Carol has over 30 years of experience in handling all types of personal injury claims and litigation disputes.
Carol heads up the Personal Injury Department at Cartmell Shepherd and has invaluable expertise in serious and catastrophic injury cases including fatal accident claims, brain and serious orthopaedic injury including spinal injuries, complex chronic pain cases, amputee claims and accidents abroad. Other areas of specialism include road traffic accidents, accidents at work and in public places, claims involving children and niche expertise in accidents involving animals such as dogs, horses and cattle.
Carol also acts for and advises uninsured Defendants in high value claims. She can advise in professional negligence cases.
After graduating with an LLB (Hons) from UCW Aberystwyth, Carol joined the Cardiff offices of nationally-operating practice Eversheds. She joined Cartmell Shepherd in 1992 and became a Partner in 1999.
Carol is a Senior Litigator Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. She is also a member of the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers, Headway (a charity for people with brain injuries and their carers) and the Spinal Injuries Association.
Carol has been recognised by the Good Lawyer Guide for outstanding legal practice and is nationally recognised as a key individual in the Legal 500 which provides an in-depth analysis of the regions law firms and solicitors and as a notable practitioner in the Chambers and Partners UK Guide which ranks lawyers and law firms throughout the UK.
Carol fully understands how a serious accident can turn someone’s life upside down. Her role is to take away the stress of the claims procedure and to guide and advise throughout the sometimes complicated and distressing process in a sympathetic and supportive way. When required she is a tough negotiator and is fully committed to achieving the best outcome possible for her clients.
Carol is a qualified solicitor with years of experience unlike many claims management company handlers. She ensures that appropriate experts are instructed on each case and unlike other firms there are no middle men in the process and no referral fees paid or call centre staff handling your case. You can be assured that you will deal direct with a qualified highly skilled solicitor so you receive the best possible legal advice, help with rehabilitation and the highest levels of compensation. Where appropriate “no win-no fee” funding is available.
QUOTES FROM LEGAL 500
“Appropriate, concise and professional advice”
“The first rate Carol Fish, who is appreciated for her sensitive approach to client care”
“Excellent; efficient and pragmatic, but caring”
QUOTES FROM CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS
“Knowledgeable, approachable and takes the time to understand the client”
“Very experienced and knows what she is talking about”
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY
“Polite, helpful and friendly. Also Carol professionally you did your very best to help me”
“I felt comfortable and at ease with you Carol, together with your sympathetic attitude towards me”
“I would recommend Carol Fish and Cartmell Shepherd to anyone who is in my position absolutely excellent service”