The Serious Injury Team

Advice and Assistance from Cohen Cramer

The Cohen Cramer Serious Injury team are dedicated to making sure that you recover the maximum level of compensation and damages that you need to make your life as comfortable and manageable as possible following your serious injury.

Emma Mason

Solicitor and Managing Director

Emma joined Cohen Cramer in 1999. She is the head of the Serious Injury Team which reflects her vast experience in acting for clients who have suffered serious injuries as a result of accidents at work, in public places and in road traffic accidents.

Emma’s expertise also includes complex medical negligence cases. She, like the rest of the team, is experienced in acting for children as well as adults injured in accidents.

Emma is a member of the Law Society’s Personal Injury Accreditation Scheme which verifies a member’s expertise and recognises their accomplishment in the area of personal injury law.

When not practicing law Emma enjoys walking her very large dog.


Mike Massen

Solicitor and Director

Mike Massen is an experienced solicitor having qualified in 1992. He has dealt with personal injury matters through his career and has developed specialist knowledge in relation to needlestick claims focussing on the psychological damage and trauma that can result from the potential infection from blood-borne virus.

In addition, Mike has a growing reputation as a leading solicitor in the area of rape and sexual assault matters. He is regularly called upon the comment on matters related to this area and has been quoted in a number of local and national newspapers and websites.

When not practicing law Mike plays the guitar and brews his own beer; he is not very good at either.



Mike Massen is an accredited fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers


Elizabeth West

Associate Solicitor

Elizabeth joined Cohen Cramer Solicitors in 2016 having gained a wealth of experience in law firms in Yorkshire and Cheshire.

She works within the serious injury and medical negligence team, and heads up the Four Legs Law team advising on all aspects of canine and equestrian legal matters. Elizabeth is particularly proficient in bringing and defending claims under the Animals Act, which is a highly complex and specialised area of law. Elizabeth deals with criminal cases and matters of quasi-civil nature in the Magistrates Court (predominately dogs seized under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991) and has a great passion for such.

Elizabeth is a member of the Leeds and District Medico Legal Society.