Charlotte Dowson, Complex Injury Solicitor, Bolt Burdon Kemp Solicitors Charlotte Dowson, Complex Injury Solicitor, Bolt Burdon Kemp Solicitors

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Charlotte is a Senior Solicitor in the Complex Injury team, having joined the firm in 2019.

She has an advocacy background having qualified as a Barrister in 2012 before cross-qualifying as a Solicitor in April 2017.

Charlotte has specialised in helping people who have sustained serious injuries since September 2013.  She has considerable experience in workplace accident claims where workers have sustained serious injuries such as traumatic and elective amputations, crush injuries, complex orthopaedic injuries and where they have developed psychological conditions.  Charlotte has also assisted families of workers who have suffered fatal accidents and has experience of inquests.  Charlotte has assisted injured service personnel and their families in making claims against the Ministry of Defence due to a wide range of issues.  Charlotte has a particular interest in amputation claims and those involving complex psychiatric issues.

In addition to the above Charlotte has been involved in a wide range of cases including those relating to accidents in public places (including claims against local authorities, businesses and individuals) and road traffic collisions (including claims involving complex indemnity issues and claims against the Motor Insurers’ Bureau where the driver responsible for the collision is either uninsured or untraced).  She has helped people who have sustained a variety of injuries, ranging from complex orthopaedic injuries to traumatic brain injuries.

Charlotte previously ran a Legal Advice Clinic at Headway East London and is an accredited Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Charlotte obtained a First Class degree with honours from Sheffield Hallam University.  She then obtained a grade of Very Competent on the Bar Professional Training Course and a Distinction on the Legal Practice Course, both at BBP Law School in Leeds.

Professional memberships

  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Senior Litigator

Charlotte's Recent Posts

Accident Claims
Road Traffic Collisions at Work – What your employer should be doing for you

In March 2000 the Government, in its Road Safety Strategy Tomorrow’s Roads: safer for everyone, set out ten-year targets for the reduction of road deaths and…

By Charlotte Dowson
Accident Claims
Charlotte Dowson writes for Health and Safety Matters, 1 April 2021

By Charlotte Dowson
Accident Claims
Construction accidents, their impact and how to access help

Construction work is physically demanding and inevitably accidents and injuries on construction sites do occur from time to time.  Thankfully more often than not the…

By Charlotte Dowson

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