Natalia Banaszczyk

Natalia Banaszczyk​​​​, Trainee Legal Executive specialising in personal injury litigation sitting at a boardroom table
Natalia Banaszczyk​​​​, Trainee Legal Executive specialising in personal injury litigation sitting at a boardroom table

My Journey as a Trainee Legal Executive Specialising in Personal Injury Litigation

I am an enthusiastic professional on a continuous journey of growth and development. My career path has taken some interesting turns, beginning with Hospitality and now leading me into the legal sector. Over the past three years, I’ve dedicated myself to understanding and excelling in personal injury litigation, currently working at HOMS Assist within the Plaintiff Litigation Department. This is my story and passion for helping personal injury victims navigate the complexities of the legal landscape.

From Hospitality to Law: A Unique Pathway

My professional journey began in the vibrant world of Hospitality, where I honed my skills in customer service and management. Despite enjoying this dynamic environment, I felt a growing curiosity for the legal field. This led me to pivot my career, and for the past two and a half years, I have been immersed in the Plaintiff Litigation Department at HOMS Assist. Starting as a legal secretary, I found myself drawn to the intricacies of personal injury litigation and steadily progressed, embarking on the new challenge of becoming a legal executive.

Passion for Psychology and Law

One of the driving forces behind my dedication to personal injury litigation is my fascination with psychology and human behaviour. Initially considering a course in psychology, I decided to align my studies with my legal career, opting to pursue Criminal Psychology instead. This field bridges my interests, allowing me to apply psychological insights to legal cases, particularly in understanding the experiences and trauma of personal injury victims. I am currently completing my studies in Criminal Psychology, which continuously enriches my perspective and capabilities within the legal arena.

Life Beyond the Law

Outside of work, I believe in keeping myself engaged and continuously learning. My curiosity drives me to read extensively, often delving into subjects I know little about to broaden my knowledge. Music, walks, travel, and adventures are other passions that balance my life, providing relaxation and inspiration.

Life is a Learning Experience

I firmly believe that life is a constant learning experience. Every case, every client interaction, every new legal concept offers an opportunity to learn and grow. This philosophy underpins my approach to personal injury litigation. I strive to bring empathy, precision, and deep understanding to my work, ensuring that my clients feel supported and informed throughout their legal journey.

Expertise in Personal Injury Litigation

In my role at HOMS Assist, I have had the opportunity to work on a diverse range of cases within personal injury litigation. My work involves understanding the nuances of each case, from initial consultations to court proceedings. Here are some areas where I specialise:

  • Case Management: Ensuring that each case progresses smoothly, with meticulous attention to detail and adherence to legal protocols.
  • Client Support: Providing compassionate and comprehensive support to clients, helping them navigate the complexities of plaintiff litigation.
  • Legal Research: Conducting thorough research to build strong cases and stay updated with the latest legal precedents and developments in personal injury law.

The Importance of Personal Injury Litigation

Personal injury litigation plays a critical role in ensuring justice and compensation for those who have suffered harm due to another’s negligence. It involves a detailed process of gathering evidence, proving liability, and demonstrating the impact of injuries on the victim’s life. As a legal professional specialising in this field, my goal is to alleviate the burden on personal injury victims, guiding them through the legal process with empathy and expertise.

Key Steps in Personal Injury Legal Process

  1. Consultation and Case Evaluation: Initial meetings to understand the circumstances of the injury and determine the viability of the case.
  2. Investigation and Evidence Gathering: Collecting medical records, accident reports, witness statements, and other relevant evidence.
  3. Filing an Application with the Personal Injuries Resolution Board: Submission of a detailed application form, which includes comprehensive information about the accident, the injuries sustained, and the impact on the victim’s life.
  4. Filing the Legal Proceedings: Officially initiating the legal proceedings by filing a writ with the court.
  5. Discovery Phase: Exchanging information between parties through depositions, interrogatories, and document requests.
  6. Negotiation and Settlement Discussions: Attempting to resolve the case through settlement negotiations to avoid prolonged litigation.
  7. Trial Preparation and Court Proceedings: Preparing for trial if a settlement is not reached, presenting the case before a judge or jury.

Conclusion: A Commitment to Excellence

My journey in personal injury litigation has been one of continuous learning and development. At HOMS Assist, I am committed to providing exceptional legal services, guided by empathy, professionalism, and a deep understanding of my clients’ needs. If you or a loved one has been affected by a personal injury and need expert legal assistance, I am here to help.

Feel free to reach out to me for a consultation. Together, we can navigate the path to justice and recovery.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about my journey and passion for personal injury litigation. Let’s connect and explore how I can assist you with your legal needs.

Other Team Members

Photograph of Ita Barrett, Office Manage with HOMS Assist

Ita Barrett

OFFICE MANAGER

Photograph of Chloe Boland Personal Injury Claims Coordinator sitting at a desk

Chloe Boland

Claims Coordinator

Photography of Robert Bourke, Partner with HOMS Assist

Robert Bourke

Partner

Photograph on Stephen Clancy, Motor Assessor

Stephen Clancy

Motor Assessor

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William Donovan

SOLICITOR

Photograph of Cillian Dowling, Trainee Solicitor, specialising in personal injuries and medical negligence

Cillian Dowling

Trainee Solicitor

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