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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

Efficient and effective service; good knowledge and understanding of procedures; good organisation; courtesy.

- Mrs S Pilkington, Nottinghamshire

Prompt response, clear advice.

- Dr A Geeson & Dr N Geeson, Hereford

I always felt you were working in my best interests, but you didn't sugar coat or patronise me. My case was complex and I appreciated the professionalism shown and how the legal system "worked"

- Mrs J Bradford, Stafford

Very good team across many disciplines.

- Woodland Heritage Ltd, Surrey

Very professional standards and advice.

- Mr S Barnes & J Barnes, Hereford

Client Quotes

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

Knowledge of all issues regarding house purchase. Used you before four years ago and you're still performing to a high standard.

- Mrs J Ward & Dr J Jenkins, Shrewsbury

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

Kept me up to date in any process made.

- Mr P Haigh, Suffolk

Efficient and hassle free, thanks so much.

- Mrs J Moller, Oswestry

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...