Brodies LLP

Carly Forrest

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Carly is a partner and solicitor advocate who has worked exclusively in the personal injury field for over 15 years, handling a full range of EL, PL and motor claims. Her specialty is in catastrophic injury claims involving head/brain injuries, severe spinal conditions and amputations as well as psychiatric and psychological disorders. Carly is also extremely experienced at handling fatal claims having defended a case which reaffirmed the law in relation to secondary victim claims and having represented her insurer clients in the UK Supreme Court.

Carly routinely assists insurers and their policyholders in the immediate aftermath to coordinate post-accident investigations as well as their internal and external communication strategy and approach. She is often instructed at the outset of a claim, well before any litigation has commenced to assist in developing a clear defence strategy. Carly also frequently assists clients by negotiating and concluding any claims well in advance of any court proceedings being raised.