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JMW Solicitors

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Why choose us?

JMW Solicitors catastrophic injury team has a specialist spinal cord injury team lead by Cathy Leech, SIA award-winning solicitor and fundraiser. JMW is proud to partner and support the Spinal Injuries Association and other charities working with seriously injured people and families. The personal injury team specialises in spinal injuries however caused including:

  • Road traffic accidents, pedestrian, cycling or motor vehicle
  • Accidents at work
  • Foreign accidents or overseas claimants injured in the UK
  • Sporting injuries
  • Military claims, including AFCS

The clinical negligence team is renowned for its long-standing expertise in SCI claims including cauda equina. They have handled hundreds of SCI medical negligence claims such as delayed or misdiagnosed treatment, inappropriate advice, and surgical errors.

JMW will support you and your family in the immediate aftermath relying on our experts in welfare rights, employment and case management partners to support early rehabilitation whilst we work on your compensation claim.

To find out more about how we may be able to help you after injury, visit our website here

Client testimonial

She did everything possible for me and went above and beyond to help me win my case and also invested a lot of time in helping me understand what was going on, which made a massive difference and put me at ease with every situation that arose

Dan Colley SCI client

Meet the team

Cathy Leech

head of catastrophic injury partner

Specialist SCI solicitor for over 20 years. Winner of 2 SIA Rebuilding Lives awards – excellence in legal care and fundraising. Legal 500 2022 ‘Catherine Leech is probably the best spinal injury solicitor in the country.’


Paul Breen

personal injury partner

With over 35 years’ experience of dealing with a wide and varied range of serious and catastrophic injury claims including those arising from road traffic accidents, accidents at work, pedestrian accidents and assaults resulting in claims to the criminal injuries compensation authority.

Eddie Jones

head of clinical negligence partner

Eddie specialises in brain and spinal injury cases and is widely regarded as a leading practitioner in the field having secured many multi-million-pound compensation settlements for children and adults. He has particular expertise in cauda equina cases.

Sally Leonards

clinical negligence partner

With over 25 years’ experience, Sally undertakes high-value clinical negligence work and has a particular interest and expertise in complex brain and spinal injury cases.