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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 Quotes

The professionalism of the service received and the expert knowledge of the solicitor who handled my case.

- Mr K Whitelaw, Wolverhampton

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

When the lawyer handling my case was not available, his assistant handled the situation very well and kept us informed through to completion.

- Mr P Joyner & Mrs J Joyner, Bromyard

Very patient - my own records weren't the best.

- Mr J Pearson, 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