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Sarah Townsend

Chartered Legal Executive
Sarah Townsend
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About Sarah Townsend

Sarah joined Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors in 2011 assisting fee earners in the firm’s Personal Injury team with a wide variety of cases. She now has her own caseload including road traffic accidents (specialising in claims against untraced drivers), accidents at work and public and occupiers liability cases.

 

"Sarah was fantastic, she kept me up to date and made things so much easier for me."

Notable Cases

  • Acted for a cyclist who was knocked off their bike when the Defendant’s vehicle turned across their path and collided with them. The Claimant sustained a soft tissue injury to their ankle, a facial laceration and a specific phobia of cycling. The driver of the vehicle could not be traced so a claim was submitted to the Motor Insurers Bureau under the Untraced Driver’s Agreement. Liability was admitted. The case settled for £7,200.00
  • Acted for a passenger in a vehicle which was hit when the Defendant’s vehicle emerged from a side road and collided with the side of their car. The Claimant sustained soft tissue injuries to her neck and back and suffered from tinnitus. Liability was admitted by the Defendant’s insurer and the case settled for £6,200.00

Represented a Claimant who sustained injuries when he tripped over a raised paving slab. The Claimant sustained a soft tissue injury and laceration to his knee. The laceration will leave a permanent scar. Liability was admitted by the Defendant Council and the case settled for £7,500.00

Represented a Claimant who was injured when the chair he was sitting on collapsed. The Claimant sustained a soft tissue injury to his back. Liability was admitted by the Defendants and the case settled for £4,200.00

Represented a Claimant who was injured in a road traffic accident where a lorry changed lanes and collided with their vehicle. Liability was admitted by the Defendant’s insurance company. The Claimant sustained soft tissue injuries to his neck and back and suffered from psychological symptoms. The case settled for £5,000.00

Client Comments

  • “I have the utmost respect and trust in our representatives and there has been consistency in communication. I would highly recommend Hodge Jones & Allen”
  • “The whole experience was very professional. Sarah Townsend kept me informed every step of the process which left me with no queries. Wonderful service and highly recommended. Thanks ever so much Sarah…”
  • “Sarah was fantastic, she kept me up to date and made things so much easier for me especially during the period of time I was out of the country and gave me sound advice on the steps to take.”

“Great service. Even though the process took a long time Sarah kept me up to date and in the loop with everything which was going on. Would 100% recommend Hodge Jones & Allen and use them again.”

“Sarah Townsend dealt with me in a patient, respectful and kind manner. The information she gave me was explained so that I could understand the processes involved which I appreciated very much.”

“Hodge Jones and Allen Solicitors [Sarah] were very professional in dealing with my case.”

“Very happy with your work and I have a good experience with your company.”

“Very pleased with the outcome. Special thank you to Sarah T for her wonderful diligence. Glad that I chose this firm again!”

Memberships & Appointments

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • APIL (Association of Personal Injury Solicitors)

 

 

Career & Personal Interests

Career

  • Chartered Legal Executive – Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors, September 2020
  • Paralegal – Hodge Jones & Allen, 2012 – 2020
  • Administrative Assistant – Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitor, 2011 – 2012
  • Claims Technician – QBE Insurance, 2011
  • Administrator – Crown Prosecution Service, 2009 – 2011

 

Education

  • CILEX Diploma in Law and Practice
  • University of Reading, MA English
  • University of Reading, BA English Literature

Personal Interests

Sarah is interested in music and sings with a local choir every week. She also enjoys reading and loves to travel. Having lived in Detroit for 3 years, Sarah still follows all Detroit-based sports teams but remains a loyal supporter of Coventry City FC as well.