I specialise in assisting those who have suffered serious injury in a wide range of circumstances including on the road, at work and in public places. I also assist horse riders and others who have been injured by horses or other animals in claims and have developed expertise in using the Animals Act legislation to do so.
I am a Trustee of the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund which is a charity which provides help to those injured by horses and provides input to key safety issues in the equestrian world.
I regularly assist the British Horse Society with their talks about horse rider safety and using the roads. I was awarded the Sefton Award by the British Horse Society for my contribution to road safety.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your role?
The most rewarding aspect of my role is making a difference to peoples’ lives and assisting them through the claims and rehabilitation process.
What do you like about working at Irwin Mitchell?
I enjoy working with like minded people who are also committed to securing the best outcome for our clients both in serious injury and other specialist fields. The ability to call upon specialists in other areas means that we can ensure our clients' needs are fully met and we can work together to ensure the best outcome.
What do you do away from the office?
I have a young family and most activities are centred around them. I enjoy long walks with our dog and getting in to the countryside.
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"I have been very impressed with the service provided by Cathryn Godfrey at Irwin Mitchell over the last 3.5 years. Cathryn led my personal injury claim following a serious accident where I was hit by a car. Cathryn explained the process and made sure I understood the consequences and meaning of each step and decision.
"She was patient and understanding throughout my lengthy physical and mental recovery and worked hard to achieve the best possible outcome for me. Cathryn is professional, knowledgeable and accessible in her attitude and I would strongly recommend her to others who are involved in a personal injury claim. Thank you Cathryn!" - 5* Trustpilot review