Donna specialises in casualty risks, acting on behalf of a number of self-insureds and major insurance companies.

She has over 16 years’ litigation experience and specialises in claims arising in the passenger transport industry. She is responsible for an extensive caseload, dealing with a wide range of issues such as employer's liability, public liability and road traffic accident claims. She also has experience in dealing with disability discrimination claims.

Donna deals with a wide range of personal injury claims for the bus and coach industry, as well as for tram and light rail operators and private hire companies. Her work ranges from catastrophic injury cases and complex large loss claims to defending fraudulent cases and acting on behalf of transport providers in relation to disability discrimination claims. She also regularly advises on the complexities arising from multi-party actions, passenger claims, fatalities, causation and policy indemnity issues.

In addition, Donna has a wealth of experience in defending claims arising from workplace accidents and complex occupational disease claims. 

Donna has attended numerous site investigations and regularly advises clients of the prospects of successfully defending matters to trial whilst always being mindful of the economics of doing so. She also conducts her own advocacy whenever possible and frequently advises clients in relation to costs at the conclusion of main actions.