- Recommended lawyer for 'Personal injury: defendant (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2021
Paula is a partner in our Manchester office who specialises in claims and litigation arising in the transport, manufacturing, hospitality and care sectors, and handles matters from pre-litigation through to trial or alternative dispute resolution. She deals with employers' liability, public liability, product liability and disease cases.
She acts for a range of clients including self- insured corporate clients, insurers and loss adjusters.
Paula specialises in rail liability work and acts for a number of train operators. Her cases often involve high value and politically sensitive litigation, including claims brought under the claims allocation and handling agreement (CAHA).
She has a varied caseload involving polytrauma, amputation, fatal accident claims, chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She also has experience in disease work including mesothelioma, vibration white finger, noise induced hearing loss, repetitive injury claims and cancer.
Paula is ranked as a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2017.
She frequently delivers training to clients and is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers.
- Qualified in England and Wales in 1998.