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Anne Sanders

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Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors

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Personal injury.

Position

Anne specialises in catastrophic injuries arising from the whole range of accidents such as road traffic accidents, employers and occupiers liability. She has experience of dealing with fatal accident cases, serious burns cases and has particular interest in amputee cases and acquired brain injury cases. She puts the client at the heart of everything she does and her primary focus is early rehabilitation for those who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Anne has handled many catastrophic injury cases, of note a double amputee case where damages were awarded at £2.75m. This case involved an Article 75 insurer who sought to argue that liability should rest with the insurers of another vehicle which held full insurance. These arguments were defeated by a no nonsense approach to the case with strong litigation. She has also been involved in a heavily contested case in which her client (a pedestrian) was knocked down (the driver fled the scene and despite elaborate attempts to avoid capture was found and prosecuted by the police) and suffered from an acquired brain injury. He had Post Concussion Syndrome which had a dramatic effect on the client’s daily living. Despite the accident circumstances the insurers fought liability tooth and nail but due to Anne’s tenacity she obtained compensation for her client. She is also Joint Secretary of APIL’s Transport Special Interest Groups and is regularly asked to comment on developments in Transport Law.

Career

Anthony Hodari & Co (Trainee): Qualified 1999: Thompsons (Assistant Solicitor) 2001-03: McKeowns (Senior Solicitor) 2003-12: Hodge Jones & Allen (Partner) 2012 and Equity Partner since 2013

Member

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers since 2013

Law Society Personal Injury Panel

Education

University of Manchester (1989 BSc Hons Metallurgy); Staffordshire University Law School (1995 CPE); Manchester Metropolitan University (1996 LPC).


London: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors is a 'very strong and high-quality niche firm' doing 'a mix of work including some cutting-edge injury claims'. Its work covers life-changing and life-limiting injuries, including rehabilitation and funded care packages. The team is made up of 'very hard-working, committed lawyers' who are 'prepared to push the boundaries of legal authority to obtain the best results for their clients', and the disease and illnesses team is highlighted for its excellent work. Core team members include managing partner Vidisha Joshi, who is the head of the personal injuries team; Anne Sanders, who is 'superb in all respects'; Anita Rattan, who 'has extensive experience' and 'understands how a personal injury claim should be run'; and industrial disease and illnesses team head Isobel Lovett, a 'first-class litigator' whose client care 'is second to none'.

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