Claudia Hillemand > Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP
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Work Department

Child brain injury 


Claudia is a Partner in the Child Brain Injury team. She acts exclusively for children who have sustained a brain injury as a result of medical errors or accidents.

She has experience of severe and complex claims involving children with cerebral palsy who have sustained brain injuries at birth, as well as children who have suffered from conditions including stroke, meningitis, encephalitis and cerebral abscesses.

Claudia is passionate about securing compensation for children who have suffered injury as a result of negligence.  She has a particular interest in cases relating to birth injury.

In addition to her expertise in cases involving negligence, Claudia is an IPSEA-qualified special educational needs advisor and represents children and young people with Special Educational Needs arising from or connected to brain injuries.


Trained as a barrister and cross-qualified as a solicitor.  


Dual nationality (Irish-French) and speaks fluent French


Association of Personal Injury Lawyers – Senior Litigator; Acquired Brain Injury London member (ABIL); UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF)


Masters degree in International Human Rights Law from University of Nottingham

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Clinical negligence: claimant

(Next Generation Partners)

Claudia Hillemand Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP

The ‘remarkable’ Caroline Klage, specialist in birth and child injury, leads the ‘absolutely outstanding’ offering at Bolt Burdon Kemp LLP. The sizable team is separated into sub-divisions, which focus on specialised areas including child injury, brain injury and spinal injury. Particularly notable and niche areas of expertise include the new Women’s Health team – which is currently leading the charge on issues such as racial inequality within maternity care, menstruation and menopause – and the specialist military claims team, led by partner Ahmed Al-Nahhas. A standout feature of the firm is its annual client care training programme, co-delivered by Caroline Klage and recently appointed partner Amanda Garner, which is dedicated to improving the practitioners’ ability to support clients through the traumas they may experience as a result of their claims. Claudia Hillemand is singled out as a ‘stellar partner’, while Alex Dabek is noted at senior associate level.