Legal support for you and your family

As part of Brainwave’s whole family approach, we are pleased to introduce our legal partnerships which aim to provide additional support and guidance to families throughout their journey with Brainwave.

Our legal partners are here to help families who have questions around their rights and want to speak to a legal professional about anything relating to their child’s disability.

To deliver this service we work alongside two nationally recognised law firms; Enable Law and Irwin Mitchell. Both firms have specialists accredited with the Law Society Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Panels, AvMA (Action Against medical Accidents) and APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers). They are also highly regarded by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 which are professional bodies rating legal services.

Both firms specialise in supporting families whose children have suffered a brain injury either from birth or because of something that happened later in their life. Through their experience they understand what families need both at the stage of diagnosis and as their child grows. Having been there for families through similar journeys, they are expert in finding solutions to unexpected needs.

Our legal partners will be happy to have a free confidential discussion with you, listen to your story and explain how they can use the law to help you and your family.

Our legal partners can help with:

  • Supporting you and your child through medical negligence
  • Supporting you and your child following a serious injury
  • Education advice
  • Deputyship and Power of Attorney Advice
  • Wills & Trusts.
Irwin Mitchell and Enable Law logos

We thank Enable Law and Irwin Mitchell for their ongoing support and look forward to working with them to provide professional support for Brainwave families.

When our daughter was born we were thrilled to welcome her into our family and for our older child to have a little sister. Our daughter was starved of oxygen which resulted in her being left with brain damage and cerebral palsy in all four limbs.

When we realised she was not hitting the development milestones, we spoke to Auriana Griffiths, a solicitor from Irwin Mitchell. From the outset, we felt she was compassionate, knowledgeable, and supportive. We immediately felt that we were in the right hands and at our first meeting Auriana mentioned Brainwave – a charity she thought could help.

Our daughter has now made great progress and a huge part is down to Brainwave. She’s likely to have learning disabilities and will need full-time care but she’s making progress and she can now crawl unaided, take a few steps with her walker and feed herself. 

Irwin Mitchell and Brainwave provided us with hope in what felt like a bleak future. We are fortunate to have both of them in our daughter’s life.

Brainwave Family

It’s been a pleasure to support this family to get the answers they longed for following the traumatic birth of their daughter. I’m proud to see how far they have come and how Brainwave has been there for them every step of the way.

Auriana Griffiths, Irwin Mitchell Medical Negligence Expert

Contact our legal partners

Jackie Linehan – Legal Director, Enable Law
Free phone: 0800 044 8488

Visit the Enable Law website

Caroline Frean – Senior Associate, Enable Law
Free phone: 0800 044 8488

Visit the Enable Law website

If your company is interested in talking to us about a partnership that provides families with greater support, please contact: