Graduating from Durham University with a Degree in Law, Michelle qualified as a solicitor in 1995, working at Dickinson Dees, Ward Hadaway and Baines Wilson at Solicitor and Associate level. She then went on to study a Degree in Midwifery Sciences and a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law. She later spent six years working as a clinical negligence solicitor at Irwin Mitchell, prior to joining Burnetts.
Having worked as a midwife at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, Michelle has a special interest in birth injury cases. She is also a Law Society Medical Negligence Accredited Solicitor and an experienced advocate in the Coroner’s Court representing families at Inquests.
In her spare time Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and three children as well as leading a church outreach ministry for the homeless in Newcastle city centre.