Legal Support Services – Yorkshire and Humberside

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The Child Brain Injury Trust’s Legal Support Service Provider for Yorkshire and Humberside is Irwin Mitchell Solicitors.

The firm supports and advises families right across the region and is the only law firm working in partnership with the charity in this area.

Irwin Mitchell Solicitors have four offices in the region in Leeds, Newcastle, Middlesborough and Sheffield and have a team of dedicated experts to offer assistance when it is needed on a huge array of legal issues that may affect a family when a child suffers a brain injury.


Key Individuals

Francesca Mayes

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Fran is the Regional Managing Partner for our award winning Newcastle Personal Injury team and has been at Irwin Mitchell for 20 years. She represents individuals who have sustained life changing injuries, particularly brain and spinal damage, often leading to life-long disabilities. She is passionate about ensuring that her clients have access to the best services and rehabilitation at the earliest possible opportunity to enable them to maximise their rehabilitation potential. Fran specialises in pursuing claims which are very complex on liability including road traffic accidents. She is an accredited Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and an APIL accredited Brain injury Specialist.

Contact Fran by email or call 0191 279 0093


Carolyn Heaton

Carolyn is a partner in the Leeds office and has over 20 years of experience in acting for adults and children who have sustained brain damage. Carolyn frequently acts in difficult, complex and high value cases securing excellent results for clients. Obtaining first class rehabilitation for her clients is key to everything Carolyn tries to achieve so as to maximise her clients and their families quality of life.

Contact Carolyn by email or call 0113 220 6231


Caroline Mitchell

Caroline is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Serious Injury Team in Sheffield dealing almost exclusively with clients who have suffered brain injury, usually as a result of road traffic collisions. Her particular expertise and area of interest is working with young people, as they progress through adolescence into early adulthood

Contact Caroline by email or call 0758 777 5769


To view the full range of services that Irwin Mitchell Solicitors can offer you, please read the booklet:

Yorkshire and Humberside Legal Support Service Provider Booklet