Kate Golding

Solicitor and Head of Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

Personal Injury, Clinical and Medical Negligence

Location: Yeovil

Kate is the Head of the Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence department and specialises in handling a wide variety of claims, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, brain injuries, spinal and severe lower limb injuries and tripping and slipping accidents.

She works with clients many of whom have suffered traumatic injuries and experiences, guiding them through the claims process so they can access specialist treatment and rehabilitation to improve the quality of their lives.

Kate has 20 years’ experience of conducting personal injury claims, she brings a unique insight to the process having worked on the opposite side of the fence advising insurance companies and local authorities in defending personal injury claims. She has represented a wide range of high-profile companies from the Royal Mail to Network Rail, as well as the NHS Litigation Authority and on behalf of Devon and Somerset County Councils.

Kate’s invaluable inside knowledge of the insurance industry means she can advise clients if their claim has a reasonable chance of success and what sort of realistic level compensation they can expect to receive.

Many clients can apply to be represented under conditional fee agreements, also called no win no fee agreements, or under legal expenses insurance.

Kate is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


“Kate was outstanding in her approach. Professional and proactive throughout.”

Mrs Hayes

“Kate Golding was particularly considerate and caring of my health needs in terms of her communication and I really appreciated this.”

L Davies

“Kate has been extremely supportive, helpful and has constantly kept me in the loop with everything. Thank you for everything over the past few years. Fantastic!”

Miss Drinkwater

“I was happy by the way I was kept informed during this stressful time. Kate our solicitor was very thorough and concerned for my welfare and I feel worked in my best interest.”


“Kate Golding provided a very professional service which we were very satisfied with. She demonstrated knowledge, experience and achieved the desired result which we were happy with. She was friendly, supportive, efficient, organised and maintained good communication, keeping us up to date and informed throughout the whole lengthy process. Thank you Kate and Battens Solicitors, I would highly recommend.”

H. Palumbo

“So very grateful for the kind, thorough work that Kate did for us over 5 years.”

Ms A Vanstone