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Clare Campbell wins praise for her "ability to get the best out of clients through forging relationships with them" and her "first-rate knowledge of all areas of travel law." – Chambers and partners 2017
The ‘tenacious’ Clare Campbell is an ‘outstanding cross-border personal injury lawyer with extensive experience of handling tricky jurisdictional issues and is committed to achieving the best possible result for her client’. – Legal 500 2017
Clare was previously joint head of the travel litigation team at Pannone LLP, part of Slater and Gordon. She specialises in acting for claimants involved in accidents abroad including road traffic accidents with complex jurisdiction and applicable law issues, claims under the Package Travel Regulations, workplace accidents abroad, maritime and aviation cases, accidents in America and large group illness litigation. 
 
Clare is heavily involved in social networking in order to raise awareness of travel related issues. She regularly blogs and can be found tweeting under HolidayEagle. She has appeared on radio and TV, including ITV and BBC and has been quoted in national and regional press on specific cases or general travel law related issues.

In 2014 Clare entered the Chambers rankings after earning glowing reviews. Comments include "She's very diligent and offers good customer service" and "She's very attentive to her clients."

Over the past decade, Clare has successfully represented Claimants securing millions of pounds worth of compensation, including:- 
 
  • A motorcyclist who sustained an above knee amputation following an accident in Belgium. The claim settled for £2.8 million.  
  • Cycling accidents in France, Spain, Portugal and Germany.  
  • Acted for passengers on board coach crashes in France, Croatia and America. 
  • Acted for a teenage girl who sustained life changing spinal injuries after falling through a glass balcony on a school trip to Spain.
  • Successfully represented thousands of holidaymakers who sustained food poisoning at various resorts in Turkey, Egypt, Dominican Republic, Bulgaria and Tunisia. 
  • Successfully obtained damages for claimants injured in ski accidents in Italy, France and America.
  • Aviation accidents. 

Professional Memberships: Law Society, The American Association for Justice, The Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers, the Travel and Tourism Lawyer’s Association.

Career: Educated at Windsor School, Rheindahlen, BFPO 40 and Manchester Metropolitan University. Qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 at Whittles solicitors (now Thompsons). Joined Pannone in 2004 becoming a Salaried Partner in 2009 and an Equity Partner in 2012. Joined Leigh Day in 2014. 

Clare Campbell in the news

Parents to sue hotel after son suffers life-changing injury from 'exploding patio door' Express 16.2.16

Pictured: The horrific six-inch gashes suffered by five-year-old schoolboy who's now 'scarred for life' after falling through a glass balcony door on holiday Daily Mail 16.2.16

Leeds boy sufferers injury horror in hotel glass ‘explosion’ Yorkshire Evening Post 16.2.16

Size 10 holidaymaker broke her ankle when poolside drain gave way – and Egyptian hotel manager told her it was her own fault because she was too FAT Daily Mail 16.2.16

Having a holiday from hell? Here's what to do if you end up stuck on a nightmare getaway Daily Mirror 27.4.15

Accreditations

  • Chambers and partners
  • Legal 500 2017 Recommended lawyer

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