Jane Welsh

Associate

Jane is an Associate solicitor in our accidents team.

Jane provides advice on all personal injury claims but specifically those against employers and public bodies. She advises on claims involving all sorts of injuries and has specific expertise in brain injury and asbestos disease claims. Jane also deals with claims involving wills, trusts and estates.

Jane is a Senior Litigator qualified member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and a Member of the Law Society personal injury panel.

APIl Senior Litigator

 

Key Achievements
  • Settled claim for a young dancer on the very brink of her career who sustained a brain injury in a road traffic accident

  • Settled a claim for a man who having received serious head injuries then received substandard care from the hospital to which he was taken

  • Settled a product liability claim for a fellow professional following the catastrophic failure of his bicycle as he was travelling at speed so that he landed on the road on his face requiring significant plating and leaving him with multiple scars

  • Resolved through mediation a family farm dispute involving son father and uncle arising out of grandfather’s Will made in the 1970s

Areas of Expertise
  • All personal injury claims especially those against employers and public bodies

  • Personal injury claims involving all types of injury but particular expertise in brain injury and asbestos disease cases

  • Cases in the High Court, the county court and the Insurance portal undertaken

  • All cases involving Wills, trusts and estates, whether in the Chancery division of the High Court or the county court

  • Bringing and defending claims by beneficiaries who believe they have not received sufficient from an estate

  • Wills drafted in ambiguous terms or incorrectly

  • Wills coming about in strange or unusual circumstances

  • Trust litigation arising out of Wills

Career History
  • 1993 – 1995: Eversheds – Solicitor

  • 1995 – 1999: Eversheds – Associate

  • 1999 – 2001: MA in personnel and development

  • 2001 - 2004: Cozens-Hardy – Solicitor

  • 2004 – present: Cozens-Hardy - Associate

Assisted by:

Rebecca Copeland

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