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Jill Greenfield, Partner, Head of Serious Injury Sector

Jill Greenfield, Partner, Head of Serious Injury Sector, Fieldfisher

Jill Greenfield is a leading Serious Injury lawyer and whilst based in London her clients are based throughout the UK and Internationally. Jill is recognised by chambers as a star individual, one of just a handful in the UK.

In 2016 Jill was elected on to the Executive Committee for APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) the not for profit campaign organisation, which is dedicated to protecting victims and people who have sustained serious, or life changing injuries through no fault of their own.

Jill Greenfield was elected on to the Executive Committee for APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers).

APIL is a not for profit campaign organisation which is dedicated to protecting victims of injured people.

- See more at: /personalinjury/media/2016/05/jill-greenfield-elected-on-to-the-executive-committee-for-apil#sthash.0sC1CXZA.dpuf

Jill Greenfield was elected on to the Executive Committee for APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers).

APIL is a not for profit campaign organisation which is dedicated to protecting victims of injured people.

- See more at: /personalinjury/media/2016/05/jill-greenfield-elected-on-to-the-executive-committee-for-apil#sthash.0sC1CXZA.dpuf

 

She is described as

"highly recommended for catastrophic claims, particularly those involving brain injury.  Sources note her 'excellent reputation' and describe her as 'outstanding " a ‘tenacious litigator, " and "… has few equals in getting results".

Legal 500 2017 describes Jill as

"‘very smart and relentless in her pursuit of her clients’ interests’ and has expertise in cases involving neurological damage, serious orthopaedic injuries, psychiatric matters and fatality claims."

In the latest 2017 edition of Chambers it says,

"Jill Greenfield offers her clients "terrific knowledge and understanding," together with an "exceptional degree of compassion and a genuine interest in restoring clients to the best possible state." One client notes: "She's a thorough and aggressive litigator who from day one is looking at the end game. You really do feel that everything is in hand."

In the 2016 edition of Chambers it says,

"Jill Greenfield heads the firm's catastrophic injury team. Sources say that she "does a fantastic job in tricky and difficult cases" and describe her as "an absolutely fantastic lawyer and a really smart litigator".

 

Jill also features in the prestigious Super Lawyers List.

 

Jill Greenfield - Ranked in Chambers and Partners 2017

 

Her cases focus on

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Serious Orthopaedic injury – eg amputations,
  • Internal Injuries
  • Maxillo facial injuries
  • Fatalities
  • Psychiatric Injury

Claim values are generally in excess of £1million and often have a value of several million pounds. Jill has successfully recovered over £100 million damages for clients in her career both in the UK and Internationally.

 

Jill -Greenfield -UKABIF-AWARD

 

The different types of claims Jill deals with are:

 

The Key focus

Her practice is to focus on the immediate needs of the injured victim and their family.  This will allow her to get Interim Payments and will then be used to pay for Rehabilitation.

Jill is heavily involved in setting up care regimes in the course of litigation both in the UK and Internationally. She works with excellent case managers and medical experts and will ensure that her clients have the best possible support.

She is a committee member of Headway North London and is recognised as an expert by Headway the brain injury association, the Spinal Injuries Association and UKABIF.
 
Jill's cases have regularly hit the headlines.  She has campaigned extensively for financial support for victims of terrorism and was shortlisted for The Lawyer, Pro bono team of the year award.  She has also campaigned for safer cycling having acted for very many victims of cycle accidents in particular with HGV's.

Her cases have been reported widely in the media and she has appeared on a variety of TV documentaries and news programmes including Fiona Bruce, Real Lives;  Trevor McDonald, Tonight and has been on BBC, ITV, Sky news, Channel 4 and the Today programme.

 

Key cases include

 

Jill is regularly asked to speak in the area of serious injury and covers many aspects including Neurotrauma, the recent Jackson Reforms and E Coli 0157.  Notable conferences are as follows:

  • Guest Speaker at the Royal Society for Public Health
  • The Fieldfisher Neuro Legal Conference 2013,2014 & 2015 - St Pancras Hotel, London
  • The St Andrews Conference on Neurological injuries - Nottingham, October 2013 - How can lawyers help with the Rehabilitation Process?
  • The UK Case Managers Conference,  November 2013 - The Jackson Reforms and their impact on Neurological Cases

 

Jill Greenfield is regularly featured on television and radio:

  • Jill spoke to the BBC about the Bednest Cot that killed seven-week-old Grace Roseman
  • Jill demonstrated the dangers of the Bednest cot on BBC4 News
  • Jill appeared on ITV News about the Bednest Coroner's trial
  • Jill spoke to BBC News about the tragic case of seven-week-old Grace Roseman
  • Jill was interviewed live on BBC Radio Scotland about the catastrophic 2016 Ecoli outbreak, reportedly linked to blue cheese
  • Jill debated cycle safety on ITV news

 

Fieldfisher Accreditations and Awards

 

Contact Jill Greenfield

If you would like to discuss a potential case with Jill, please don’t hesitate to contact her via any of the below.