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Paul Brown

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Paul Brown is an Associate Solicitor in the Medical Negligence and Serious Injury (MNSI) team.

Paul joined Burnetts in June 2018 and has 17 years’ experience of handling serious brain, amputation and spinal injury cases.

Paul is chairman of brain injury charity Headway Wearside (www.headwaywearside.org.uk) an affiliated group of Headway UK The Brain Injury Association which he has been involved with since the establishment of the charity in 2009.

Headway supports brain injury survivors and their families and Paul is very passionate about getting the best possible rehabilitation for his clients, spending time lobbying to raise awareness of the importance of quality brain injury rehabilitation for all brain injury survivors. Headway also supports clients by hosting activity days and social meetings to bring survivors together and to help integrate them back into the community.

As a result of Paul's interest and experience in supporting brain injury survivors, he has also been elected to the position of Secretary for both The UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (www.ukabif.org.uk) and the Northern Acquired Brain Injury Forum (NABIF) lobbying for better resourced brain injury rehabilitation services and raising awareness of the effects of brain injury.

Paul has a keen interest in supporting people whom have sustained serious injury and their families through the legal process from start to finish. He has successfully won a number of multi-million-pound claims on behalf of seriously injured clients, defending their rights to significant claims when challenged and, in a number of amputation cases, providing the resources for the best modern prosthetics, treatment including muscle re-innervation and rehabilitation.

Originally from Washington, Tyne & Wear, Paul completed one of the first law and business degrees in Hull at what is now Lincoln University, before moving back to the North East to complete his Legal Practice Course at Northumbria University.

Paul now lives in Prudhoe, Northumberland and is a keen runner running with his local club 'The Prudhoe Plodders' and helping out at his local park run on a Saturday.

Paul works in our Newcastle office.”