Kathryn Hart > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
35 Station Street

Work Department

Personal Injury (Lime)




Kathryn specialise in Personal Injury law because she enjoys working with individuals where she can really make a positive contribution to their lives. She has been helping individuals with their personal injury claims for over 27 years now.

Kathryn has a caring and sympathetic approach, her aim being to help her clients understand the legal process and to make pursuing a claim as easy as possible. She understands the worries that people have about making a claim and about approaching a solicitor. She takes the time to listen to her clients’ concerns and to answer them in as straightforward a way as possible. She will always get the best possible settlement for each of her clients.

Kathryn has substantial experience in making personal injury claims and has a particular knowledge of head injury claims involving adults and children and of injuries caused by motorbike accidents. Kathryn also has considerable knowledge of asbestos related industrial disease cases.

In a large number of her claims, Kathryn has been able to arrange for private rehabilitation and has secured interim payments for many of her clients.


Kathryn gained her law degree at Leicester University and completed her law studies at Chester College of Law before joining Leicester law firm, Owstons, where she qualified as a Solicitor in 1991. Owstons merged with another major Leicester based law firm, Harvey Ingram, which created the Lime brand, and which ultimately merged with the midlands law firm Shakespeares in 2012.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

At Lime Solicitors, which is part of Shakespeare Martineau LLP, the ‘outstandingKathryn Hart heads the personal injury department and the ‘extremely experienced and tenaciousRobert Rose leads the clinical negligence department. The teams provide ‘a fantastic service‘, with the personal injury team focusing on head injuries, cycling claims, accidents at work and sports-related claims while the clinical negligence team acts on all types of medical claims, including birth injuries, oncology, emergency and accident medicine, dentistry and care matters. Additionally, the team has a niche specialism in cases against GPs and gynaecologists. Steven Baylis is experienced in spinal and traumatic brain injuries.