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Katherine Wilkinson

Senior associate solicitor

Katherine is a senior associate solicitor in the personal injury department.

Amputation Brain injury Inquests Road traffic collisions Spinal injury

Katherine is a member of Leigh Day’s specialist personal injury team.

Katherine qualified as a solicitor in September 2016, having completed her training at Leigh Day. 


What our clients say

Excellent service throughout. Both Katherine and Sally were exceptional, very informative and helpful from start to finish.


What people say

"My solicitor Katherine Wilkinson was absolutely amazing from start to finish. Patience of a saint when I haven’t understood things, or I’ve been busy with family life to keep up with my case. Katherine has always supported me whether it be reminding me of appointments, going through documents over the phone with me to understand or even just being a listening ear when I’m in a bad place. Cannot thank Leigh Day or Katherine enough for everything they have done to support me and help me win my case to the best level it could have got." - client of Katherine 

"I would just like to say a very big ‘Thank you’ for all of your hard work and due diligence in assisting me with my brothers’ affairs. The Leigh Day team have been nothing but very professional in everything, caring and assisting me with what was required of me to attend to. I would not have any hesitation in recommending the team to anyone. Thank you again for all of your assistance through this difficult time." - Dawn, client of Katherine

Legal expertise

Katherine specialises in cases involving serious and life changing injuries, including brain and spinal injury, complex orthopaedic and amputation work. She has represented many clients who have sustained life-changing injuries. As well as running her own caseload she assists partner Bethany Sanders on a range of complex life changing injury claims. Katherine prioritises obtaining funding for clients to access early rehabilitation and interim payments to cover the costs of equipment, care, and therapies. 

Katherine is an accredited APIL Litigator. She is secretary of the brain injury charity, Headway West London.


Katherine is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

What our clients say

We don’t know what we would have done without the help and guidance of Leigh Day. We felt that they were on our side. They were professional but also very humane and tactful when dealing with my mother’s case. We were very happy and I would totally recommend their services, you would be in good hands.



Blog Post
Brain Injury swing in garden
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Headway Action for Brain Injury Week

Headway's Action for Brain Injury (ABI) Week, this year focuses on memory loss, and Katherine Wilkinson from the serious injury team considers the implications of memory loss on our clients.

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The latest on life expectancy evidence in personal injury claims

Katherine Wilkinson discusses the implications for personal injury claims of a recent judgment which rejected an application for the use of expert statistical evidence for life expectancy.

News Article
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Cyclist badly injured on Staffordshire road secures compensation

A cyclist who suffered serious injuries when a motorist turned right, across his path, has secured compensation.

What our clients say

I had a bad accident and my sister referred me to Leigh Day in 2015. My case was handled by two very top professionals Bethany-Sanders and Katherine Wilkinson. They treated my case with their top priorities keeping in constant communication with me and finally achieved a very good results. I am very impressed and will recommend anyone to contact Leigh Day if they are searching for the good solicitors.