Carpenters Group, a UK legal and insurance services provider, has announced the appointment of Carol Hopwood as Head of Serious and Catastrophic Injury, effective 3 September.
Hopwood joins Carpenters Group from Slater and Gordon in Liverpool, where she most recently spent five years as Principal Lawyer and Head of Brain and Spinal Injuries.
She has 25 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer specialising in cases of clients with brain, spinal, and amputation injuries, as well as fatal accidents.
In her new role, Hopwood will be responsible for leading the Serious and Catastrophic Injury team, which is based in Carpenters’ Liverpool office, and will also join the Group’s Operating Board.
Donna Richards, Chief Executive Officer (CEO of Carpenters Group), said: “Carol brings a wealth of experience to our Serious and Catastrophic Injuries Team and we are delighted to have her join us.
“Her depth of knowledge, skills and expertise of severe and catastrophic injury claims will bring real benefits to the clients that turn to us for support when facing complex cases. In addition, she will further strengthen our Operating Board and contribute to the continued growth of our business.”