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Magdalena Knez Solicitor, Personal Injury

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Magdalena is a personal injury solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in London.

With over 9 years’ experience she specialises in advising clients on a wide variety of claims such as accidents at work and public/occupiers' liability cases. She also has experience advising clients following a road traffic accident.

Since 2008, Magdalena has has been involved in establishing a Polish Department within the firm. She was admitted as a Registered European Lawyer and on 1 February 2012 she was admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales.

Magdalena handles her own case load, including fast track/portal and multi-track cases. She has full conduct of the claims, which includes: obtaining initial instructions from the clients (both Polish and English speaking), analysing available evidence, instructing and liaising with medical experts and counsel, advising on quantum and conducting negotiations with the Defendant’s solicitors, drafting court documents, attending court hearings, compliance with court timetables and disclosure.

Expertise

Career history

  • Since 2013: Slater and Gordon LLP
  • 2007-2013: Fentons Solicitors LLP (which merged with Slater and Gordon in 2013)
  • 2002-2005: Trainee Judge, County Court Poland

Education

  • Silesia University, Katowice, Poland - Master's degree in Law