Anthony Gold

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Respected team with experience in handling big-ticket catastrophic injury claims, with particular expertise in spinal cord, brain and amputation cases. Receives strong acclaim for its excellent client service. Also regularly takes on cases concerning significant psychological injury. Noted for its skilled handling of cases involving international accidents.

Strengths"They're undoubtedly the most organised and diligent group of claimant solicitors I've worked with," says a commentator. "They think things through and are tactical, sensible in decision-making and absolutely committed to each case. They never stop when they're pursuing a case."

A source says: "They're very highly regarded in the marketplace. They're small enough to be approachable and friendly, but large enough to manage their resources properly."

An interviewee comments: "Anthony Gold have a duly deserved and enviable reputation for seeking the very best case management support for their clients. Solicitors are experienced, knowledgeable and ardent advocates for their clients."

Work highlights Acted for the passenger of an uninsured, unlicensed driver who suffered a C4-level spinal cord injury. The claim is being brought against the MIB. Successful in securing funding for case management.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner David Marshall "needs no introduction," according to market commentators, who laud him as a "brilliant lawyer" and "very intelligent chap" who "has a huge reputation" in the personal injury field. He has a long and revered track record of handling stress at work, brain injury and psychiatric injury cases.

Jackie Spinks is a respected practitioner known for her extensive experience in handling brain injury cases. She is noted in particular for her work in complex child brain injury cases. A market commentator notes: "She's incredibly client-centric and very practical at handling all sorts of complex issues. I would have no hesitation in recommending her for any maximum severity case."

Jenny Kennedy is routinely sought out to represent claimants who have suffered brain, spinal and amputation injuries, including for UK nationals abroad and foreign nationals in the UK. An impressed source says: "She's got a near-encyclopaedic knowledge of medical matters. She's so experienced that there's very little she hasn't seen before. She is 110% committed to each case she does."

Jon Nicholson is a "fantastic lawyer" who is "very committed," according to sources. He heads the firm's personal injury department and clinical negligence team. He specialises in catastrophic brain and amputation injuries, including those caused by negligent medical treatment. Another source notes: "He brings enormous experience, shrewdness and endless hard work in cases for those with life-changing injuries."

Sana Bibi frequently handles complex orthopaedic injuries and chronic pain syndrome cases, particularly those arising as a result of RTAs and accidents at work. A client reports: "She has been reassuring at all times. Her strengths are that she has clearly explained each stage of my case, has worked diligently and is always available to speak to. She inspires confidence by her demeanour and by the clear advice that she gives."