Irwin Mitchell

Fran Mayes

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Practice Areas

A partner in the Newcastle office, I specialise in helping people who have sustained serious and life changing injuries, particularly assisting individuals who have suffered brain and spinal cord injuries and multiple orthopaedic injuries in claiming compensation following injury.

I have a particular interest in complex liability issues arising out of accidents in the workplace, and road traffic collisions particularly involving pedestrians, and have dealt with a number of claims which other solicitors have considered too difficult to pursue.

I have obtained many substantial interim payments to fund rehabilitation packages, the purchase of accommodation and care to improve my clients’ quality of life and to maximise their recovery.


Trained Irwin Mitchell; qualified 1997; partner 2007 to date.

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers – member of Spinal Injury and Brain Injury Special Interest Groups.