• Lesley Herbertson has settled a complex cerebral palsy claim for £10.6 million
  • Gary Herbert achieved total compensation for brain injured clients of more than £16.5m in June 2018
  • Potter Rees Dolan were on the Legal 500 Awards 2018 insurance shortlist for the North West
  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £45million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016 and 2017
  • Hugh Potter secured a settlement figure of just under £13 million thanks to change in discount rate
  • Rachel Rees, expert personal injury lawyer, recovered over £15 million in compensation for clients with a brain injury last year
  • We secured an interim payment of £2.1 million for 20 year old with cerebral palsy to purchase a permanent home - official judgment to follow shortly

# About Us

Potter Rees Dolan serious injury solicitors is a firm of experienced, committed solicitors based in Manchester. We provide comprehensive and straightforward legal advice covering many different aspects of law, including:

Our aim is to provide the very best client care and guidance. We are a highly passionate law firm, willing to go the extra mile so you enjoy the best possible service and are given every chance of securing the outcome you are after.

We are not afraid to take on complex cases, even if other law firms have turned them down, We have the skills and the positive attitude needed to get the right result..


We act for many clients in the North West, but also take on cases from across the UK. Our offices in the centre of Manchester are fully wheelchair accessible, and we can easily be reached by road - with free parking for clients and visitors - rail, bus and tram. However, we are happy to travel to see you at home or in hospital should you prefer.

We are also able to offer new and existing clients in Cumbria our office facilities at 1-2 Mason Court, Gillan Way, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9GR – click here for our location.

Legal costs

We will advise you in full about paying your legal costs.We offer a range of funding options, including ‘No Win/No Fee’ agreements and legal expense insurance. Our initial advice is always free.

The firm is a proud supporter of a number of charitable organisations, including:

Many of our staff members are actively involved in these organisations, especially in the Headway branches located in Stockport, Trafford, Halton and St Helens, Salford and Liverpool, as well as the new Cumbria branch.

A large number of our lawyers are AvMA Panel members, SRA Accredited and/or Members of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, ensuring you receive the best advice, service and client care at all times.

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about how the professional and dedicated team at Potter Rees Dolan can help you today, call us on 0800 027 2557. You can also allow us to get in contact with you by completing our online enquiry form.

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