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Fieldfisher

RIVERBANK HOUSE, 2 SWAN LANE, LONDON, EC4R 3TT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7861 4000
Fax:
Fax 020 7488 0084
DX:
823 LONDON CITY EC3
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Web:
www.fieldfisher.com
Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Brussels, Dublin, Dusseldorf and 12 more

Jill Greenfield

Tel:
Work 020 7861 4557
Email:
Fieldfisher

Work Department

Brain injury, spinal injury and catastrophic injury

Position

Partner

Career

I am a leading serious injury lawyer and head of the catastrophic injury team, representing clients in the UK and internationally.

I am one of a handful of UK lawyers recognised by Chambers as a 'Star Individual' and am currently included in in The Lawyer Hot 100 2019. In 2018, I was shortlisted as Woman Lawyer of the Year at the Law Society Excellence Awards. My team won the Solicitors Journal Personal Injury team of the Year in 2017.

My experience covers brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, serious orthopaedic injury and fatal injury following accidents on the roads and at work. I also represent victims of sexual assault, terrorist attack & Ecoli 0157 outbreaks.

I have successfully campaigned to introduce new legislation that now provides financial support for UK victims of terrorism, wherever in the world that attack occurs. I currently represent victims of the Westminster Bridge, London Bridge and the Finsbury Park Mosque terrorist atrocities.

I am currently running the UK cases against Harvey Weinstein for alleged historic sexual assaults. I have taken a civil rape case to trial and won - one of only a handful of cases that have ever reached trial without a criminal conviction.


London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Leading individuals

Jill Greenfield - Fieldfisher

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Fieldfisher's 'bright, personable and efficient' team is acknowledged for its quick intervention in catastrophic accidents to ensure the funding of early rehabilitation for seriously injured people. Jill Greenfield heads the serious injury department, which has significant experience in road traffic and work accident cases involving neurological damage (brain and spinal injury) as well as serious orthopaedic injuries, psychiatric and fatal claims. Recent standout work includes acting on behalf of claimants in the high-profile sexual assault cases against producer Harvey Weinstein, as well as representing the families and victims of the Westminster Bridge and Finsbury Park mosque terror attacks. Paul McNeil has recovered multimillion-pound damages in several road traffic accidents. Cycling claims and rehabilitation are a niche strength for Jennifer Buchanan. Acting for clients involved in accidents abroad is a typical instruction for the practice, which is adept at handling cases with a significant international element. The firm also fields one of the 'leading industrial disease teams in London', which has 'longstanding experience' in asbestos disease litigation. Peter Williams leads on the mesothelioma claims that have been at the forefront of the developing area of law regarding immunotherapy and ongoing medical costs after settlement. Keith Barrett - described as 'a behemoth of personal injury litigation' - is another key member of the team.

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