Memberships & accreditations

Personal injury - Chambers UK

The comments below are taken from Chambers UK. Chambers Guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990.

Andrew Welch specialises in fatalities and employers' liability cases. He is a trainer for the Motor Accidents Solicitors Society and other personal injury law societies. (2013)

Based in Leigh, the Stephensons personal injury team is 30 strong and represents claimants in various matters including RTAs, accidents at work and product liability cases. (2013)

Sources are impressed by the 'personal service, strong client focus and balanced advice' that is provided by this Leigh-based firm. Although advising on a wide range of personal injury claims, it is the team's focus on client care which stands out since it makes 'every effort to ensure that the client is assisted as far as possible without concern about the inconvenience to the lawyer.' (2012)

'Open, upfront and amiable', Andrew Welch focuses on serious injury, fatalities and workplace accidents.(2012)

Andrew Welch of Stephensons is well regarded for his pro-activity, flexibility and openness when handling personal injury matters. Clients appreciate that ‘he has his finger on the pulse in terms of the insurance industry.’ (2011)

Andrew Welch is known for his handling of fatal accidents and workplace accidents. Sources appreciate his strong knowledge base, pro-activity and responsiveness. (2011)

This firm has established a strong regional reputation for personal injury claims ranging from RTAs to catastrophic injuries and fatal accidents. The team has recently been acting for claimants in the high-profile toxic sofa group litigation. (2011)

The firm is committed to serving the interests of its clients, which it does exceptionally well. (2010)

This well-established practice offers its clients a dedicated service in personal injury law. Its recent highlight work includes settling a case for a client who suffered facial injuries and partial loss of sight after a balloon exploded in his face, for more than £200,000. (2010)

Highly respected and well connected,” Stephensons handles a broad range of injury cases for its clients, and has settled several high-value catastrophic claims, including RTAs and public liability matters. The busy team retains its place on some significant insurance panels. Partner Kate Sweeney leads the department. (2009)