Clyde & Co LLP

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Highly regarded defendant team focusing on complex high-value claims, including those with international elements. Handles the full range of personal injury matters, including catastrophic accident and mesothelioma claims. Works with an enviable list of major insurers, defending both group actions and substantial individual claims.

Strengths A client reports Clyde & Co is "extremely professional and well resourced."

Another says:"They are really supportive of us and the way we tackle investigations and cases."

Work highlights Instructed by an insurer to devise a strategy for handling claims presented by claimants with mesothelioma whereby the action is settled quickly but they are still able to access private immunotherapy treatment funded and administered directly by the insurer.

Notable practitioners


Christopher Murray
has a broad defence-side practice, routinely representing both public and private sector clients in claims arising from severe RTA, accident at work and industrial disease-related injuries.
"Excellent - very authoritative and extremely knowledgeable with a good commercial awareness."


Peter Whitehead
defends prominent insurers against significant and big-ticket public liability, employers' liability, motor and product liability claims brought by policyholders. He has deep expertise in cases involving brain and spinal cord injury arising from accidents on the road, at work and in public places.
"A really serious player with strength at all levels."