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BRINKBURN STREET, BYKER, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, NE6 1PL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 276 1000
Fax:
Fax 0191 265 7969
DX:
60958 BYKER
Email:
Web:
https://www.winnsolicitors.com

Joanna Amos

Tel:
Work 0191 276 1000
Email:
Winn Solicitors

Work Department

Associate Director and Head of the Complex Claims Team

Position

Jo Amos is an Associate Director, and is also Head of the Complex Claims Team. She is responsible for managing a team in dealing with high value complex cases, including injuries such as: head and spinal injuries, multiple fractures, soft tissue injuries, amputations, tinnitus, chronic pain syndrome and psychiatric injuries.

Jo is also responsible for compliance and regulatory matters, holding the post of COLP within the business.

Career

Trainee Solicitor – McKeag & Co, Newcastle upon Tyne 1995 - 1999

Solicitor, Civil (mainly RTA PI) Department – McKeag & Co  1997 - 1999

Solicitor, RTA PI – Singleton Winn McDermott – 1999 - 2001

Solicitor RTA PI – Winn Solicitors 2002 - June 2014

Senior Associate – Winn Solicitors  June 2014 - February 2015

Associate Director – Winn Solicitors  March 2015 to date

Education

University College of Swansea, 1982-1985 - BA Hons Degree in Geography

Northumbria University, 1992-1994 - Common Professional Examination (CPE), Legal Practice Course  (LPC)

Leisure

Running and going to the gym


North: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant

Within: Personal injury: claimant

Winn Solicitors has substantial expertise handling claims pertaining to road traffic accidents while also dealing with employers’ and public liability claims. As an example for the latter, solicitor Simon Staton acted for a client who sustained a severe crush injury at work from an accident with a fork lift truck. In an illustration of its track record in road traffic accident cases, the team acted for a client involved in an accident where the defendant moved across the claimant’s path when overtaking, forcing him into a collision with a brick wall which led to a spinal injury and soft tissue disruption to the nerve roots. David Burn specialises in serious injury claims involving brain and spinal injuries, amputees, multiple orthopaedic injuries and fatalities. Also recommended are Joanna Amos, Paul Morpeth and trials team head Emily Sunderland. Former practice head and director Ghazala Bashey retired in 2018.

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