Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth is an Associate (CILEx) in the Insurance and Liability Claims Team with extensive experience in all sectors of personal injury law.

Elizabeth advises public bodies, private companies, insurers and individuals on a wide number of issues. She offers a robust assessment of risks and tactics tailored to each case. Once a strategy is in place she uses her experience to offer commercial but pragmatic solutions to her clients. She has particular experience in workplace accidents and public sector claims, giving sound commercial advice in each case.

With over 20 years' experience in her field, she is a skilled negotiator and understands her clients' needs and priorities, whether it be gathering evidence for trial or negotiating commercial settlement.

Relevant Experience

  • Local authority: Providing training to a local authority regarding the recent Jackson rule changes, also offering free procedural advice when required. Elizabeth is often called upon to give a second opinion by the Claims Manager.
  • Private client: Dealing with a claim for distress from a relative whose father's grave had been disturbed. This case required sensitive but firm handling to avoid adverse publicity for the local authority.
  • Local school: Defending a school in a claim brought by a child injured when his arm became trapped behind a radiator.
  • Local insurer: The Ashfords Team has received over 1400 instructions from this insurer, testament to the high quality of service offered over the years, in a very competitive market. Elizabeth represents their insured when faced with a Motor, EL or PL claim, often involving a commercial or agricultural setting. She adopts a high level of client care, liaising closely with the insured to ensure she understands their needs in each individual case.
  • Football club: Defending a claim brought on behalf of a child who was injured whilst playing on goal posts on the club's premises. Elizabeth took the matter to trial and the claim was defeated.

Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson

Associate (CILEx)

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+44 (0)1392 334019

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