I have always found you to be extremely helpful and very pleasant to work with. I would always recommend CWJ to anyone and you in particular and I always trusted your advice.Client 2019
“Thank you for all of your support, guidance and advice throughout the process. It was greatly valued by me and the Board."Client 2018
Michelle qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 1998.
In her previous role as a defence clinical negligence lawyer handling claims for the NHS, she was involved in high value claims arising out of catastrophic injuries, as well more general negligence cases.
She joined Clarkson Wright & Jakes' Personal Injury team in June 2005 to specialise in personal injury and clinical negligence work.
Her interests include cycling, walking, running, going to the gym and DIY.
Expertise - personal injury
- Accidents at work
- Accidents in public places
- Road traffic accidents
- Industrial disease claims
- Property damage
- Costs - drafting points of dispute/attending detailed assessment hearings
Expertise - clinical negligence
- Surgery claims
Before joining Clarkson Wright & Jakes, Michelle acted for more than 1,200 claimants as part of the Nationwide Organ Retention Litigation team. This involved analysing large amounts of data (spanning some 60 years) and pursuing complex legal arguments. Michelle's other recent cases included peritonitis during an operation and wrongful birth.
Claim to fame
"I once had a long conversation with Les Dawson on the telephone, during which he called me a "naughty girl"! (I'm not going into it further...)"