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John McDonnell

John McDonnell, Solicitor

John.McDonnell@waldrons.co.uk     0121 410 5801

Accident Claims

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Qualifications and Experience

John McDonnell is a Solicitor and the former Senior Partner of Trinity Law Partnership.

John has been conducting personal injury claims for almost 40 years.

Throughout his legal career John has handled cases ranging from the straightforward to cases of maximum severity and those involving complex issues of law. He has successfully pursued a significant number of cases to Trial (County and High Court) and has also been involved in a number of cases that have reached the Court of Appeal.

John’s particular competence is principally workplace claims. He has provided education and training on this subject both to membership organisations such as Trade Unions as well as other solicitors.

Examples of his work can be seen below:

  • multi million pound settlement for a young woman catastrophically injured abroad.
  • Settlement in the sum of £4m for a young lady who suffered catastrophic injuries in a road traffic accident.
  • Settlement of a claim valued at in excess of £1million for a young man who suffered serious injuries as a consequence of an accident at work.
  • Settlement of a claim for £675,000 for a man who suffered a head injury rendering him incapable of managing his own affairs (updated for inflation in the region of £1million).

External Mentions

Chambers & Partners 2021

John is ranked in Chambers for 2021, with his entry stating that he “is well versed in catastrophic injury cases, often involving orthopaedic and brain injuries. His work portfolio encompasses RTAs, workplace incidents and falls. He is also experienced in psychiatric damage claims.”

Chambers & Partners 2019

John’s entry for 2019 reads as follows... "John McDonnell is the head of the department and an established figure in claimant personal injury. He represents claimants in a variety of serious injury claims and one client comments that 'he has an excellent balance of technical knowledge and practical experience."

Chambers & Partners 2018

John was ranked again for personal injury in Chambers & Partners 2018 and was described as "highly experienced, passionate, meticulous and sensitive in his approach". He is well known for his expert handling of high-stakes personal injury cases, mainly arising from accidents at work.

Chambers & Partners 2017

John was ranked for personal injury in Chambers & Partners 2017 and was described as "a masterful tactician" who is "vastly experienced and has exceptional judgement."

Personal Info

I am a keen Sports Fan and enjoy nothing better than attending live sporting events including football and cricket  

I am also a supporter of live music and theatre.

If you would like to contact John please either call us on 0121 410 5801 or email him at  j.mcdonnell@waldrons.co.uk

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