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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

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

Excellent representation in court

- Mr Gibson, Telford

Communication surrounding my injury claim was excellent with other departments within the firm.

- Mrs L Dowbiggin, Much Wenlock

Very personable solicitor who spoke in plain English and was approachable.

- Mr J Hughes, Church Stretton

Helpful and courteous. Took time to explain complex issues.

- Mr J Barrett & Mrs W Barrett, Oswestry

Client Quotes

Communication surrounding my injury claim was excellent with other departments within the firm.

- Mrs L Dowbiggin, Much Wenlock

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

- Mrs E Turner, Hereford

A nice bright welcoming office with very polite, friendly and helpful staff. Very efficient service.

- Mr N Bakewell & Mrs J Bakewell, Worcester

They were very experienced and very professional, offering a top class service

- Mr V Jones, Pontesbury

He was always calm, efficient, prompt and helpful.

- Rev M Thomas & Prof K Thomas, Oxfordshire

Latest Case Study

19 Jun 2019

Package Holiday Injury Claim

Miss G was injured whilst on holiday in Goa. The matter was a strongly disputed package holiday claim. Miss G was on...