Heather Bennett


Personal Injury


E-mail: heather.bennett@jmw.co.uk 

Heather is a Solicitor in JMW’s Personal Injury team.  She qualified as a solicitor in 2009 after completing her training contract with Berry & Berry Law, Whitefield.  Heather completed her degree and LPC at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. 

Heather handles claimant personal injury work, dealing with a wide range of claims.  A skilled listener, Heather is very able to empathise with her clients, understand their precise issues and is very focused on building a good relationship with them, in order to ensure that they feel that their issues are fully taken on board.  Heather’s robust approach to achieve a full understanding of the impact of their accident on them, whilst at the same time maintaining a professional approach. 

Key cases

  • Recovering damages in excess of £50,000 arising out of an accident when the Claimant slipped on a patch of untreated ice in a car park of the Defendant’s property, which he was visiting as part of his employment.  The Claimant sustained a rupture of the quadriceps tendon for which he required surgery.  As a result of the injury sustained the client was unable to continue with his employment, a career which he had undertaken for over 30 years. 
  • Recovering damages in the region of £30,000 for an elderly Claimant who was injured as a result of a road traffic accident, sustaining significant injuries to his leg for which he became entirely dependent on family members and professional carers to assist him with daily living.

What others say

Mr P, Client: Thank you so much for all of your hard work.  You have been professional to the highest degree

Mr Y, Client: Thank you for everything you have done for me; I don’t think I would have stuck with the claim if it hadn’t have been for you.

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