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HEADWAY SELNWK is always here to support you as you consider any Legal Issues However, we are not lawyers and cannot advise you. You can refer to the HEADWAY UK website for information about compensation, personal injury lawyers and trusts, complaints procedures and legislation

However, although we cannot formally endorse any law firm, we are pleased to provide details of the following firms, all of whom have extensive personal injury experience and strong reputations in the areas that are particularly relevant after a brain injury. It is important that you understand that these firms do not pay us for providing their information, nor do we get any referral fees if clients go to them from our information. In addition, any contact you have with any of these firms are entirely confidential between you and them, and HEADWAY SELNWK is not involved in any way unless invited by yourself.

Legal Partners

Irwin Mitchell Solicitors LLP
40, Holborn Viaduct
London EC1N 2PZ
Tel. 0870 1500 100
Fax 0207 404 0208


‘We understand the life-changing impact from those who have an acquired brain injury. With years of experience working with people who have suffered in this way, we know what our clients are going through and understand what needs to be done to secure the compensation they deserve. We are a specialist legal practice that is always looking after client interest and we are one of the largest and most highly regarded national personal injury law firms in the country. Our reputation for helping people who have suffered from a head injury is second to none and every year we recover millions of pounds of compensation for people who have been injured in this way.’
‘Irwin Mitchell’s strength lies in its depth and breadth of experience, with its lawyers fighting hard for its clients, both in terms of damages and for support services required prior to the conclusion of claims. They are extremely well regarded by clients and peers alike.’ ( The Legal 500, 2012)


Thackray Williams LLP
Kings House
32 – 40 Widmore Road

Tel: 020 8290 0440
Fax: 020 8464 5282


The Thackray Williams Personal Injury Team is dedicated to ensuring that our clients receive the best support and legal services available in difficult times. Our specialist department run by Paul Finn (Partner) and assisted by David Bowers (Solicitor) provide personal service and support for each individuals needs.
We are active in our support for HeadwaySELNWK and its clientele and are proud to be involved in supporting such a great organisation.
We provide a personal hands on legal support facility to those within the local community London, South East and Kent, as well as surrounding areas for those that have suffered potentially catastrophic and traumatic life changing head injuries.
Our Personal Injury Team is supported by specialists within our Private Client Department, including Deirdre Barnes who has extensive knowledge and expertise with Court of Protection, Personal Injury Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney. We at Thackray Williams are entrusted to ensure that you receive the level of support and the commitment and experience required to successfully pursue your claims.
Furthermore, we offer Conditional Fee Agreements for those claims that merit such alternative forms of funding and to enable those who do not have alternative finances to pursue their claims.
We are extremely proud of our Personal Injury Team and the holistic and comprehensive approach that we bring to managing your claim and supporting you throughout (The Legal 500).


ASB Aspire
Horizon House
Eclipse Park
Sittingbourne Road
Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3EN
Tel: 01622 35600
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Over three decades the team at asb aspire has supported people suffering from catastrophic and serious injury, so we understand the impact on sufferers and, more widely, their families and carers.  We know that the effects are life changing and potentially permanent and so we strive to achieve the best compensation for victims.  Our reputation is built on championing effective rehabilitation as the pathway to maximising recovery, and our own network of professionals - both local and national - in this very specialised field provides immediate access to the support that sufferers and their families need throughout.

Our vulnerable people team, led by one of only 60 Court of Protection appointed Panel Deputies in the country, is also on-hand to provide the long-term support that people dealing with the permanent effects of serious injury require.

The services we can access include:

■ medical and other professionals to support your claim

■ professional brain injury case managers

■ financial and benefits advisers

■ Court of Protection deputy service

■ Wills, tax and trust advice for families of injured persons

We offer a free no obligation initial meeting and are able to attend at a location that best suits you.   


Anthony Gold
The Counting House
53 Tooley Street
London Bridge City,London SE1 2QN
Tel: 020 7940 4000


At Anthony Gold we have been helping people rebuild their lives following a brain injury for over 50 years. Our partners are renowned experts in their field, meaning Anthony Gold is recognised as one of the leading firms in serious injury cases in the two foremost independent legal directories; Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500. It is this formidable reputation that sees us regularly asked to take over the running of cases that have been mishandled by other solicitors. Whether the correct facts have not been found in relation to the accident circumstances, or the level of compensation has been undervalued, we deliver the best possible outcome, despite previous errors that may have been made.

Our focus is on ensuring our clients have the very best team supporting them on their road to recovery. From appointing the very best medical experts to assess the injuries suffered, to care and rehabilitation specialists, our solicitors have built up a trusted network of some of the most accomplished experts in the UK, people we trust to do the best job for our clients. Our expertise is not limited to the UK, we can help following an accident anywhere in the world.

"They are very quick to respond and very welcoming and open – they provide the complete package” – Chambers & Partners 2014


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