Elaine joined Weightmans in 1989, qualified in 1994, and was made a partner in 2001. She specialises in large loss and technical claims. She has been involved in severe brain injury cases, paraplegia and tetraplegia cases, amputations and other severe limb injury cases. Elaine has vast experience of dealing with all the issues that may arise in these cases, including care, statutory funding, rehabilitation and accommodation. She is Weightmans' nominated rehabilitation champion.

She has spoken at a number of conferences on the subject of rehabilitation and had several articles published. She has vast experience of dealing with both the medical and vocational aspects of rehabilitation.

Elaine has also been recognised for her contribution to the law after judges at the Law Society 'Highly Commended' her efforts in the AWS Legal Business Woman of the Year category. She has previously been crowned Best Woman Solicitor Managing a Medium-Sized Practice by the Association of Women Solicitors.

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"Very experienced" and "hugely knowledgeable". Legal 500 2019

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"Very experienced" and "hugely knowledgeable".

Legal 500 2019

Elaine Chapman is 'very knowledgeable and proactive' and 'delivers excellent results for her clients'.

Legal 500 2017

"Elaine Chapman is 'an absolute pro when it comes to client relations'."

Legal 500 2015

"Practice head Elaine Chapman ‘has an excellent understanding of what the client wants’."

Legal 500 2016
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