Mrs Polly Herbert > CFG Law > Cheadle, England > Lawyer Profile


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Polly is a Partner and Head of Serious and Catastrophic Injury at CFG Law, having joined the team in 2016. Polly has vast knowledge and experience dealing with catastrophic and fatal injury claims. She has the ability to truly understand the needs of her clients and believes it is important to build a solid relationship with her clients very early on in the process so that they trust her and feel comfortable confiding in her in relation to their accident.

Polly has successfully claimed multi-million-pound settlements for her clients and has experience dealing with many serious injuries including traumatic brain injuries, spinal injury claims and fatal accidents. She arranges early assessments for her clients to ensure they are on the correct treatment path and support is put in place at the earliest possible stage.

Polly has also dealt with many serious road traffic accidents and has provided much-needed support to families who have sadly suffered bereavement as a result. She ensures the needs of the family are met, including both financial and emotional support.


Partner and Head of Serious and Catastrophic


Trained at Fentons Solicitors, qualified as a Solicitor in 2003. Fentons Solcitors, Trainee 2001-2003, Solicitor 2003-2005, Associate 2005-2008, Partner 2009-2013. Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP, Principal Lawyer 2013-2016. Joined CFG Law in 2016, Senior Associate Solicitor.


Lancaster University, 1997-2000 LLB Law (Hons), The College of Law, Chester 2000-2001 LPC.


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Lawyer Rankings

North West > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals: Personal Injury)

Polly HerbertCFG Law

Serious and catastrophic injury solicitors CFG Law specialise in personal injury claims valued at over £25,000. Practice head Polly Herbert has extensive experience dealing with traumatic brain injuries, spinal injury claims and fatal accidents. The team was recently bolstered by the hires of experienced practitioner Matthew Evans; he previously held senior roles at GLP Solicitors and Slater and Gordon, and David Hilton , who joined from Bromleys Solicitors LLP to lead the firm’s new Court of Protection practice. Brain and spinal injury specialists Emily Kalwak and Vicky Whitney were also promoted to the partnership in early 2021. Below partner level, senior associates Emma Jones and Michelle Cresswell are other key members of the team.