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Seema Bains

Partner // Chair of Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Group, London

Seema is a partner in the Casualty Team in London. She has over 16 years' experience in defending complex personal injury claims on behalf of insurers, retailers and private individuals.
+44 (0)20 7645 9532

+44 (0)7500 084 843



She handles a variety of employers' and public liability claims. These include both liability and quantum disputes. She is often instructed in complex medical causation cases.

Seema defends a variety of different claims on behalf of defendants. Her experience includes claims involving chronic pain, repetitive strain injuries and bullying and harassment. She also has experience of dealing with fraudulent and exaggerated insurance claims, amputations, significant orthopaedic injuries and brain injury. Additionally she has an interest in retail claims.

Legal 500 2013 recommended Seema for "large, complex claims".

She is a Chair of DWF's Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Group.

Seema is fluent in Gujarati and is passionate about diversity. This gives her responsibility for implementing the DWF diversity strategy and creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

She is featured in Black Letter Law, a publication showcasing the achievements of ethnic minorities in the legal profession.

Seema is shortlisted for Legal Advisor of the Year at the 2018 Women in Finance Awards.

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