Donna Rawding


  • I am a Partner and lead lawyer in BLM’s Catastrophic Injury and Large Loss team advising and representing individuals, SME's and corporate clients through insurer instructions. I am also the primary nominated catastrophic injury lawyer in Manchester for a specific insurer.
  • I am a member of BLM’s National Catastrophic Injury Forum and the Brain Injury Subject Matter Group.
  • I specialise in defending complex claims arising from EL, PL and motor accidents and have experience across a broad range of sectors. My caseload includes serious and life changing orthopaedic and amputation injuries, chronic pain, brain injuries, spinal injuries, claims for psychiatric injury and fatal accidents.
  • My work also includes regularly advising on issues of policy cover and indemnity and I am Head of BLM’s Policy Indemnity Unit.
  • In view of the type of work I undertake, I also regularly handle cases where the HSE and other regulatory bodies are involved.
  • I am also experienced in handling fraudulent claims and have secured findings of fundamental dishonesty at trial.
  • I regularly present to insurers, corporates and brokers particularly with regard to catastrophic injury claims.
  • With over 25 years’ experience, I am recognised for the depth of that experience and the relationship I build with clients and opponents alike, to achieve the best outcome for my client.

Contact Details

+44 161 838 6878


Very experienced and build up a great rapport with clients

Legal 500 2017

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