Holly Gwilliams is a Litigation Executive on the medical negligence team at Pryers.
Holly has worked within the legal industry since 2006. During this time she has worked in many different areas of law, including: family, personal injury, criminal, mental health and conveyancing.
She began her career as a Legal Assistant. This role consisted of doing work as a legal secretary and a paralegal. She also began studying to become a Chartered Legal Executive at this time.
She started working in the clinical negligence sector in 2013, and became a paralegal in 2016. Over this time she gained valuable experience, while continuing her study to become a Chartered Legal Executive.
In 2019 she completed the academic part of her journey to become a Chartered Legal Executive, so is a currently Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Holly hopes to become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 2021.
At Pryers, Holly works as a Litigation Executive on the medical negligence team.
She has experience representing clients in a wide variety of claims, including claims involving:
- Orthopaedic (bone and muscle) injuries;
- Brain injuries;
- Opthamology (eye) treatment;
- Delay in diagnosing cancer;
- Cardiac (heart) treatment;
- Gastric (stomach) treatment.
Holly is also responsible for Pryers’ Legal Aid work.
In her spare time, Holly is studying for a degree in history. She also enjoys tap dancing, dressmaking and is teaching herself to knit.
Holly has also done a lot of work for charities – both in an out of work. At a previous law firm she was the treasurer of their Charity Committee, which saw her work closely with charities like SNAPS. Before this, she has taken part in fundraising for many other charities, including Eckersley House, AgeUK and Little Hiccups. She has also helped Addingham pantomime with costume making, which raised money for local charities and Alzheimer’s.