We are proud to announce that Helen Clifford has been named as Lawyer Monthly's Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year in their Women in Law Awards 2016.

Helen Clifford

Women in Law Awards 2016

Helen is a Partner and Head of McMillan William's Personal Injury department. After qualifying in 1996, at niche practice Clifford and Co, Helen went on to become senior partner in 2002.  In 2012 she joined Leigh Day and set up and ran their Construction Injury department before joining MW in 2015 as Head of Personal Injury. 

Helen's practise covers the full range of personal injury claims and a large proportion of her work is catastrophic injury cases with a concentration on brain and spinal injuries.

She is a recognised expert and speaker in the field of accidents at work, with a particular interest in the construction industry. She conducts complex and high value claims, including fatal accidents, which have occurred on large infrastructure projects in London.  

Helen has a reputation for maximising her clients’ claims, is adept in dealing with issues of quantum and liability, for being a skilled and tenacious negotiator and is tactically very able.  She is committed to her clients and achieves excellent results whilst providing the support they require throughout the course of their claims, ensuring they have access to appropriate rehabilitation and early interim payments.

In the last 12 months Helen has settled three claims for in excess of £1.5m and one in excess of £2m. Her current caseload includes 6 fatal accident claims, a young paraplegic and several teenagers with brain injuries.

In addition to her fee earning role, Helen She is also a tireless campaigner for improved Health and Safety in the workplace and is a driving force behind McMillan William's social media campaigns and support of FACK and Hazards Campaign.

Helen’s role includes marketing and business development as well as managing the department. She is an effective manager and mentor. She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Health and Safety
Lawyers’ Association.

MW Can Help

At MW our mission is "to make quality legal services accessible to everyone", including those who have been injured or killed in workplace accidents. If you or your family have suffered an accident at work and would like to speak to one of our expert injury solicitors, call us today on 020 3551 8500 or email us at enquiries@mwsolicitors.co.uk.

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