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Emily Kalwak

Partner and Joint Head of Cheadle Office

Emily Kalwak

Emily is a partner and joint head of our Cheadle office. She has supported people after serious and catastrophic injuries to successfully claim compensation since 2005.

Due to her experience in dealing with life-changing injury claims, Emily knows how important it is to get to know her clients to understand how she can support them and their family. She regularly meets clients face to face to update them and to better understand what their goals are and how she can help to achieve them.

Emily always fights for the best outcome, making sure all areas of a claim have been explored fully but sensitively to get the best results. She will try every possible course of action in a case to make sure injured people receive the highest amount of compensation to support them now and into the future.

Areas of expertise

  • Specialist in life-changing injuries since 2005.
  • Expert in severe brain injuries, including those where the injured person can no longer make decisions on their own.
  • Specialist in spinal cord injury work, securing support and settlements to enable those affected by SCI to live fulfilled lives.
  • Successful in getting early payments from the defendant insurers when there a complex ongoing issues over who is at fault for an incident.

Record of Success

  • £1.9 million settlement for client with complex multiple injuries after client was a passenger involved in a road traffic collision.
  • Lead fee earner in contested brain injury claim which settled for £2.4 million.
  • Success in contested interim payment applications for significant sums in case where liability and indemnity are not resolved for an eight-figure claim.

Successful client outcomes

Over £1.9m for Beth after a car crash

Secured settlement for Beth after she sustained multiple injuries when she was a passenger in a car crash.

Over £500k funding for treatment

Agreed substantial payments for Scott while his case was ongoing to fund specialist treatment and support.

Accreditations and Partnerships

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Every encounter with Emily felt more like a friend than a solicitor. All while she fought so professionally for my settlement with such devotion. Her sharp eyes didn't miss any details, no matter how small they were. No obstacle was too big for her. No matter what day it was, Monday or Christmas or her annual leave, she was always accessible for important questions.

Emily is extremely knowledgeable, professional and friendly. She really cares about the work she delivers and is committed to getting the best for her clients.

Chambers and Partners 2024

Approachable and available, a team led by Emly Kalwak who goes above and beyond, leading by example.

Legal 500 2024

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