Agnieszka Januszkiewicz

Catastrophic Injury Paralegal

Career

Agnieszka supports our Serious Injury Solicitors in recovering compensation for clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries.

She works on cases involving the most complex orthopaedic injuries, often combined with head injury and brain damage. Recently, she assisted in a life changing injury claim which settled for over £3,000,000 involving a young man who suffered a brain injury in an accident on his bike.

In addition to supporting senior Solicitors and Partners, she also holds a small caseload of high value cases. She provides her clients with holistic support throughout the claim, helping not only with the personal injury case but also ensuring they receive the correct benefits.

When needed, she represents our clients in Social Welfare Tribunals and helps to overturn unfavourable housing decisions.

Agnieszka speaks native Polish and has a good network of Polish speaking Solicitors and Advocates who can assist clients in cross-border cases.

Prior to joining Simpson Millar, Agnieszka managed an Anti-Social Behaviour Team for a Local Authority housing provider. This gave her a good working knowledge of Housing Law and ASB Tools and Powers.

In 2019, she graduated with a distinction from a combined Masters and Legal Practice Course degree. Prior to this, she was awarded the LG Lawson Prize from the University of Manchester, where she obtained an upper second class honours degree in 2012.

She has also graduated from the University of Lodz, where she specialised in International Law and received scholarship due to academic achievements.

Professional Memberships

Agnieszka is a member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers Network.

Interests Outside of Work

Agnieszka enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing as often as time permits. She is also an avid reader and always has a good book on the go. Recently, she has taken an interest in gardening and growing her own food.

Currently, Agnieszka holds monthly legal surgeries at Europia - a charity helping EU migrants in the UK. She also previously took part in the Legal Advice Support Project run by Greater Manchester Law Centre and Manchester Metropolitan University, where she was representing and advising the most vulnerable members of our society in social welfare cases.

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