“Specialist catastrophic personal injury and clinical negligence firm Potter Rees Dolan is known for its work in complex brain and spinal injury cases, amputation claims, serious orthopaedic injuries and criminal injuries. Other key areas of work include accidents abroad, in the workplace, in public places, road traffic accidents, serious criminal assaults, fatal accidents and matters involving Post-Concussion Syndrome following minor brain injuries, where Rachel Rees has particular expertise. Fellow founding partner Hugh Potter leads the personal injury team. Richard Edwards is also recommended for his 'great expertise and experience'.
On the clinical negligence side, Helen Dolan heads up the team, which also includes Lesley Herbertson, who is praised for her 'brilliant client care', and Gill Edwards, who has expertise in cases involving birth injury, brain and spinal injury and amputation.” – Legal 500 2021
Helen Dolan, Senior Partner and Head of Clinical Negligence says:
“I am very pleased that the considerable skill of my colleagues in the CN department has been recognised; we have a formidable team here who are dedicated to offering a gold standard service to clients in combination with a highly pro-active approach to maximising their damages.”
Hugh Potter, Senior Partner and Head of Personal Injury, was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ for 2021, while Richard Edwards, Partner within our Personal Injury team, was named as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ this time around, having been given ‘Rising Star’ status last year. Hugh comments:
“I am immensely proud that our brilliant PI team we have gradually built up over years has been recognised. It is testament to their great skill and experience dealing with badly injured clients and often difficult claims.”
Other ‘key individuals’ mentioned in the Legal 500 for 2021 include Partners from within the Personal Injury team here at Potter Rees Dolan, including Gary Herbert; Helen Shaw; Alison Hartley and Jeanne Evans.