• We're proud to have secured over £114 MILLION in damages for our clients between 2018 & 2019!
  • Featured in the Times Best Law Firms 2020 guide under Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence
  • Rachel Rees wins Outstanding Contribution to Headway Award!

Welcome to Potter Rees Dolan Serious Injury Solicitors

Potter Rees Dolan is a firm of serious injury solicitors that provides high-quality legal services for people who have sustained a serious injury or live with a disability.

We are recognised by the Legal 500 and the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as one of the best firms in the North West. We act nationally for clients who have suffered a spinal cord injury or brain injury caused either by accident or because of clinical negligence. We are specialist lawyers with many years’ experience in dealing with claims of the utmost severity and complexity.

Our lawyers are recognised as leaders in their field. We take great pride in acting for our clients in a caring, professional and sensitive manner – always putting their interests and needs first. We have a proven track record of success and are renowned for recovering the highest levels of compensation possible for our clients.

For more information about the range of specialist services we provide, contact our experienced legal team today. Doing so couldn't be easier. Simply call us on 0800 027 2557 or complete our online enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


Our Services

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Personal Injury

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Clinical Negligence

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Court of Protection

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Legal Surgery

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Professional Negligence

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Welfare Benefits

Covid-19 Update: 4th August 2020

We would like to reassure you that we are committed to continuing to provide the same level of excellent service and client care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

The health of our team, our clients and our colleagues remains paramount and so to mitigate the risk posed by the virus following the latest advice from the Government, we have taken the following steps to ensure the safety of all:

  • The vast majority of our staff continue to work remotely from home, however as lockdown restrictions have been eased, from 3rd August we are able to provide a skeleton staff working in the office but we will constantly keep this under review and will not hesitate in reverting  to full home working if necessary. We are following Government guidelines and our offices are fully Covid-19 secure - all possible precautions have been taken to reduce risk when staff are working in the office.
  • As mentioned above, our priority is the health and safety of our staff, clients and visitors and so we will not be opening the office for client visits until further notice.
  • We ask you to please continue to send all correspondence and related documentation to Potter Rees Dolan by email wherever possible in order to reduce the risk of transmission of the virus. Staff are available to receive post but we wish to keep this to a minimum.  Only use the post or DX system where hard copies are requested or are required due to the terms of other documents. Please note that service of documents is only accepted by email or fax where express written authority is provided. Where a member of staff is unwell, you will receive an out of office reply. If that occurs, please treat any email you have sent as unread and resend the email to another member of the team.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us on 0800 027 2557 between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and once again thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times.

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Latest Testimonials

We pride ourselves in delivering excellent legal advice and client care, and are extremely pleased to be able to provide a few samples of the client testimonials and feedback we receive.

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I wanted to convey my deepest thanks to your firm for the recent success of my case.

Richard Edwards has been very supportive and patient during my very complex case. Whilst my mental health was fragile he ensured he treated me with kindness and dignity. I was always well informed and his attention detail, his ability to develop a rapport with the defendants team, the experts and barrister he chose all led to a successful end. I couldn't recommend Richard and your firm highly enough. Oh and a special mention to Susan Maunder [Richard's PA] who has had to chase me down especially when I was evasive, she has been lovely.

Thank you all so much.

Olwen McGregor

My involvement with Potter Rees Dolan, arose in respect of matters arising from a serious brain injury, which I incurred some years ago. Rachel Rees acted for me in respect of Personal Injury litigation arising therefrom; and Ruth Wright continues to represent me in related Court of Protection matters.

As a former, senior solicitor (now retired by reason of the accident) in a major international law firm, I have a fairly good idea of what to expect from lawyers – and PRD most certainly provides it!

Rachel’s efforts produced a positive outcome, for which I am very grateful. I found her to be highly competent and personable. Regarding the latter, I now consider her to be a friend, rather than just my former solicitor. Our relationship is ongoing, by reason of our mutual roles in the brain injury charity, Headway. As lead volunteer in my local branch of this organisation, Rachel certainly knows a thing or two about brain injury and this hardly goes amiss in respect of her representation of the brain injured!

Again, I find Ruth’s expertise and personality to be second to none. She hasn’t always told me what I wanted to hear, but I have every confidence in the appropriateness of her advice. In my view, such fearless honesty is a characteristic of an excellent lawyer!

AP, Manchester

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