Disability benefits: if at first you don’t succeed – appeal
11 December 2019
Kimberley specialises in personal injuries of the utmost severity such as brain and spinal injuries, limb amputations (both upper and lower limbs) and multiple orthopaedic trauma. She advises on all types of claims including those arising from road traffic accidents, accidents at work and accidents in public places.
Kimberley was the winner of the Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Award 2018. She has also been ‘recommended’ in The Legal 500 and named as ‘outstanding’ and ‘highly recommended’ in the Good Lawyer Guide.
Kimberley achieved settlements in excess of £30m for her injured clients between 2015 and 2018. One of these cases, comprised a settlement in 2017 of £9m for a motorcyclist who sustained a severe traumatic brain injury and a spinal cord injury. Another case, comprised a settlement of £2.7m in 2018 for a young factory worker who suffered a below knee amputation in a road traffic accident. Kimberley was also the lead fee-earner in the Court of Appeal ruling of Jacobs v MIB .
After studying law at the University of Bristol and Chester College of Law, Kimberley qualified as a solicitor in 1998. Since qualifying, she has spent nearly 20 years working in respected City of London law firms.
Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers since 1998.
Kimberley’s cases are often the subject of media interest, with coverage including the BBC news and The Southend Echo. She has appeared on television and radio following settlement of high- profile cases (for example the Court of Appeal case of Jacobs v MIB).
Kimberley enjoys keeping fit, spending time with her young family and long walks with friends.