Estelle specialises in defending complex large loss and catastrophic personal injury claims covering a wide range of areas to include motor, employers' liability and public liability claims, with a particular interest in claims involving animals.
Estelle comes from a background of Claimant clinical negligence and personal injury with 17 years in the defendant sphere.
Estelle is a Partner based in our Manchester office. She has been a named individual for a number of insurers on their select panels to handle claims of the utmost severity and, together with a team of dedicated assistants, handles claims ranging in value from £100,000 to over £10m.
Estelle has extensive experience dealing with injury claims at all levels, to include brain injuries, severe spinal injuries, amputations and complex fatal claims in addition to chronic pain and subtle brain injury claims. She has a particular interest in claims of complex causation and the forensic analysis of the same.
Estelle is keen to adopt a collaborative approach working in the best interests of all to achieve a timely conclusion, encouraging early engagement in rehabilitation and claim resolution. She is however recognised to be equally robust in her defence of claims where warranted and has been described in Legal 500 as "a tenacious and highly intelligent solicitor who has a fantastic tactical awareness and is the go-to partner if the matter is likely to go to trial."
Catastrophic Injury & Large Loss claims
Employers' & Public Liability
Insurance & Reinsurance