staff, took the time to explain everything to us.

- Mr R Wilford & Mrs J Wilford, Bromyard

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

Latest Case Study

15 May 2019

Amputation of left leg settles for just under £1million

A claimant from Telford, received just under £1 million in

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