Our brain injury specialists
About Hugh James
Hugh James is a long-established Top 100 firm of around 550 people, including 44 partners, and offer our clients – who range from owner-managed businesses and private individuals to multinational corporations, financial institutions, public bodies and not-for-profit organisations – the range, strength and depth of expertise they need.
Hugh James also has over fifty years experience of providing legal advice on the significant events in our clients’ lives. We have over 30 lawyers devoted entirely to personal law. Between them, they cover pretty well every area on which a private individual would need advice over the course of a lifetime. In a nutshell, whatever your legal requirement, Hugh James can help.
The catastrophic injury team comprises of specialist lawyers who deal purely with brain and spinal cord injury claims together with a dedicated Court of Protection unit with court appointed Deputy which supports individuals who lack capacity to manage their financial affairs. The team also has a multi-disciplinary element, with an experienced social worker, welfare benefits advisor and accountant.
As a client of Hugh James, you will get bespoke expert legal advice and arrangements will be made for you to get access to the best care, treatment and rehabilitation you require. Working purely in this field, our experts understand the impact that traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries can have upon an individual and their family and time and care is taken to make the process of applying for compensation as stress free as possible.
Hugh James brain injury specialists are recognised for their expertise and frequently feature in publications such as The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. They are also members of Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, The Law Society Personal Injury Panel, Headway approved solicitors, BISWG approved solicitors, Child Brain Injury Trust approved solicitors, Spinal Injury Association approved solicitors and Brain Injury Group.
Brain injury case studies
Brain injury compensation after a road traffic collision
Rehabilitation Code facilitates return to work
Severe brain injury after cycling accident