Head injury specialist Donna is based from Thompsons Solicitors’ Leeds office and handles cases across the country.

As part of Thompsons’ serious injury team, Donna deals with claims involving employers liability, including accidents and assaults at work, public liability, such as slips, trips and falls, and road traffic accidents.

With a special interest in representing clients who have suffered head injuries with a positive overall prognosis, Donna handles a full and varied caseload from valuation stage through to settlement negotiation.

During a nearly decade long legal career, Donna has also supervised technically complex claims as well as handling group litigation child abuse and Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority claims.

Donna finds working at Thompsons rewarding because the firm is dedicated to supporting people through the toughest of times.

Outside of work, Donna’s hobbies include travelling, listening to live music and dog showing.


Donna's case experience

  • Settled a case for £500,000 for a serious injury client who had been served surveillance footage.  
  • Recovered £12,000 for a lorry driver who suffered head and neck injuries after falling from the tail lift of a vehicle that had a faulty guard. 
  • Secured more than £17,000 for a client who sustained injuries to her knees, shoulder, and back during a rear-end road traffic accident. 


Professional memberships

Donna is a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and a committee member at the head injury charity Headway.