Caroline Klage

Caroline developed and heads up the eight-strong child brain injury team at Bolt Burdon Kemp, where she has been a partner since 2006. Caroline specialises in cases involving child brain injury and has achieved strong results in a number of high value and complex matters. She feels privileged to act exclusively for children who have sustained brain injury due to substandard medical treatment or as a result of a traumatic accident including road traffic accidents.

Caroline champions a pro-active, practical and holistic approach. Her priority is to ensure her clients receive rehabilitation at the earliest possible opportunity to maximise their chances of achieving the optimum outcome whilst providing essential and effective support to her clients' families. She works closely with her clients' families, schools and healthcare professionals to ensure their complex needs are well met so that they can flourish post-injury.

Caroline has successfully applied for statements of Special Educational Needs ('SEN') and Education and Healthcare ('EHC') Plans for her clients and has also successfully appealed the contents of statements of SEN and EHC Plans in relation to provision and school placement.

Caroline has been widely praised for her exceptional client care and is the firm's client care partner. She risk assesses the medical negligence cases for the whole firm and was formerly Head of the Medical Negligence team before setting up the specialist Child Brain Injury team.

Practice areas


  • APIL


  • Contributing Author


  • College of Law London - LPC - Commendation
  • University of Nottingham - European Law (LLM) - Distinction
  • University of Lancaster - European Legal Studies with German (LLB) - 2:1
  • Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School, Barnet ' A-levels French (A), German (A) and Economics (C)

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